Real Life Stories

My Sidekick


My family has always been a big part of my support system and my dream. I love them much! Thank you for believing in me. 

Family First


Thank you for not being selfish and walking alongside me while on this journey. I love you all.

New York! New York!


After leading the GNV project, Tremaine presented at the Sistrunk Soup and won! He was then introduced to someone from his school of choice and later rewarded a $60,000 scholarship. Congratulations to him for all his hard work and dedication to the project.

Graffitize not Vandalize Project

GNV won at the Sistrunk Soup and was later funded by Walmart and given a mural by Housing Authority.

The GNV Project won at the Sistrunk Soup and then funded later by Walmart for outstanding community work. Housing Authority of the City of Fort Lauderdale then gave us a canvass for a mural. GNV has now done 11 murals in Fort Lauderdale. 



After working with OCL GNV project for a year, Ruth Burotte was awarded a $17,000 grant with Broward County for traffic signal wraps. She is also the official artist for Survivors' Stroll.