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Miami-Dade Economic Advocacy Trust
Miami-Dade Economic Advocacy Trust’s mission is to ensure the equitable participation of Blacks in Miami-Dade County's economic growth through advocacy and monitoring of economic conditions and economic development initiatives in Miami-Dade County.
Prosperous neighborhoods are made of citizens that have equal access to the necessities that can assist them with changing their current condition and begin creating a better quality of life.
MDEAT Economic Development Summit 2014
Both teens and adults attended this event that highlighted discussions on economic growth and development in Targeted Urban Areas (TUAs).
Miami-Dade Economic Advocacy Trust's Homeownership Assistance Program (HAP) and Housing Advocacy Committee presented the HAP Breakfast Series in Overtown
The HAP breakfast highlighted Short Sales and REO Market Trends, Miami-Dade County Infill Housing Program, and The MortgageGrants.com One-Stop DPA website.
Third Annual Business Breakfast Series
The Miami-Dade Economic Advocacy Trust (MDEAT)’s Economic Development Action Committee presented its Third Annual Business Breakfast Series on Thursday, August 21, 2014, at the Redland Grill in Redlands/Homestead area.
Special guest speaker Althea Harris of the U.S. Small Business Administration offered insight to lending possibilities for small businesses. Additional speakers included: Stephanie M. Clark Director of the Economic Community Partnership and Kristopher Budi Loan Consultant from ACCION.
In keeping with the commitment as a community advocate, MDEAT’s Economic Development Action Committee is working with the Targeted Urban Areas in Miami-Dade County and gathering small businesses to network and explore opportunities in those areas.
MDEAT's Economic Development Action Committee serves as the community's vehicle to express concerns about economic development projects and events. The Economic Development Action Committee meets monthly at designated meeting sites to address citizens' issues.
Homeownership Assistance Program Certification & Training Workshop
The Miami-Dade Economic Advocacy Trust (MDEAT)’s Homeownership Assistance Program (HAP) is conducted a free HAP Certification & Training Workshop in Liberty City at the Joseph Caleb Center on Tuesday, August 12, 2014.
Housing and Real Estate professionals were invited to attend the workshop in order to be certified as approved realtors, closing agents/title companies and title attorneys and which in turn would be able to participate in the Homeownership Assistance Program. The HAP certification workshop informs participants about the down-payment assistance programs, and gives them ideas as how to grow their client lists. It was also a wonderful opportunity for those professionals to network with each other and make new industry contacts to further advance their business.
Black Girls CODE - Future coders gather in Liberty City for session on video gaming
With more than 40 eager and energetic young girls tightly packed in classrooms at Miami Dade College's Carrie P. Meek Entrepreneurial Education Center, MDEAT along with Black Girls Code (BGC) brought back computer coding to Liberty City.
Youth Intern Partnership Initiative (YIPI)
As the summer break begins for high school students, a few fortunate teens will experience the benefits of employment with Miami-Dade County this summer. Miami-Dade Economic Advocacy Trust (MDEAT) is matching several youth from the Miami-Dade County Teen Court program with local businesses to help address the growing unemployment rate among the county’s teen population.
MDEAT’s Youth Intern Partnership Initiative is a six-week job program supported by the Youth Action Committee (YAC), for teens who volunteer with Miami-Dade County Teen Court. Several teen court volunteers have been paired with local small businesses throughout Miami-Dade County to work part-time over the course of the summer. The teens will become Miami-Dade County employees and earn the prevailing minimum wage rate as well as invaluable work experience and money management skills.
As the economy faces this global downturn, it becomes more essential for younger Americans to acquire occupational skills and training, affording them a better chance to seize future opportunities in the labor market. MDEAT’s YAC wanted to assure that some teens in Miami-Dade County would have an opportunity to be employed and exposed to the job market.
On Monday, June 16, 2014, MDEAT will hold a kick-off ceremony in Liberty City sponsored by BAC Funding Corporation. The companies and the teens that are participating will be in attendance. On Tuesday, June 17th, the teens will start their first day on the job.
Follow-up to the Black Male Youth Mental Health Conference Series: OK2TALK Sessions
Community Action and Human Services Department partnered with Miami-Dade Economic Advocacy Trust (MDEAT) and some other agencies to present a series of Town Hall Sessions concerning mental health. Areas that are covered include education, emotional health, community, and family engagement.
The Youth Entrepreneurship Workshop Series
Miami-Dade Economic Advocacy Trust (MDEAT)’s Teen Court program recently launched a youth entrepreneurship workshop series to help address the high unemployment rate among teens in the County’s Target Urban Areas (TUAs).
Unveiling of Miami-Dade CityDNA
Miami-Dade Economic Advocacy Trust (MDEAT) unveiled the Miami-Dade CityDNA on Thursday, April 11, 2013, at the Miami-Dade Public Library System, Main Library, Miami-Dade CityDNA is a web-based Geographic Information System (GIS) that provides demographic, statistical and visualization data of neighborhoods across Miami-Dade County.
MDEAT has moved to a new location
The Trust has moved to the Stephen P. Clark building, 20th floor
Our new mailing address is:
MIAMI-DADE ECONOMIC ADVOCACY TRUST
STEPHEN P CLARK CENTER
111 NW 1ST ST 20TH FLR. STE. 2032
MIAMI FL 33128
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