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.

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Give Miami Day! 11/20/14

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September 2014 Top 10 Winners!

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Coordinator Corner

November Reminders/Updates

October Nominations Thank you all for nominating almost 800 students in October!  The October nominations were sent to school mail Wednesday 11/12. Please expect them to get to you in around 2 weeks from this date.  Please always keep in mind that as a general rule, the nominations take about a month from the deadline to be processed and delivered to you.  In other words, please expect your nominations by the 20th of the following month.  Please remember that there are only two of us here at DTRT who process around 800 students each month and therefore your patience is much … [Read More...]

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