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Welcome to District 8
Welcome to the District 8 website! I am honored to serve as your representative. District 8 encompasses Palmetto Bay, Cutler Bay, Homestead, and unincorporated areas of South Dade including Redland, Falls, Princeton, parts of Naranja, Leisure City and parts of West Kendall.
This website is your connection to County government. Visit here periodically to find the latest information on County services, programs, and legislation that affects you. Please feel free to contact my office with any questions and concerns you may have – I am here to serve you.
Your parks, garbage and recycling pickup days, school boundaries, voting precincts and much more.
Daniella Delivers serves as your resource for civic and legislative accomplishments.
Catch our monthly Miami-Dade TV Show on the District 8 YouTube Channel.
Commissioner Daniella Levine Cava receives the Presidential Advocacy Award
The Presidential Advocacy Award is given annually to those county commissioners from around the state who have shown exceptional leadership in partnering with FAC to advance the counties' legislative agenda.
Miami-Dade County employees to donate leave time to the victims of Orlando Pulse Nightclub attack
The Board of County Commissioners unanimously approved a resolution allowing county employees to donate accrued annual leave to the victims of the Orlando terrorist attack. The donated leave will be converted to cash to support the OneOrlando fund initiated by Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer.
Make Extra Money with a Summer Job
I am proud to sponsor two programs with Career Source Florida that offer summer jobs for teens and young adults. Find out more about the Summer Youth Employment Program for ages 14-17 or check out the Ready to Work Programif you are 18-27 years old.
Commissioner Daniella Levine Cava Presents Nonprofit Academy
Miami-Dade County Commissioner Daniella Levine Cava launched the Nonprofit Academy on April 27. The Academy aims to give nonprofits the tools and information they need to increase organizational capacity, meet performance standards, and build resilience during uncertain times. The Academy features hands-on, interactive workshops facilitated by leading experts in the field.
A Fair Share for South Dade
Commissioner Levine Cava partnered with Commissioner Moss to host the inaugural South Dade Solutions Summit: business, community and government leaders outlined a success plan for South Dade to improve transporation, economic development and quality of life. Recommendations include the County buying local food and products, promotion of "farm to table" dining, transit investments and greater marketing of our region's unique assets. The plan will be our guiding document framing District 8's agenda over the next three years.
Check out the District 8 first year report to learn more about how Commissioner Daniella is delivering for South Dade.
2015 Impact Grant winners
The District 8 Impact Grant is awarded to community based organizations that have demonstrated a commitment to advocacy, civic engagement, and service. This year, we awarded 13 organizations small grants ranging from $2,500 to $5,000. These organizations provide direct services and have also expanded their reach to impact policy.
While each grant recipient presented a unique project or proposed to tackle a unique issue, they all had to strictly adhere to the overall advocacy and civic engagement component of the District 8 Impact Grant program. The awards totaled $48,000.
Read Commissioner Levine Cava's installation speech
Commissioner Daniella Levine Cava was sworn in during an installation ceremony held by the Miami-Dade Board of County Commissioners on Nov. 24, 2014.
- Read Commissioner Levine Cava's installation speech and learn more about issues important to her.
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