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Welcome to District 1
I am excited to be working with you as your District 1 representative and I continue to work tirelessly on your behalf. There is a lot going on in Miami-Dade County and I want you to be well-informed about everything that affects you.
To ensure you are knowledgeable, be sure to take advantage of the varied information resources available to you. My website will give you the most-up-to date County information available. The District 1 newsletter will keep you connected and informed of the activities in your community. Our new and improved district office provides access to a friendly and helpful staff as well as the County services you need.
This is an exciting era for District 1. You are a part of this history. I strongly believe we can work together and move District 1 to a higher level of success. However, our community will not succeed without your participation. Please know your input is valuable and I welcome your suggestions and thoughts. I look forward to hearing from you and representing you in the years to come.
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District 1 e-Newsletter
Commissioner Jordan provides useful information to keep you up to date on what’s happening in District 1.
Music in the Park concert draws hundreds of attendees
South Florida’s first lady of jazz Alice Day and the legendary Mustafa family – including Melton Mustafa Sr., Melton Mustafa Jr., Jesse Jones Jr., and Yamin Mustafa – captivated the crowd during Music in the Park on May 6 at the Betty T. Ferguson Recreational Complex in Miami Gardens. The free semiannual concert was sponsored by Miami-Dade County Commissioner Barbara J. Jordan, the Sunshine Jazz Organization, Miami Gardens Mayor Oliver G. Gilbert III, and the Miami-Dade Cultural Affairs Department.
Commissioner Jordan hosts Movie Night at North Glade Park
Families in North Miami-Dade County recently brought lawn chairs and blankets to North Glade Park to see Pixar’s 3D computer-animated comedy-drama adventure “Inside Out.”
Commissioner Jordan renames street in honor of first black female police officer
The Miami-Dade County Commission and the Miami Gardens City Council have co-designated Northwest 175th Street between 27th and 37th avenues as “Officer Thelma Harris Way” in honor of Officer Thelma Harris, the first black female police officer in Florida, who served 20 years with the Miami-Dade Police Department.
Super Bowl champ Kayvon Webster receives Key to the County
Denver Broncos cornerback and Super Bowl champion Kayvon Webster received the Key to the County at the March 8 Miami-Dade County Commission meeting from Commissioner Barbara J. Jordan, who also presented him with a district commendation.
Commissioner Jordan hosted 3rd Annual Black Heritage Festival
Miami-Dade County Commissioner Barbara Jordan kicked off her third annual Black Heritage Festival by dancing to the rhythmic drums of a Caribbean-style Junkanoo band. The festival was hosted by Commissioner Jordan and City of Miami Gardens Vice Mayor Felicia Robinson on Saturday, Feb. 13 at the Betty T. Ferguson Recreational Complex Amphitheater.
Seniors got their groove on at Commissioner Jordan's annual Valentine's Day Dance
Hundreds of residents turned out to attend Miami-Dade County Commissioner Barbara Jordan’s annual Valentine’s Day Dance for Senior at the gymnasium at the Betty T. Ferguson Recreational Complex in Miami Gardens. Sporting snazzy red-and-white attire, they danced the night away to old-school tunes performed by the local group Pocket Change during Commissioner Jordan’s annual celebration of love.
Commissioner Jordan honored foster, adoptive, and kinship parents
Nearly 100 people were honored by Commissioner Barbara Jordan and the Miami-Dade County Foster & Adoptive Parent Association in the Miami-Dade County Commission Chamber on January 28 for opening their hearts and homes to foster and adoptive children. The Foster, Adoptive & Kinship Parent Commemorative Ceremony paid homage to men and women who care for and protect those children who are in the state’s system.
Summer Youth Internship Initiative
High school and college students can now apply to participate in Commissioner Jordan’s Summer Youth Internship Initiative. Participants in this exciting and educational program can develop their skills in professional industries that include local government, auto sales, sports, retail, engineering, legal, and consulting firms.
Save money on your prescriptions with discount card
In a joint effort between Miami-Dade and the National Association of Counties (NACo), Miami-Dade County launched a prescription discount card program to help residents save money on their medications. The free Miami-Dade County Prescription Discount Card can save you an average of 24 percent on prescriptions at participating pharmacies. There's no enrollment, no fee, and it's available at numerous County facilities near you. For more information, visit the program website or call 1-877-321-2652.Back to Top Page Last Edited: Thu Aug 11, 2016 10:37:33 AM
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