Miami Proud: Missing Front Legs, Happy Puppy Roo Gets Fur-Ever HomeWatching the playful and happy puppy chewing on a squeaky toy, it is clear that Roo is gleefully unaware of how lucky he is after being adopted.
Miami Proud: Singer With ‘Voice Of An Angel,’ Amanda Visconti Comforts Cancer PatientsAmanda Visconti tunes her acoustic guitar and warms up her vocals, as the 25-year-old singer-songwriter prepares for her audience at Miami Cancer Institute, as a member of the Art in Medicine program.
Miami Proud: Twin Sisters Create App To Help Those With ScoliosisTwin sisters Delaney and Hadley Robertson, who are about to start high school, came up with a way to help countless children living with scoliosis.
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.
Miami Proud: Homestead Opens World's First "Cybrarium"Welcome to a high-tech community space where you can check out a lot more than books and you don’t have to whisper.
Miami Proud: Celebrate Earth Day With A Spotlight On ‘MangroLife’Tiny red mangrove seedlings are being planted with care at Richardson Historic Park & Nature Preserve in Wilton Manors by a group of volunteers called MangroLife.
Miami Proud: 'No More Tears' Founder Somy Ali Devoted To Helping Victims Of Domestic ViolenceSomy Ali confronts domestic violence and human trafficking every single day, as her volunteer team, No More Tears, call themselves the ‘second responders’ as they assist in putting victims’ lives back together.