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03, 2012

Suzy Trutie
strutie@miamidade.gov
305-375-1545

Miami-Dade County presents Centro Campensino with a proclamation in honor of its 40th Anniversary


(MIAMI, December 3, 2012) – Miami-Dade County Deputy Mayor and Regulatory and Economic Resources Director Jack Osterholt presents Centro Campesino Farmworker Center, Inc. with a proclamation in honor of its 40th anniversary.  More than 100 business and community leaders attended the event at Northern Trust, including Doug Gaither of NeighborWorks America in Atlanta and Douglas McCree of the First Housing Foundation in Tampa.

Miami-Dade County presents Centro Campensino with a proclamation in honor of its 40th Anniversary

Picture from left to right: Jack Osterholt, Deputy Mayor and Regulatory and Economic Resources Director, Miami-Dade County; Joseph Segor, Board President, Centro Campesino Farmworker Center (CCFC); Diane Cantor, Executive Director, CCFC; Wilfrid Pressa, Board Member, CCFC; Marco Tejada, Board Vice President, CCFC; and CCFC Board Members Ed Duarte, Melanie Garman and Cristina Lumpkin.  

Centro Campesino Farmworker Center, Inc.

Centro Campesino Farmworker Center, Inc. (Centro) is a not-for-profit rural development organization dedicated to improving the quality of life and self-sufficiency of migrant and seasonal farmworkers, their children and other low-income families of all ethnicities and races.  Centro focuses its efforts and programs to address the following major avenues of service: rural weatherization/rehab, affordable home ownership and rentals, homebuyer/homeowner solutions regarding credit rebuilding/preparation for purchase and foreclosure mitigation, family strengthening, education, job preparation for farmworkers, community building, disaster relief, and advocacy for the rights of farmworkers. For more information, visit www.centrocampesino.org or call (305) 245-7738.