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Advisory Boards

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The DVOB has oversight of the funds collected from the Food & Beverage Tax portion for domestic violence.

Domestic Violence Oversight Board
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The LGBTQIA+ Board will address issues in the community and promote Miami-Dade County as an LGBTQIA+-inclusive and friendly community.

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The commission advocates for the status of women and works to improve their quality of life.

Commission for Women
Black Affairs Advisory Board

The board advocates for the social, economic, political and educational needs in the community.

Black Affairs
Asian American

The Asian-American Board assists with matters pertaining to the Asian community.

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The primary mission is to intervene and contain community tensions as quickly as possible.

Community Relations
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The Hispanic Affairs Advisory Board formulates and recommend plans and programs that support the Hispanic community.

Hispanic Affairs
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Providing support on a range of issues, this board is a platform for the elderly community.

Elder Affairs
Interfaith Advisory Board members.

Providing faith-based, religious and spiritual leaders an opportunity to discuss countless matters collegially through interfaith dialogue.

Social and Economic Development Council

The Council aims to pursue a balanced perspective among economic development, social justice, and environmental sustainability, both in the short and long term.

Dr. Antonio Jorge Social and Economic Development Council
Military servicemen

The mission of the Military Affairs Board is to provide the Miami-Dade Board of County Commissioners with recommendations in regards to the military and veterans.

Military Affairs
South Dade Black History Center Advisory Board logo

The SDBHC is tasked with educating residents on the major contributions made by black communities to Miami-Dade County’s infrastructure, cultural and social histories.

South Dade Black History Center Advisory Board



Services will resume in Nov. at the Stephen P. Clark Center. A representative from U.S. Senator Marco Rubio and U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services can assist you with questions and answers on Immigration, IRS, HUD and Social Security matters.


Get Help with Domestic Violence Victims of domestic violence can receive assistance through a wide range of intervention and prevention services.  Miami-Dade County offers free holistic and coordinated services through multiple violence prevention and intervention services and programs. 

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Ending the HIV Epidemic

The Ending the HIV Epidemic initiative is a movement to reduce new HIV/AIDS infections, increase access to care, reduce stigma and promote health equality in the community.

Board members

Board members of the IAB will work cooperatively on common matters that affect individuals of different faiths and the community at large with the goal of mutual understanding and respect for one another.

Board members will advocate for the status of women and work to improve their quality of life in Miami-Dade County. The Commission for Women has vacant seats in the following County Commission Districts: 6, 8, 10, 11 and 12.

Elderly people

Board members will serve the needs of the elderly community in Miami-Dade County. There are five seats available in County Commission Districts 2, 4, 6, 9 and 10.