International Finance Bank donates computers to Lenora Braynon Smith Elementary School

School Board Member Dr. Dorothy Bendross-Mindingall (D-2) thanks International Finance Bank President Jose E. Cueto and VP Carlos Delgado for donating 15 computers for the students at Lenora Braynon Smith Elementary School.

Special thanks to Principal Shawntai Dalton, administration, teachers, staff, and parents for working hard and preparing our students to Accelerate, Ascend, and Achieve. Go Gators!!! #IFBank #District2WorkingForChildren #EducationIsTheKey #SeeYouOnTheJourney

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Miami Northwestern Senior wins Homecoming Football Game

School Board Member Dr. Dorothy Bendross-Mindingall (D-2) was excited to attend the Miami Northwestern Senior Homecoming Football Game vs. Hialeah-Miami Lakes.

Congratulations to our victorious football players, coaches and all Homecoming Court winners. Final Score: Bulls 48 – Trojans 0. Go Bulls! #BullNation #MiamiNorthwesternSenior #Homecoming #District2WorkingForChildren #EducationIsTheKey #SeeYouOnTheJourney

Supporting our Falcons at Brownsville Middle School

School Board Member Dr. Dorothy Bendross-Mindingall (D-2) meets with Principal Marcus Miller and PTA President Regina Davis to provide support for our students and parents at Brownsville Middle School.

We need all hands on deck to help lift out school! Our Parents need to be engaged and empowered!!! Go Falcons! #BrownsvilleMiddle #District2WorkingForChildren #EducationIsTheKey #SeeYouOnTheJourney

Supporting our Baby Bulls at Holmes Elementary School

School Board Member Dr. Dorothy Bendross-Mindingall (D-2) meets with Principal Dr. Lita Thompson and Leadership Team to provide support for our students and parents at Holmes Elementary School.

Our Baby Bulls are destined for greatness! Together, we Can and Will increase Parental Involvement, Attendance, and Test Scores. Reach out to Holmes Today and Let’s Make a Difference! #Go Baby Bulls! #HolmesElementary #District2WorkingForChildren #EducationIsTheKey #SeeYouOnTheJourney

Back to School Rally at “A”rcola Lake Elementary School

School Board Member Dr. Dorothy Bendross-Mindingall (D-2) attends the Back to School Pep Rally celebrating Arcola Lake Elementary School’s success! Arcola Lake Elementary earned an “A”!!!

Thanks to Principal Dr. Cynthia Hannah, administration, teachers, staff, Embrace Girls CEO Velma Lawrence, AETNA, and parents for educating our supporting our “A”mazing students! Go Rams! #ArcolaLakeElementary #YouGotThis #EmbraceGirlsFoundation #Aetna #District2WorkingForChildren #EducationIsTheKey #SeeYouOnTheJourney

Francena Bruton Thomas Media Center Dedication Ceremony at Frederick Douglass Elementary School

School Board Member Dr. Dorothy Bendross-Mindingall (D-2) was honored to host The Dedication Ceremony of the Francena Bruton Thomas Media Center at Frederick Douglass Elementary School in Overtown.

The late Mrs. Thomas was recognized for her great work improving the lives of our children and families. We honor her long lasting legacy!

Grand Opening of Dr. Dorothy Bendross-Mindingall Parent Resource Center in Liberty City

School Board Member Dr. Dorothy Bendross-Mindingall (D-2) was excited to attend the Ribbon Cutting Ceremony of the Dr. Dorothy Bendross-Mindingall Parent Resource Center at the We Rise Village Apartments in Liberty City.

Thanks to Urban League of Greater Miami CEO/President T. Willard Fair, staff, and community for their great work.

President Fair and partners have built an affordable housing complex with state of the art amenities for our deserving children and families.

Working together for our students at Miami Edison Senior High School

School Board Member Dr. Dorothy Bendross-Mindingall (D-2) met with Principal Leon Maycock, administration, coaches, Wayne Barton, Chief Facilities Officer Jaime Torrens, Carl Nicoleau, Leroy Jones, Minister Anthony Durden, John Crawford, and community stakeholders at Miami Edison Senior High School.

This partnership will result in a unique experience for our student athletes. What will result will be more than just your average “fieldhouse”. Stay tuned…

Grand Opening Celebration of the Dr. Dorothy Bendross-Mindingall Social and Economic Institute

Congratulations to School Board Member Dr. Dorothy Bendross-Mindingall (D-2) on the Unveiling and Dedication of the new Dr. Dorothy Bendross-Mindingall Social and Economic Institute located in Brownsville. The Institute will offer youth educational programs and career training opportunities for our community.

The facility, overseen by Mr. Leroy Jones, will house Neighbors and Neighbors Association, Circle of Brotherhood, the Audrey M. Edmonson Business Incubator, Career Source South Florida, OIC, Inner City Youth Enrichment Camp, Girl Power, NCNW, Zoe’s Dolls, Community Connections for Life, Global STEM Academy, A New Paradigm Educational Center, and a State of the Art Kitchen for FREE Culinary Classes.

Thanks to Mr. Leroy Jones for his VISION and COMMITMENT to improving and saving lives! A Special Thanks to Mr. Terry and Mrs. Sherria Elliott for sponsoring the beautiful signage for the building.