Photo: Misty Brown/Commissioner Edmonson’s Office
MIAMI, FL - Commissioner Audrey M. Edmonson joined Ola Aluko, President and Chief Executive Officer for the St. John Community Development Corporation, at the organization’s 14th annual Things are Cooking in Overtown fundraising gala held Aug. 23, 2013 at Jungle Island in Miami. St. John Community Development Corporation is a not-for-profit community based organization founded in 1985 by Rev. Henry Nevin and a group of members from St. John Institutional Missionary Baptist Church in Overtown. It was established to respond to the physical deterioration and social distress of Overtown, Miami-Dade County's poorest community and to take a lead role in its revitalization.