Days and Beach Clean-Ups at the Biscayne Nature Center
Share Food Distribution at Deerwood Bonita Lakes Park
New Americans Citizenship Workshops
Design Charette with the Tropical Audubon Society at The Light Box
Restoration Days and Beach Clean-Ups
at the Biscayne NatureCenter
June 7 and 14; July 5 and 12 ¦9:00 AM–Noon ¦6767 Crandon Boulevard, Key Biscayne,
Marjory Stoneman Douglas Biscayne Nature Center (BNC) is a not-for-profit organization
supporting the conservation of local irreplaceable natural resources. On the
first Saturday of each month, BNC hosts Restoration Days, when volunteers
assist with planting, removing exotic plant species, and restoring the pond. Community
members also can contribute to improving marine health every second Saturday
by participating in the Center’s monthly Beach Clean-Ups.
To learn more about Restoration Days and Beach
Clean-Ups, call 305-361-6767, ext 114, or e-mail email@example.com.
Farm Share Food Distribution at Deerwood BonitaLakes Park
Saturday, June14 ¦8:00
AM–2:00 PM ¦14445 SW 122 Ave, Miami, FL 33186
Farm Share's mission is to alleviate
hunger and malnutrition by recovering and distributing fresh and nutritious
food to those who need it most. Volunteers are needed to assist with
packaging and distributing food at local events.
To volunteer, contact Beatriz
Lopez at 305-252-4300 or Beatriz.Lopez@myfloridahouse.gov.
Florida New Americans Citizenship Workshops
June 14¦11:00 AM–2:00 PM ¦Broward College, South Campus, Gym Building, 7200
Pines Blvd., Pembroke Pines, FL 33024
The Florida Immigrant Coalition
(FLIC) is a statewide alliance of immigrant rights organizations that come
together for the fair treatment of all people, including immigrants. As part
of its Florida New Americans (FNA) program, FLIC holds monthly citizenship
clinics in South Florida to help legal permanent residents apply for
naturalization as US citizens.
Community members can serve as citizenship
coaches. In particular, volunteers can assist in translating, educating the
public by hosting a public forum, completing applications, screening
applicants for fee waivers, and reminding clients about upcoming interviews
and oath ceremonies.
Prospective volunteers can register at www.citizenshipflorida.org or call Toni Penha at 305-571-7254
Miami Design Charette with the Tropical
Audubon Society at The Light Box
June 21 ¦8:00 AM–5:00 PM¦404 NE 26 St., Miami,
Tropical Audubon Society (TAS) is a not-for-profit organization that works
towards protection of the natural world and to promote wise stewardship of
natural resources. In an effort to connect the next generation of environmental
visionaries and entrepreneurs in Miami with current experts, TAS will host a
one-day Miami Design Charette. The Charette will focus on sea level rise,
population growth, and transportation needs.
more information, contact Conservation Outreach Coordinator Celeste De Palma atOutreach@TropicalAudubon.org
or register for the Miami Design Charette at http://bit.ly/1nBvcBO.