School Board Members inducts Honorees into the Inaugural Miami Jackson Senior High Hall Of Fame

School Board Vice Chair Dr. Dorothy Bendross Mindingall (D-2) congratulates State Representative Sharon Pritchett (D-102), County Commissioner Audrey Edmonson (D-3), FEA Vice President Dr. Fedrick Ingram, Overseer Dr. Harriette Wilson-Greene, Mr. Nelson Guggino, Mr. Jacob Caldwell, Mr. John Harris, Ms. VonCarol Kinchens, Former MDPD Director J.D. Patterson, Jr., Mr. Eric Jenkins, Ms. Altgea Tate, Dr. Venita Thompson, Dr. Nelson L. Adams, and Pastor Dr. Nathaniel Patterson on becoming inducted into the Inaugural Miami Jackson Senior High Hall of Fame on March 5, 2016. We commend all inductees for this great honor and for being dynamic leaders in our community. ‪#‎JacksonGenerals‬ ‪#‎Alumni‬ ‪#‎District2WorkingForYou‬‪#‎EveryChildMatters‬ ‪#‎EducationIsTheKey‬ ‪#‎SeeYouOnTheJourney‬

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School Board Member attends The State Of The City Of Miami Address

School Board Vice Chair Dr. Dorothy Bendross Mindingall (D-2) was honored to attend the State of the City of Miami Address by Mayor Tomas Regalado. Thank you Mayor Regalado, Chairman Keon Hardemon and Commissioners for your public service and dedication to the children and families in our community. ‪#‎District2WorkingForYou‬ ‪#‎EducationIsTheKey‬‪#‎EveryChildMatters‬ ‪#‎CityofMiami‬ ‪#‎StateOfTheCity‬‪#‎SeeYouOnTheJour

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Van E. Blanton Elementary School Gets Beautified !

Good Morning! Today we thank FPL alongside City Year for selecting and serving to beautify Van E. Blanton Elementary School. It is partners like these that make all the difference in our children’s lives! In addition, these partners in memory of King Carter implemented into this project a memorial and peace bench upon hearing the news. Happy to be with the mighty “Bulldogs” for this beautification project. Thank you to Althea Player of FPL and Principal Goa for having me. ‪#‎District2‬ ‪#‎MiamiSchools‬

School Board Member Recognizes The 2016 No More Broken Hearts Planning Committee

School Board Vice Chair Dr. Dorothy Bendross Mindingall (D-2) recognized the passion and commitment of the 2016 No More Broken Hearts Planning Committee. Because of their great work, our February 20th event was a tremendous success! We look forward to an even bigger 2017 event! ‪#‎SaveTheDate‬ 2/25

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School Board Member Meets with Hamilton, Miller, & Birthisel Law Firm

School Board Vice Chair Dr. Dorothy Bendross Mindingall (D-2) met with Attorney Marlon Hill of Hamilton, Miller, & Birthisel Law Firm, and M-DCPS officials to discuss a wonderful opportunity for our Brownsville Middle students. We look forward to working together to make a difference in the lives of our children! Stay tuned…‪#‎District2WorkingForYou‬ ‪#‎EveryChildMatters‬ ‪#‎EducationIsTheKey‬

Youth Of Valor Empowerment program (Y.O.V.E)

School Board Vice Chair Dr. Dorothy Bendross Mindingall (D-2) shares her history of growing up in Railroad Shop Colored Addition and the importance of getting an education. The young girls with the Youth of Valor Empowerment (Y.O.V.E.) program were encouraged to get involved in their community and inspire others. ‪#‎District2WorkingForYou‬‪#‎EveryChildMatters‬ ‪#‎EducationIsTheKey‬ ‪#‎SeeYouOnTheJourney‬‪#‎WomensHistory‬ ‪#‎District2GivesBack‬

Congrats Graduates of Employ Miami-Dade

District 2 News: Congratulations to the graduates of the Employ Miami-Dade Initiative housed at D.A. Dorsey Technical College in Liberty City. We are proud of you all for achieving this important milestone in your careers. We salute you! Thanks to Principal Dr. Thomas-Dupree, teachers, and staff at D.A. Dorsey, Mr. Leroy Jones and the Circle of Brotherhood, State Attorney’s Office, Career Source South Florida, One United Bank and Miami-Dade County for providing this life-changing opportunity for our residents. ‪#‎MiamiSchools‬ ‪#‎MiamiJobs‬ ‪#‎MiamiCareers‬‪#‎Workforce‬ ‪#‎CircleOfBrotherhood‬ ‪#‎SeeYouOnTheJourney‬

School Board Member Takes On Violence

School Board Vice Chair Dr. Dorothy Bendross Mindingall (D-2) participates in a discussion with youth and young adults on “How to Stop the Shootings” in our community. Thanks to the Community Relations Board for hosting this important discussion at the African Heritage Cultural Arts Center in Liberty City. ‪#‎District2WorkingForYou‬ ‪#‎EveryChildMatters‬‪#‎EducationIsTheKey‬ ‪#‎StopTheViolence‬ ‪#‎LibertyCity‬

We Welcome John B. King Jr.

School Board Vice Chair Dr. Dorothy Bendross Mindingall (D-2) was honored to welcome our next U.S. Secretary of Education John B. King Jr. (nominated by President Barack Obama) to Miami Northwestern Senior High School. Secretary King discussed the importance of attending school and having positive mentors in our children’s lives. Thanks to Principal Wallace Aristide, administration, teachers, staff, students and community for showing how great Liberty City is. ‪#‎District2WorkingForYou‬‪#‎EveryChildMatters‬ ‪#‎EducationIsTheKey‬ ‪#‎SeeYouOnTheJourney‬‪#‎MiamiSchools‬ ‪#‎BullsPride‬ ‪#‎BullsMenOfValor‬

Job Fair at Miami Northwestern

School Board Vice Chair Dr. Dorothy Bendross Mindingall (D-2) was proud to welcome our future workers at the T&G Constructors Hiring Job Fair at Miami Northwestern Senior High School. Thanks to Brian Williams, Michelle Hicks-Levy, and our Office of Economic Opportunity for providing career opportunities for our community. ‪#‎District2WorkingForYou‬‪#‎EducationIsTheKey‬ ‪#‎JobFair‬ ‪#‎GOB‬ ‪#‎BullsPride‬ ‪#‎MiamiCareers‬‪#‎Workforce‬ ‪#‎MiamiSchools‬