Asian American Advisory Board

The AAAB has taken the community by charge! With such a busy weekend full of events, AAAB has made a positive presence in the Miami-Dade County communities. Check out link below to read more.  

Link to AAAB News Feed

Community Relations Board
Yesterday, CRB hosted their Monthly Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Committee meeting with Police Chiefs, law enforcement personnel, and community leaders addressing Youth Violence and Police-Community Relations.

Question of the Week:

After the Presidential Election, many citizens across the nation rose in protest against the final results. How do you feel about the way citizens are reacting? Do you agree or disagree?
West District Community Discussion

West District will be having their monthly citizen advisory committee on Wednesday, November 16, 2016 at 7:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. We will discuss the quality of life concerns in the community and crime statistics as well.

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Asian American Advisory Board

Asian American Advisory Board Meeting:
Program Director: Mr.Mohammad Shakir &
 Mr. Joshua Ho

We are pleased to announce the newly elected AAAB Executive Committee Members:
Mr. Mehmet Ulutas, Chair
Ms. Adrianne Thompson, 1st Vice Chair
Mr. Sadrul Fasihi, 2nd Vice Chair
Ms. Ghazala Salam, 3rd Vice Chair
Mr. Barnaby Min, Ex Officio

*For more info, Contact Mr. Mohammad Shakir or Mr. Joshua Ho at (305) 375 - 1570 
Black Affairs Advisory Board

Black Affairs Advisory Board Meeting: 
Program Director: Mrs. Retha Boone-Fye

Chairperson: Stephen Hunter Johnson
Wednesday, November 2, 2016 at 10 am
KROMA Galleries
3670 Grand Avenue
Coconut Grove, FL

*For more info, contact Mrs. Retha Boone-Fye  
at (305) 375 - 460 6
Commission For Women
T he Next Commission For Women Board Meeting:
Program Director: Ms. Laura C. Morilla

Chairperson: Mara Zapata
Wednesday, November 16th, 2016 at 5:30 pm
SPCC 111 NW 1st Street
Miami, FL 33128
6th Floor Conference Room

*For more info, contact Ms. Laura C. Morilla at (305) 375-4967 
Community Relations Board
The Next Community Relations Board Executive Meeting:
Program Director: Mrs. Amy Carswell & Ms. Shirley Plantin

Wednesday, November 16, 2016 at 2 pm 
SPCC 111 NW 1st Street 
Miami, FL 33128  
Conference Room 18 -4

*For more info, contact Ms. Amy Carswell or Ms. Shirley Plantin at (305) 375-1406  
Hispanic Affairs Advisory Board
The Next Hispanic Affairs Advisory Board Meeting:
Program Director: Ms. Natalie Milian

Chairperson:  Abbie B. Cuellar
Tuesday, November 15th, 2016 at 6 pm
1801 Coral Way, Suite 200
Miami, FL

*For more info, contact  Ms. Natalie Milian at
 (305) 375- 5098  
Military Affairs Board
The Next Military Affairs Board Meeting: 
Program Director: Mr. Gustavo Cruz

Chairperson: Commissioner Jose "Pepe" Diaz 
Tuesday, November 29, 2016 
Firefighters Memorial Building 
8000 NW 21st Street 
Doral, FL 33122

*For more info, contact Mr. Gustavo Cruz at (305) 375 -  4493


Every Month

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.

County Services
Every Third Tuesday
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
  which provides the following services: Temporary Cash Assistance, Food Stamps, Medicaid, and Refugee Assistance.
Every Third Thursday
DMV to Go   - Every third Thursday of the month renew or replace driver's license or state ID card.
- 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 .

Life Alliance
- Organ Recovery Agency (LAORA) will have representatives available every third Thursday of the month from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. to educate residents on how to become a registered organ and tissue donor.


Rene Diaz
Office of Community Advocacy
Office of Community Advocacy
305-375-5730 | |