Community College: Miami Dade College Hialeah
Team Managers: Michelle Vargas, Leroy Mendiola, Jeffrey Romeu, Jonathan Vanegas, Juan Bovea, Claudia Prieto, Isabel Ruiz, Michelle Vargas
Project Summary: This project undertakes the college attending parent(s) either in EAP classes or in College (...)
Project: MDC United
Project Manager: Beecher Daniels, Chris Bui, Daniel Rodriguez, David Fredrick, Edward Mercado, Edwin Ramos, Emanuel Oliver, Gerard M. Pean, Gervacio Martinez, Isa Adney, Juan Nunez, Anthony Correa, Michelle Ampie, Shadille Estapan
Community College: Miami Dade College — (...)
Project: H.I.Y.A.! - Helping Individual Youths Achieve
Project Managers: Luna Lopez, Karla Jimenez
Community College: Miami Dade College Wolfson
Project Summary: The H.I.Y.A.! initiative will work to address the lack of civic engagement and college guidance in the K-12 (...)
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About the Viewer's Choice Award
All Target 2020 Florida Summit participants were invited to submit their college completion project ideas for Mobilize.org Awards; financial investments up to $7,500 and a year of expert support from our staff and extensive partner network. (...)
"You can do anything you want to do in your life. It will be hard. It will be very hard. Some of you have barriers and struggles and things that are just not fair. Things that you should not have to go through. Things that you don’t deserve. But they are things that will make you stronger.
June 8th, 2012
Lisa Palley, Palley Promotes
Amber Cruz, Mobilize.org
Five Student Ideas for Improving College Completion Rates Win Funding at Miami Summit
Under Secretary of U.S. Department of (...)
During the Target 2020 Florida Summit, participants shared what they learned over the course of the convening and made a commitment to take action on their campus and in their community to continue the momentum created at the summit. Collectively this Millennial-led coalition of community college (...)
By Elizabeth R. Miller, Communications Associate at Knight Foundation.
Students from Broward College whose proposed project "My College Guide" was one of five to win funding
Five projects that will support South Florida’s community college students as they finish school will receive (...)
To address the problem of low graduation and completion rates of undocumented students, a program will target and educate teens from 9-12th grades on their educational options, such as scholarships and institutions that welcome students regardless of their legal status. By partnering with community groups already working on the issue, creating a website and distributing informative podcasts and YouTube videos, the project aims to encourage young students of all backgrounds to become more civically involved in their communities. (...)