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Community Advocacy

Advisory Boards

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The DVOB has oversight capacity to the County Commissioners with issues affecting or relating to domestic violence.

Domestic Violence Oversight Board
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The LGBTQ Board will address issues in the community and promote Miami-Dade County as an LGBTQ-inclusive and friendly community.

LGBTQ
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The commission advocates for the status of women and works to improve their quality of life.

Commission for Women
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The board advocates for the social, economic, political and educational needs in the community.

Black Affairs
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The Asian-American Board assists with matters pertaining to the Asian community.

Asian-American
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The primary mission is to intervene and contain community tensions as quickly as possible.

Community Relations
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To formulate and recommend plans and programs that support the Hispanic community.

Hispanic Affairs
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Providing support on a range of issues, this board is a platform for the elderly community.

Elder Affairs

Services

  • Federal Government Assistance
    Every first and third Tuesday of the month
    Stephen P. Clark Center, 111 NW 1st Street, Lobby
    9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

    A representative from U.S. Senator Marco Rubio and U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services can assist you with questions and answers on Immigration, IRS, HUD and Social Security matters.
  • Free Sunpass
    Every third Thursday of the month
    Stephen P. Clark Center, 111 NW 1st Street, Lobby
    9:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

    You will need a credit or debit card ($10 minimum is required to activate), provide contact and vehicle information. MDX will also inform residents about the SunPass Tag Swap Program.
  • Get Help with Domestic Violence
    Victims of domestic violence can receive assistance through a wide range of intervention and prevention services. 

    Miami-Dade County offers free holistic and coordinated services through multiple violence prevention and intervention services and programs. 

News & Social Media

Getting 2 Zero
Help us end HIV/AIDS in Getting 2 Zero

The Getting 2 Zero is a movement to reduce new HIV/AIDS infections, increase access to care, reduce stigma, and to promote health equality in the community.

Elderly people
Elder Affairs Advisory Board seeks new members

Board members will serve the needs of the elderly community in Miami-Dade County.

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