Unity 4Kids Preschool Receives
HUF's Unity 4Kids Preschool received the National Early Childhood Program Accreditation (NECPA) designation from the National Accreditation Council and Commission. Unity 4Kids is one of 20 NECPA certified preschools in Broward and 1 of 5 serving the South Broward region. To learn more,  click here .
Welcome: Jose Tarafa 
Jose Tarafa with  Mastec Network Solutions was recently welcomed to HUF's Board of Directors.

I am involved with HUF because: 
"As an immigrant I identify with and believe strongly in the mission of helping newcomers acquire the skills and knowledge to succeed." He joins HUF's other dedicated Board Members
Welcome: Christina Paradowski 
Christina Paradowski with Tripp Scott was recently welcomed to HUF's Board of Directors.

I am involved with HUF because: "I want to pay it forward. Uprooting and moving your family is a challenge all on its own, but when it involves moving to a new country with a different language and an unfamiliar way of life, it can be completely overwhelming." To read more, click here.
Youth Visit Florida Universities 
70+ students from our Unity 4Teens program attended the 2016 College Tour this month. During the three day trip students visited Florida Gulf Coast University, University of Florida, Florida Agricultural & Mechanical University, University of South Florida, University of Central Florida, Florida State University and Bethune-Cookman University. To learn more, click here Locally, the youth will also be  visiting Broward College and Nova Southeastern University.
HUF at Mega Citizenship Event
400+ people joined us at Marlins Park to receive free citizenship assistance. Thanks to our partner  Miami New Americans Campaign for a successful event and to funder  American Express for volunteering with us and supporting our work in naturalization and citizenship. Other program funders include: BB&T, JM Family Enterprises/SE Toyota Distributors and USCIS. To view our Calendar of Citizenship classes, click here.
CWF Participants Receive
Customer Service Skills Training 
A new group of clients recently graduated from our Center for Working Families (CWF) Customer Service Skills Training (CSST) program. In 2015, 85% of HUF's CSST grads secured employment.
To learn more,  click here
HUF Featured in CBS4 Interview
HUF's Ingrid Ekblad and Hollywood Hills High School, Youth Advisory Board, student Fitzgerald Budhoo were featured in a Focus on South Florida interview on our Guide2Goals career/college readiness pilot. This is made possible by State Farm  and partners: Children's Services Council of Broward County , TK Foundation , Citi Foundation and  Montero Law Center . View the interview  here .
Staff Spotlight: 10 Years 
Congratulations to Virginia Basurto-Cielo (pictured with HUF President/CEO Josie Bacallao) and Lucienne Brutus (with Luis Felipe Pinzon) on their Ten-Year HUF Anniversary. Announced recently was also Felipe's promotion to Senior Vice President of Strategy & Programs. HUF has a terrific team and we are grateful for colleagues like Virginia, Lucienne and Felipe who share HUF's values and mission. 
Elected Officials Support VITA 
THANK YOU to elected officials and cities for supporting and helping to promote the Broward County, FL countywide Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program. Learn more here
Save the Date: Entrepreneur Summit
September 28, 2016 @ NSU
Click here for: Sponsorship | Past Event Info
Annual Empowerment Partnerships
Mission-Capacity Builders: $250K to $4M+

Visionary Level: $100K - $249K

Investor Level: $75K - $99K
    Kenny & Sandy Tate Fund

Leader Level: $50K - $74K

Influencer Level: $25K - $49K


Supporter Level: $15K- $24K

in honor of
Rae Chorowski

Friend Level: $10K- $14K

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