As we continue our recovery and cleanup efforts, please visit the Emergency website for the latest information on openings and closings in Miami-Dade County.
The Office of Community Advocacy (OoCA) is charged with making Miami-Dade County "One Community" that embraces our diverse enriched and unique population.
Report on Miami-Dade Police Department's Immigration and Immigrant Communities Procedures
MDPD reviewed its practices and procedures and recently implemented a new policy to guide and direct officers with regard to immigration and immigrant communities. Since implementing the policy, the Department received additional input from organizations and concerned individuals around the County, and consquently drafted revisions to MDPD's Departmental Manual Chapter 21 - Part 4 - Undocumented Persons. The revisions to the policy preserve the separation of duties between MDPD officers and federal immigration officers, and confirm that MDPD officers are not performing federal immigration duties.
Patterns and Trends of Substance Abuse Reports
The following two reports illustrate drug-by-drug review of trends, progress, and challenges associated to substance abuse in Florida and the second report covers Miami-Dade, Broward, and Palm Beach Counties.
Children's Movement of Florida
The Children's Movement of Florida is a citizen-led, non-partisan movement to educate political, business and civic leaders and all parents of the state about the urgent to substantially improve the way we care for our children.
1st Annual Report The Status of Women in Miami-Dade County
The Status of Women in Miami-Dade County report analyzes the critical disparities among men and women in Miami-Dade County and provides an overview of changes that occurred since 2000 in a range of indicators across the areas of Economic Opportunity, Education, Safety and Health.
Miami-Dade County Coordinated Response Team
Coordinated Response Team (MDC-CRT) is a network of agencies, community centers and faith-based organizations that can provide individuals who have experienced crime, violence or a traumatic event with a range of legal, medical, mental health and other support services to help them get back on their feet.
The Community Advocacy Internship Program offers students the opportunity to experience working in local government.
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