Lauren Pastrana reports the project teaches about the Holocaust in ways a traditional classroom setting never could.
Miami Proud: Man Uses Art And Science To Take On Climate ChangeRudabeh Shahbazi says Miami artist Xavier Cortad uses his art to engage others to take action.
Miami Proud: Therapy Dog Volunteers Bring Smiles To Young PatientsEliott Rodriguez reports on therapy dogs, large furry friends that bring smiles and cheer to young patients at Nicklaus Children's Hospital.
Miami Proud: Kendall Coffee Shop Brews Up Kindness And OpportunityMarybel Rodriguez says Our Grounds is a non-profit corporation that runs a vocational training site and coffee shop for adults and adolescents with intellectual and cognitive disabilities.
Miami Proud: Super Bowl Host Committee Signing Up "Super" VolunteersKarli Barnett reports during Super Bowl week, these volunteers will be positioned at both airports, the Super Bowl Experience, the Miami Beach Convention Center and Super Bowl Live at Bayfront Park, greeting visitors, providing helpful info and acting as ambassadors for one of Miami’s biggest parties.
Miami Proud: St. Jude's Fiercest Young Supporter Wants To Help As Many Kids As She CanMarybel Rodrigeuz reports 12-year-old Victoria Rubio is the spokesperson for “Team Victoria” which fundraising for the St. Jude Walk/Run to End Childhood Cancer.
Miami Proud: Miami Gardens Track Team Builds Community, Breaks RecordsJim Berry reports the Miami Gardens Xpress track and field team have been national champions for three years in a row.
Miami Proud: Non Profit Sanctuary Takes Care Of Animals Big And SmallRudabeh Shabahzi says the Everglades Outpost animals takes care of animals that are no longer wanted, or have been confiscated by authorities.
Miami Proud: Dancer Pays It Forward With Little Haiti ProgramMarybel Rodriguez reports Tyrell Rolle is bringing his talent and passion back to his hometown for his next big act while paying it forward.
Miami Proud: South Florida Teen Creates Outreach Program For Homeless WomenFrances Wang says Elettlia Addison-Phelps delivers bags with personal hygiene items to homeless women in Miami-Dade.
Miami Proud: South Florida Entrepreneur Whose Business Brings Families TogetherLauren Pastrana reports Max Tuchman and Alvaro Sabido co-founded "Caribu", an interactive video-calling platform that lets you read and draw with kids or grandkids, no matter where you are in the world.
Miami Proud: Special Woman Has Become The "Baby Whisperer" At Baptist HospitalMarybel Rodriguez reports Debbie Figaro cuddles babies in Baptist Hospital's neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) to provide a human connection.
Miami High School Student Recognized As 'Amazon Future Engineer Scholar' In Today's Miami ProudA South Florida high school student secured a coveted scholarship and has already begun carving out her path to success in science and engineering, but it's what she wants to do for women in the field that's all the more inspiring.
Miami Proud: It's A Family Affair At Southern Food Joint ‘Shuckin & Jivin’, Now Part Of Super Bowl LIVA South Florida entrepreneur's southern food eatery is set to feed thousands of hungry fans during America's biggest game, right in their backyard.
Miami-Dade Parks and Recreation Department Work To Save Endangered Sea Turtles With Conservation ProgramA loggerhead turtle shuffles back to the ocean, having successfully completed the journey to lay her eggs.
Miami Proud: Medical Students At FIU Travel On Amazon River To Provide Treatment For Under-Served CommunitiesIn the coming weeks, 16 medical students from a local university will have their lives changed forever, as future doctors, students and human beings, when they head out on a medical mission trip to the Amazon.
Miami Proud: Plantation High School Students Prepare To Take Off With Rocket Building CompetitionLocal high school students are aiming sky-high as they take part in a Broward County school program that's literally rocket science.
Miami Proud: High School Students In One Broward Program Have Sky High GoalsEliott Rodriguez reports the students in the aerospace engineering program at Plantation High School build rockets and compete in the national Team America Rocketry Challenge.
Miami Proud: Woman's Positive Outlook On Life Helps Her Create ArtGlenniesha Darkins may have lost all function of her limbs, but that hasn't stopped her from creating beautiful art.
Miami Proud: Miami-Dade Students Connected To Theater By Adrienne Arsht Center EducatorThe Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts is connecting Miami-Dade students to theater and for one educator in particular, it is personal.
Miami Lighthouse for the Blind Educator Inspires Students by ExampleThe Miami Lighthouse for the Blind and Visually Impaired has been devoted to changing the lives of the visually impaired since it opened in 1931.
Miami Proud: Volunteers Work To Make Sure Veterans Have Proper BurialTed Scouten reports the Missing in America Project, a non-profit organization that locates the unclaimed cremated remains of veterans and provides full military interment services.
Miami Proud: Miami Super Bowl Host Committee & Women's Fund Of Miami-Dade Look To Address Sex TraffickingWhile the Miami Super Bowl Host Committee gears up for the big game in Miami next February, they are also addressing a very serious issue here in South Florida, sex trafficking.
Miami Proud: Broward Health Nurse Is Champion For Organ DonationGrace Walker has come full circle from nurse, to patient, survivor to nurse again.
Miami Proud: Miami Beach High School Documentary Preserves Holocaust Survivors' StoriesLauren Pastrana reports the project teaches about the Holocaust in ways a traditional classroom setting never could.
Miami Proud: Lotus House Transforms The Lives Of Homeless Women And ChildrenLisa Petrillo reports Lotus House has been combating homelessness for 16 years. They were recently gifted a new kitchen.
Miami Proud: One Woman's Mission To End Drunk DrivingFrances Wang reports Heather Geronemus lost her father to a drunk driver. She founded Fort Lauderdale’s Walk like MADD and MADD Dash to raise money for the organization.
Miami Proud: BLUE Missions Works To Ensure Clean Water Is Available To EveryoneMarybel Rodriguez reports BLUE Missions is working to make sure that clean water access is available to everyone.
Miami Proud: Farm To Table Program With Healing At Its RootsKarli Barnett reports The mission of Grow2Heal addresses the epidemic of chronic disease by creating a healthy food environment, harvested to heal hospital patients and serve the neighboring community.
Miami Proud: Shelter Dedicated To Finding Forever Homes For Our Four Legged FriendsEliott Rodriguez reports Paws4You has saved close to 8,000 dogs.