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Rahel Weldeyesus - Chief of Community Development

Rahel Weldeyesus returns to south Miami-Dade after managing a violence prevention initiative in New York. She has worked with the formerly incarcerated, as well as runaway and at-risk youth, and has expertise in fund and program development. She also worked with New York Assemblyman Sam Hoyt.

Rahel graduated from University of Chicago with a Bachelor of Arts degree in International Studies and focus on human rights. She obtained her Masters degree in Public Administration from FIU. Rahel will serve as nonprofit liaison to strengthen the service network and increase resources to meet District 8 needs.

She will also support countywide initiatives that create economic opportunity and enhance the quality of life for all residents. Rahel helped to launch the District 8 small business incubator, Accelerate South Dade, and manages our District 8 Nonprofit and Small Business Academies.

Rahel Weldeyesus

Rahel Weldeyesus
Rahel Weldeyesus
Chief of Community Development

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Commission District 08
Daniella Levine Cava

Stephen P. Clark Center
111 NW 1st Street, Miami, FL 33128
305-375-5218 | District8@miamidade.gov305-375-5218 |

South Dade Government Center
10710 SW 211 Street, Cutler Bay, FL 33189

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