Our Kids of Miami-Dade/Monroe, Inc., the lead agency for foster care and adoptive services in Miami Dade and the Keys, announced today the launch of its “Our Community Taking Care of Our Kids” campaign, a regional community awareness effort in partnership with Miami-Dade County, the City of Miami, Royal Caribbean, and Baptist Health, among others. The initiative aims to bring attention to the urgent need for the support of children and families in the foster care system.
Our Kids, the lead agency for foster care and adoption services in Miami‐Dade and the Keys, will celebrate the graduation of 87 foster youth who are completing college, high school and vocational school studies.
The event will include a special commencement ceremony and dinner party in their honor, which will take place at the Miami‐Dade College Wolfson Campus on Saturday, June 28 from 5:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Our Kids of Miami Dade and Monroe has been named Agency of the Year by the Miami-Dade Florida Chapter of the National Association of Social Workers for 2014.
This award honors agencies that best exemplify social work values in the field. The award will be presented during the organization’s Social Work Month Celebration on March 23, 2014 at the Newport Beachside Hotel & Resort in Sunny Isles Beach, Florida.
Miami – In the wake of all tragedies affecting any child in our care, Our Kids reviews the case and critically evaluates the policies and procedures that were in place at the time of the incident.
Tallahassee, FL – Governor Rick Scott has tapped Our Kids of Miami-Dade/Monroe Inc. External
Affairs Manager Kadie Black to serve on the Children’s Trust Governing Board of Miami-Dade.
MIAMI, FL – In May, the Our Kids of Miami-‐Dade/Monroe Inc. Board of Trustees voted to approve three new members. Sonia O. Benitez, Alain A. Ferzli, and Vickie M. Smith Jackson attended their first meeting as members of the board in June.
Our Kids standards & fundamental practices score top marks and fast-track accreditation from the world’s leading family-service accreditation organization
Kids and Parents gather in Miami for training seminars and fun events for children