Marybel Rodriguez reports students and faculty at Turner Tech High School are rallying around teacher Wendell Exclusa who has been battling cancer for the last two years.
Weston Teen's Business Combines Fashion And Philanthropy In This Week's Miami ProudCombining fashion sense with philanthropy, a Weston teenager has started a business that rings true to her spirit.
Miami Proud Shines Spotlight On The NWBA and South Florida’s Wheelchair Basketball TeamThere is the NBA, the WNBA and there is also the NWBA, the National Wheelchair Basketball Association, one of the oldest disabled sports organizations in the world and it's the focus of this week's Miami Proud
Haitian Artist Edouard Duval-Carrié's Work Focuses On Haitian People And Its HistoryToday's Miami Proud spotlight shines brightly on contemporary artist Edouard Duval-Carrié, whose work is both a labor of love and a lesson in history of the Haitian people.
Miami Bayside Foundation Helps Minority-Owned Businesses Attain 'The American Dream'Miami Bayside Foundation helped First U.S. Linen in Opa-Locka, a minority-owned business attain the American Dream.
Homestead Miami Mariachi Conservatory Connects Kids To Their Heritage Through MusicSouth Miami-Dade is home to a large Mexican American population including many farmworkers. The Mexican American Council has supported these families since 1984, working to break the cycle of poverty through education and access to the arts.
Miami Proud: North Broward Hospital Dr. Jean Dominique Foureau On The Front Lines During The PandemicDr. Jean Dominique Foureau or “Doctor JD” is a first-year emergency medicine resident sharing his path and how he plans to pay it forward.
Miami Proud: Singer 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. https://cbsloc.al/3luMA0k
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: COVID-19 Changing The Job Of Animal Services Supervisor Sean GallagherCBS4 News 6:00 a.m.In his own words, Miami-Dade Animal Services Enforcement Supervisor Sean Gallagher explains how the coronavirus pandemic has affected his job on the frontlines.
Miami Proud: Broward Health Nurse Is Transplant Survivor Who Now Helps OthersLauren Pastrana reports Grace Walker, who survived a liver transplant, works the transplant floor at Broward Health Medical Center. Note: This story was produced before social distancing measures were put in place.
Miami Proud: Injured Pit Bull Rescued By Kind Heated BSO FirefighterTed Scouten reports firefighter Marcus Alphonse was honored for his actions. Note: This story was produced before the coronavirus pandemic made social distancing necessary.
Miami Proud: Wheelchair Table Tennis Champ An Inspiration to AllCBS4's Marybel Rodriguez shares Terese Terranova's story.
Miami Proud: It's All About Acceptance & Friendship In The Friendship CircleMaking friends, hanging out, it sounds so simple. But it is not easy for everyone, especially those on the autism spectrum or with Down syndrome, and other handicaps. At the Friendship Circle in Kendall, a unique formula introduces teenage and young adult volunteers to friends, and through shared experiences both are enriched.
Miami Proud: Collaboration Between Seminole Tribe, Broward Judge Seeks To Make Families StrongerKarli Barnett reports Broward Family Court Judge Jose Izquierdo hears cases once a month on the Seminole Reservation in Hollywood through a recent collaboration with the tribe. It is the only one in Florida.
Miami Proud: Killian Athlete's Challenging Recovery After Life Saving SurgeryJimmy Berry reports Toniyah Washington underwent life-saving surgery and her road to recovery provided more challenging than you could imagine.
Miami Proud: Key Largo Sanctuary Is A Safe Haven For Birds Of All FeathersRudabeh Shahbazi reports the mission of the Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center and Sanctuary is to rescue, rehabilitate, and release native and migratory birds brought to them.