YG Institute Blog & Updates


Mother’s day donations

Our donors made this Mother’s Day very special by bringing hope to moms in Halfway house. Thanks to Commissioner Sally Heyman, Mirta de Perales, Dr Jay and Maria Amelua Torres, Kaba Law Group, Aventura Marketing Council, Sun Jewerly & Art, Miami Merchandise Mart, Hidalgo Kids, Jennifer Messemer-Skold , and volunteers for helping us accomplish our mission.

Happy New year!

Thankful because all of you were part of 2021 and hopeful that you continue with us in our work of community inclusion and integration of families and communities in reentry during this coming 2022. We finish this year working for those in reentry process. HAPPY NEW YEAR!

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Congratulations David!

Congratulations and thanks to David Delateja grandson of Barbara Ferrer for completing 20 hours of community work by purchasing and wrapping presents also writing Christmas cards. Together we can made a better world.

2020 Volunteer of the year: Lorena

Congratulations to Lorena Hermelo as #yginstitute volunteer of this year 2020. Lorena is an asset to our organization from day one when she started her summer internship and become a volunteer after she completed her internship. She has been volunteering in different...

Partnership with Colleen Dupont Inc.

Meet our new partner, Colleen Dupont, who is a mentor and a trainer helping us expand our cause and our mission statement to aid our community. We are honored to announce our partnership with Colleen Dupont Inc. (Mentor & Trainer ), especially in this time of...

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William Rodriguez

Meet our new volunteer Williams Rodriguez from Coral Reef High School. He is volunteering for his future college life. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XyaouAbRYUc

Maya Lalita, our youngest donor

Gratitude and love to our youngest donor Maya Lalita and her organization GIFTS-Goods for Inmates Families to Share for the donations of toys for children with a parent at #RiversideHouse in the pictures Maya Lalita and Diana Rodriguez.


Summer 2020 intern: Lorena

Meet Lorena, an integral part of our organization during our summer of 2020. She helped us with her exceptional organizational skills and excel expertise. Lorena was part of our Youth Summer Intern 2020 program. She did a great job in our organization, working as a...

Our summer 2020 Interns: Alquisha

Meet Alquisha, one of our summer 2020 interns, whom we valued deeply for her help in our organization. Alquisha was one of our Youth Summer Interns in 2020. She was in charge of doing our office inventory and Criminal Justice research. As an intern in our program, she...

Our summer 2020 interns: Angelina

Meet Angelina, one of our interns! Angelina was in charge of preparing #yginstitute newsletter. She is a talented, organized, and bright high school student. We are thankful for the excellent work that you did in our organization helping us serve our community. We...

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