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Office of the Mayor, Carlos A. Gimenez


Citizenship Information

Naturalization is the way that a person not born in the United States voluntarily becomes a U.S. citizen. Are you thinking about applying for naturalization?

> Learn about the general 10 steps to naturalization

2015 United Way Campaign

United Way strives to better our community by encouraging children to dream big, empowering families and individuals to become financially stable and improving people’s health.

> Learn more about United Way

Liberty City Rising

Mayor Carlos A. Gimenez announced a multimillion-dollar plan to revitalize Liberty Square and Liberty City. Known as Liberty City Rising, this development seeks to address the issues of crime and poverty in the area by raising the standard of living for residents.

> Learn more about Liberty City Rising

Mayor's Shining Scholars Awards

Through the Mayor’s Shining Scholars Awards, you have the opportunity to help recognize students who strive to improve themselves and achieve more.
> Nominate Your Student

Miami-Dade County awarded $1 million for body-worn cameras

Mayor Carlos A. Gimenez and the Miami-Dade Police Department (MDPD) are pleased to announce that the Department  has been awarded $1 million in grant funding for the purchase and implementation of body-worn cameras for police officers by the United States Department of Justice (DOJ). The grant is part of DOJ's $20 million Body-Worn Camera Pilot Implementation program which assists local law enforcement agencies with fulfilling their immediate needs for body-worn cameras.

Employ Miami-Dade: Making a difference in our community

Mayor Gimenez has partnered with the business community along with CareerSource South Florida, the Neighbors and Neighbors Association, Associated Builders & Contractors Florida East Coast Chapter and the Circle of Brotherhood, to help put Miami-Dade County residents to work.

Employ Miami-Dade is an initiative to develop innovative ways to bridge the divide between industry and job seekers. Visit the Employ Miami-Dade webpage, learn more about the initiative and meet some of the participants in the job training program and find out how it's changing their lives.

Climate Change & Sea Level Rise

Florida is considered one of the most vulnerable areas to climate change, with Southeast Florida especially susceptible to impacts such as rising sea levels. Miami-Dade County has been on the forefront of these issues for many years.

Mayor's Week In Review

The Mayor's Week in Review is your weekly update on the latest news and events occurring in Miami-Dade County government. Sign up for the weekly newsletter and stay well-informed on the issues that are important to you.

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About Our Mayor

Carlos A. Gimenez was elected as Miami-Dade County's Mayor on June 28, 2011. Prior to this election, Mayor Gimenez served on the Miami-Dade Board of County Commissioners for seven years.

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