Our Mission

The purpose of Do The Right Thing of Miami, Inc. (DTRT) is to recognize and reward Miami youth for their exemplary behavior, accomplishments and good deeds through a unique partnership with the City of Miami Police Department, the Miami-Dade Schools Police Department, and other participating law enforcement agencies in Miami-Dade. The DTRT Awards Program distinguishes exceptional school-age children who choose to be drug and crime free, exhibit non-violent behavior, do well in school, make a difference in their communities and demonstrate turnaround behavior. Each month of the school year, parents, police officers, teachers and other adults nominate up to 1,000 children for “doing the right thing.” A selection committee reviews the nominations and selects ten finalists for the month who are honored at a ceremony at police headquarters in downtown Miami.

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Nominate or Register Today

Please click on the Nominate button to submit a student nomination or select the Register button if you are the DTRT Coordinator for your school and have not yet signed up to participate in the program.

Latest News

October 2014 Top 10 Winners!

Congratulations to the October 2014 Top 10 Winners!  The ceremony was held … [Read More...]

Give Miami Day! 11/20/14

Do The Right Thing is participating in The Miami Foundation's Give Miami … [Read More...]

Washington, D.C. Special Recognition Trip

DTRT was in Washington, D.C. with the 2013-2014 Special Recognition Winners … [Read More...]

Coordinator Corner

December updates and reminders!

Please find updates and reminders for December below: -The November nominations will be sent to school mail TUESDAY 12/9.  Please expect them hopefully before winter break. NOVEMBER NOMINATIONS ONLY: We ran out of size Youth Large (extra small) for November nominations and therefore some of you will be receiving a size Small shirt instead. -The deadline to submit nominations for December is FRIDAY 12/19 by 5:00 pm! Please remember all nominations must be a minimum of 4 sentences to be accepted. -We are still selling our famous "Do The Right Thing and Keep Calm" … [Read More...]

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