Greg 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 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.
Miami Proud: Students Rally Around Beloved Teacher Battling CancerMarybel 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.
Miami Proud: Miami-Dade Police Deliver Joy, Fun At Easterseal's PartyRudabeh Shahbazi reports the Miami-Dade Police Department’s Community Education team brought the audience to their feet.
Folk Singer Gets Career Boost From Miami Theater Center LEAP ProgramFolk singer Inez Barlatier is poised for the next step that all budding performers hope for thanks to the Miami Theater Center.
Miami Proud: Neighbors Step To Help A Woman In NeedTed Scouten says an act of kindness led to Fort Lauderdale residents helping a neighbor in need
Miami Proud: Journey Through Art, History & Mystery At Deering EstateEliott Rodriguez reports the Deering Estate recently held a celebration unveiling two beautiful stained glass pieces titled "Flight Into Egypt.” These rare, centuries-old artifacts depict biblical scenes of the Holy Family fleeing King Herod's rule. They are part of Charles Deering’s vast art collection.
Miami Proud: Books & Books Owner Mitchell Kaplan's Love Of Literature Help Create Miami Book FairLauren Pastrana talked with Book Fair co-founder Mitchell Kaplan who said the Magic City and the business of storytelling has made an evolution through the years.
Miami Proud: Organization Pairs Horses With Special RidersKarli Barnett says at the Good Hope Equestrian Training Center people of all abilities can saddle up and enjoy a fun time while gaining independence and confidence.
Miami Proud: HistoryMiami Museum To Celebrate 80th Anniversary Next YearEliott Rodriguez takes us inside the Magic City’s fascinating past from two top authorities on the subject.
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.