For more than a decade, Caines has seen hundreds of Black youth being processed into the Miami-Dade County Juvenile Services Department, where he works as a supervisor, with the knowledge that the detainees will not get the same treatment as their counterparts.
Good things come in threes. Kelly Dockrell and her ‘littles’ are a good example of that. When CBS4’s Eugene Ramirez met them as part of our Mentoring Matters program, they were out for a mid-day horse ride, just the latest adventure for this thrill-seeking threesome.
She travels around the country talking to families about getting connected to the internet. She does this as a spokeswoman for Internet Essentials, which provides internet and computers to low-income families at a low price.
By RudabehShahbazi MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Graduation season is pretty much over, but for one group of high school seniors, they got to walk across the stage for a second time. […]
There’s a significant need for mentors, especially between the end of the schools day and when parents get home from work. Now thanks to a new program college students like Grace Migliozzi can help fill the gap for one student and her family.
Volunteer Month celebrates those who help others, and nonprofit organizations in Miami are focusing on people and companies who help the cause.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Miami, along with presenting partners Carnival Foundation and Carnival Corporation, hosted its “Experience Big” Gala on Saturday, Mar. 4, at JW Marriott Marquis in downtown Miami.
By Eugene Ramirez HIALEAH (CBSMiami) – A young South Florida woman, who works part-time and goes to college full-time, thanks her mentor for helping her achieve her goals. Hialeah Miami […]
How Florida gives state money to organizations that provide after-school care, such as Big Brothers Big Sisters and the Boys & Girls Clubs, won’t change anytime soon.
When Karla Moran was a freshman at Hialeah-Miami Lakes High School in 2013, she was shy and communicated very little. A chance pairing through the Big Brothers Big Sisters of Miami’s program “School to Work” placed her as a “little” to May-Ling Martinez, her “big,” her mentor for three years. Now, Moran is confident, open-minded and landed her first job.