Miami Proud: Thrift Boutique Provides Second Chance For Women Who Have Served Prison TimeDragonfly Thrift Boutique in Miami has all sorts of contemporary items you’d expect to find- furniture, clothing, ladies’ accessories, handbags; and there is the unexpected.
Miami Proud: Teen Recovering From Tumor Finds Motivation Through VolunteeringThis week's Miami Proud shines a light on a Miami teenager going through a difficult struggle but finding strength and inspiration through his dedication to his community service.
Miami Proud: Jimmy Ryce Center Provides Bloodhounds To Law Enforcement For 25 YearsRemembering Jimmy Ryce 25 years ago this week. Jimmy’s parents Don and Claudine Ryce created a legacy in Jimmy's name in the hopes that no parent go through what they did by creating the bloodhound network.
Miami Proud: Backpack Barber Gives Hope And Haircuts To HomelessGreg Young had some difficult years living on and off the streets in South Florida until he got his life on track.
Miami Proud: 4ocean Co-founders Reach Major 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: Senior Citizens At The Palace Find Silver Linings During Coronavirus PandemicSenior citizens at The Palace Coral Gables have managed to find some silver linings while abiding by strict coronavirus regulations.
Miami Proud: Horses Are 'Invaluable Tool' For Miami Police Community PatrolsFor more than 80 years, Miami Police officers from the Mounted Patrol Unit have been hoofing it through Miami neighborhoods. This equestrian side of community policing patrols areas from Little Haiti to Coconut Grove.
Miami Proud: Beloved Zoo Miami Employee Inspires ColleaguesYvette Jones is Zoo Miami’s composting operations manager. She is one of approximately 500 employees and has a pretty unique role.
Miami Proud: Baptist Health Garden Program Thrives With Virtual Community InvolvementBaptist Health's Grow 2 Heal community garden program still grows and thrives with virtual involvement amid coronavirus pandemic.
Miami Proud: Broward Sheriff Fire Dept. Celebrates Retirement Of Special Team MemberThe Broward Sheriff Fire Department is celebrating the retirement of a special member of the team, who exemplifies community service.
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: Joshua's Heart Celebrates 15 Years As Youth-Led Nonprofit Dedicated To 'Stomping Out Hunger'Joshua's Heart celebrates 15 years as youth led nonprofit dedicated to stomping out hunger and poverty.
Miami Proud: North Miami Flag Store Is Destination For July 4th And BeyondBarbara Dabney has been the owner of Freedom Flag & Banner for 31 years. Whatever you need, she’s got it or can make it.
Miami Proud: Miami Lighthouse For Blind Summer Program Teaches, Tackles Social Distancing GuidelinesThe Miami Lighthouse just opened for the first time since March for its summer camp programs.
Miami Proud: Senior Citizens Benefit From Food Delivery ServicesSince the start of the coronavirus pandemic we've witnessed how meeting basic needs became a challenge for many and that neighbors do look out for one another. in today's Miami Proud, an example how help arrived for one group of senior citizens.