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 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

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Stop by Peterbrooke Chocolatier in Coral Gables and buy some chocolate-15% … [Read More...]

DTRT Car Wash Fundraiser!

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The Miami Marlins honor our winners!

DTRT attended the Miami Marlins vs Oakland Athletics game on Friday June … [Read More...]

Coordinator Corner

Welcome back for the 2014-2015 school year!

We want to welcome everyone back to another successful year of "doing the right thing"! Coordinator Registration: If you would like to participate in DTRT for the new school year please remember to register as Coordinator for your school by clicking on the "Register (Schools Only)" button.  Please note that ALL COORDINATORS, whether new to the program or having participated in past years must register once again at the start of every school year. DTRT Presentations: If you would like Executive Director Jodi Atkison to do a brief presentation about the program to your teachers please … [Read More...]