Miami Proud: Teen Entrepreneur 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.
Miami Proud: Guitars Over Guns Gets Big Boost From Global ContestA safe space for kids to express themselves through music is what Guitars over Guns is all about. The organization has been mentoring teens through music for more than a decade.
Miami Proud: Nicklaus Children’s Hospital Uses Art To Heal During COVID-19 PandemicCoping during the COVID-19 pandemic can be difficult for some. There can be plenty of stress and potential mental health issues, but Dr. Santiago Medina, an associate director of radiology at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital, is using his passion for art to help address overall healing with the formation of the “Show Us Your HeART” initiative.
Miami Proud: Quadruple Amputee Determined To Live Life To FullestA near death experience due to an unknown bacterium left marine scientist Kemit-Amon Lewis a changed man after losing both feet and both hands, but he has coped with the challenges and now teaches others about determination with an attitude that is truly inspiring.
Miami Proud: Centner Academy Calls Itself The 'First Happiness School'Everything about Centner Academy preschool is bright, colorful, designed to increase happiness to lead to academic performance. The school’s founding principles are a holistic approach to wellness, kindness, and education.
Miami Proud: Risky & Complex Medical Procedure On Pongo The Giraffe Is First For Zoo MiamiRecently an adult male giraffe named Pongo was fully anesthetized in order to treat critical foot injuries. This incredibly risky procedure would take a special team and a tactical operation.
Miami Proud: Coffee For A Cause In KendallOur Grounds is a unique coffee shop in Kendall brewing kindness and creating opportunity for people with all kinds of disabilities. CBS4’s Marybel Rodriguez explains how they are literally grinding through the pandemic.
Miami Proud: Dr. Daniel Bober Looks At Coronavirus Pandemic Impact On Mental HealthDr. Daniel Bober spoke about the impact of the pandemic on mental health, what he is experiencing day to day, and what we all need to know.
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.