Frost Science Museum's Award-Winning Program Upward Bound Helps Create Environmental StewardsThe Frost Science Museum is known for its stunning aquarium, but it's also the center of important research work which helps South Florida further careers in math, science and helps them become environmental stewards.
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Miami Proud: FIU "Foreverglades" Scholars Working To Protect The EnvironmentDave Warren reports these “Foreverglades” scholars from Florida International University who are studying the effects of climate change and are already ambassadors for our unique South Florida ecosystem.
Miami Woman Finds Her Calling, And 'Daughter' at Miami BridgeJudy Reinach found her calling at the Miami Bridge in 1985.
Teen Entrepreneur With Keen Sense Of Fashion Gives Back During Diabetes Awareness MonthNovember is Diabetes Awareness Month. There is a 14-year-old Parkland girl with the disease who is a budding entrepreneur in the fashion world. She's not letting anything stop her from her goals or giving back.
Centner Academy Teaching Kids How To Be Happy, Healthy and KindEverything about Centner Academy preschool is bright, colorful and designed to increase happiness to lead to academic performance. The school’s founding principles are a holistic approach to wellness, kindness, and education.
Backpack Barber Gives Hope And Haircuts To Homeless In This Week's Miami ProudGreg Young had some difficult years living on and off the streets in South Florida until he got his life on track. Now a barbershop owner in Fort Lauderdale, he’s taking his skills to the street, helping out the homeless as the Backpack Barber.
Miami Proud: 4Oceans Co-founders Mark Milestone To Help Environment & Expand Product Line4Ocean's South Florida co-founders, whose mission is to remove pollution from the ocean, has hit a new milestone.
Miami Proud: Big Brothers Big Sisters Of Broward's BIG Pride Program Focuses On LGBTQ YouthNik Harris knew that she wanted to be a mentor, and said that if she “held on long enough to be in a position I could help some other kid that I was going to do it.” As a member of the LGBTQ+ community, she got that chance, through Big Brothers Big Sisters of Broward County with the new program BIG Pride.
Miami Proud: Described As 'Nicest Man,' Sanitation Worker Acnel Moses Called 'Catalyst For Kindness'Acnel Moses has been driving the same routes in Pembroke Pines, six days a week, for ten years with Waste Pro and longer with prior companies. The sanitation worker has gotten to know a lot of his customers and has gotten the attention of many.
Miami Proud: Teen Mom Alesha Dillon Overcomes Obstacles, Becomes Nurse, Plans On Giving BackAlesha Dillon proudly shows her academic certificates, of which there are several, and the Atlantic Technical College graduate then headed straight to the frontlines of the pandemic, as a traveling licensed practical nurse.
Miami Proud: Miami-Dade Silver Knight Student Brings Veterans’ Experiences To The StageThirty Miami-Dade and Broward County high school students were recently honored at the 63rd annual Miami Herald and El Nuevo Herald Silver Knight Awards. Nicholas Quintana earned the award in the drama category for his work creating the Bronze Star Purple Heart Project.
Miami Proud: ‘Everyone Is Seen As Equals’: Teen Volunteer Shines Light On Inclusiveness At WOW Center For Differently Abled AdultsA South Florida teenager is making a big impact on a local non-profit organization by volunteering her time to help differently-abled adults.
Miami Proud: Miami Musician Part Of Barrier-Breaking Classical Music Trio 'The String Queens'Violist Dawn Johnson was born and raised in Miami and she is part of a trio in Washington D.C called The String Queens.
Miami Proud: Frost Science Museum's Award-Winning Program Helps Create Environmental StewardsThe Frost Science Museum is known for its stunning aquarium, but it's also the center of important research work which helps South Florida students further careers in math, science and helps them become environmental stewards.
Miami Proud: Armour Dance Theater’s Leader Is Driving Force For Inclusion In Dance EducationA class of young aspiring ballerinas is under the watchful eye of Ruth Wiesen, the executive director of Armour Dance Theater in South Miami.
Miami Proud: Young Musician On Autism Spectrum Showcases Extraordinary TalentWhat a year indoors it has been for piano prodigy Jacob Velazquez as he has developed an incredible musical touch.
Miami Proud: The Miami Bridge Enlists Community Support To Shelter Young Adults In CrisisA new program launched by the Miami Bridge is helping pair young adults in crisis, in need of short-term housing, with residents in Miami-Dade who volunteer their homes.