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Miami Dade College takes pride in the Haitian Flag

As we celebrate the Haitian culture and flag this week, it is important to remember the words on the Haitian flag, “Union Fait la Force” that can be translated as strength is in unity. Miami Dade College understands that teaching our young students about the strength of the Haitian people and the example of a nation fighting for what is right is paramount to what can happen when the oppressed put their minds and actions together. […]

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Annual Youth Program Graduation Celebrates Youth Talent with Feature Keynote Speaker,  Dr. Shirley Plantin

Following the opening ceremony which honored the ancestors and gave voice to the purpose of the event—to celebrate young, gifted and talented youth in the community, welcome remarks and words of inspiration were given by Florida State Representative James Bush III, District 109. Also present, featured keynote speaker, Dr. Shirley Plantin, of U-Turn Youth Consulting and the author of The Backstory of a New Reality. […]


Miami Dolphins Partner with 5000 Role Models of Excellence to Host Football Unites Police and Youth Conference

     Early on the morning of Monday May 20th, hundreds of African American and minority male middle and high school students from twenty of South Florida’s local schools made their way to Hard Rock Stadium for the Football Unites ™ Police and Youth Conference hosted by the Miami Dolphins.  This conference was designed to provide youth from the 5000 Role Models of Excellence program the opportunity to positively interact and create better relationships with local law enforcement officers. […]

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Broward native, scores big in Education!

After many successful years in education, Janice became the Principal of Redan High School in Dekalb County, Georgia. Under her leadership, Redan continues to grow  academically with strong extra-curricular offerings for the students. Because of her hard work and dedication, she was awarded the Community and Five Point Thrust Award in the category of Education Development. at the “Grand Celebration by the Stone Mountain-Lithonia Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta, Inc. […]