Marlins Ayudan Adopt-O-Mania

Join the Miami Marlins Ayudan Team, The Voice, Miami-Dade County Animal Services, and The Cat Network for the 5th Annual   Marlins Ayudan Adopt-O-Mania!

Sunday, August 14, 2016 // 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. // Marlins Park West Plaza
"Miami is Stopping HIV Together"
The Miami-Dade County Office of Community Advocacy is partnering with the Florida Department of Health to promote the "Miami is Stopping HIV Together" campaign throughout the month of August at the Stephen P. Clark Center lobby.
The kickoff will be on Tuesday, August 16 with a "Take the Train, Take the Test" event at the Hialeah Metrorail Station. There will be Free HIV, STD, and Hepatitis C testing. HIV test results will be available in 20 minutes. For more information on where you can get tested, please visit: or call 1-800-FLA-AIDS (1-800-352-2437.

Tuesday, August 16, 2016 // 1 - 6 pm // Hialeah Metrorail Station 125 East 21 Street

Hialeah Field Office
Miami Field Office
Oakland Park Field Office
Kendall Field Office

*USCIS Calendar Schedules for the month of August

FedAssist - Representatives from U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services will be available to answer questions and general information to the public on a walk-in basis. Resource materials to help you study for the citizenship test will also be available.  

Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF) - will be providing services for low-income veteran families: Short Term Case Management, Rental Assistance, Utility Deposit/Rental Assistance, Security Deposit Assistance, Patriot Pass Assistance, Emergency Supplies, and Childcare Assistance.  
DCF/ACCESS - The Department of Children and Families (DCF) will be offering their ACCESS program, which provides the following services: Temporary Cash Assistance, Food Stamps, Medicaid, and Refugee Assistance.
DMV to Go  - Every third Thursday of the month renew or replace driver's license or state ID card.
MDX-SunPass - Every third Thursday of the month MDX will provide all attendees with a free SunPass mini for all vehicles in their household as well as informing residents about current and future MDX projects.
Take the Train, Take the Test - the Florida Department of Health, Miami-Dade Transit and 3-1-1 have joined forces to offer free HIV and STD testing to the public at select Metrorail stations.
All advisory board meetings are open to the public in compliance with Florida Sunshine Statutes

The Next Asian American Advisory Board Meeting:
Chairperson: Barnaby Min
Tuesday, September 13, 2016 from 6 - 8 pm
SPCC 111 NW 1st Street, (CITT) 10th floor conference room

For more information, contact Mohammad Shakir, Director at (305) 375-1570

*Boards usually do not meet during the months of August and December 
The Next Black Affairs Advisory Board Meeting:
Chairperson: Stephen Hunter Johnson
Wednesday, September 7, 2016 from 10 - 11:30 am  
SPCC 111 NW 1st Street, 10th floor rear conference room
For more information, contact Retha Boone-Fye, Director at (305) 375-4606

*Boards usually do not meet during the months of August and December 
Women's Equality Day Celebration 

League of Women Voters of Miami-Dade County, Miami-Dade County Commission for Women and Miami-Dade County Parks, Recreation and Open Spaces Department are pleased to present... "On the Road to the Centennial: A 2020 Agenda"
Saturday, August 20, 2016 // 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Roxcy O'Neal Bolton Womens History Gallery - Women's Park
10251 W. Flagler Street, Miami, FL 33172
The Next Commission for Women Board Meeting:
Chairperson: Mara Zapata
Wednesday, September 28, 2016 from 5:30 - 7:30 pm at
SPCC 111 NW 1st Street, 6th floor conference room
For more information, contact Laura Morilla, Director at (305) 375-4967

*Boards usually do not meet during the months of August and December 
The Community Relations Board General Membership Meeting:
Chairperson: Edward Shohat
Wednesday, September 21, 2016 from 2 - 4 pm at SPCC 111 NW 1st Street, 18th floor, room 18-4   
For more information, contact Amy Carswell, Director at (305) 375-1406

*Boards usually do not meet during the months of August and December 
The Miami-Dade County Hispanic Affairs Advisory Board is working together with the Florida Department of Health to attain repellent supplies and educational materials to donate to the Homeless Trust and the Chapman Partnership. These resources will also be distributed to the migrant workers community in South Dade, in an effort to help those who are most vulnerable to contracting the Zika Virus.  
For more information please contact our office at 305-375-5098.
The Next Hispanic Affairs Advisory Board Meeting:
Chairperson: Abbie B. Cuellar
Tuesday, September 13, 2016 from 6 - 8 pm at 1801 Coral Way, Suite 200
For more information, contact Natalie Milian, Director at (305) 375-5098

*Boards usually do not meet during the months of August and December 
Miami Veterans Treatment Court

Volunteer Mentors Needed!
Veteran Employees & Veterans in our Community are Invited

Wednesday , August 31, 2016 // 12:00 pm
Richard E. Gerstein Justice Building C.R. 4-1
1351 NW 12th Street,  Miami, FL 33125 
The Next Military Affairs Board Meeting:
Chairperson: Jose "Pepe" Diaz
Tuesday, August 30, 2016 from 6:30 - 8:30 pm
Firefighters Memorial Building, 8000 NW 21st Street, Doral, FL 33122 
For more information, contact Gus Cruz, Director at (305) 375-4493  


Early voting starts Monday, August 15, 2016

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Zika Update: Greater Miami and The Beaches Open for Business

The safety and well-being of the 15.5 million visitors to Miami and the Beaches is a top priority for the Greater Miami Convention & Visitors Bureau (GMCVB) and all our travel and tourism partners. As such, the GMCVB is in close contact with the Florida Department of Health and Miami-Dade County to communicate updates and recommendations to our visitors concerning mosquito borne illnesses.

Visitors into the area should note there is no wide-spread transmission of Zika in Miami-Dade County. Detailed information and updates for visitors are available on the GMCVB website at
Miami-Dade Transit Tracker iPhone and Android apps

The free Miami-Dade Transit Tracker App makes it easier than ever to have a fun-filled Miami-Dade County vacation on public transit. Metrorail, Metrobus, and Metromover offer excellent travel value in Miami. The MDT Tracker App puts it all in order for you. Download MDT Tracker App from the App Store or Google Play now! 

  Notice of Proposed Property Taxes (TRIM)

The Office of the Property Appraiser urges you to read your TRIM Notice carefully. Although the Notice states, "This is not a bill", it reflects what your property taxes are likely to be on your November property tax bill.

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