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In 2021, Community Champions...

  • delivered 180 much-needed PPE kits to teachers and farmworkers throughout the South Dade community.
  • met with ith City of Miami Commissioner Jeffrey Watson in regards to reinstating the Overtown Community Oversight Board. He agreed to introduce legislation in favor of reinstatement.
  • completed an asset-map training and will begin creating a map of BIPOC-owned businesses, AAPI small businesses, public transportation infrastructure, and historical sites in South Dade.
  • met with County Commissioner Keon Hardemon to discuss Overtown priorities and Commissioner Sally Heyman to discuss introducing legislation around phone call fee reform for the Miami-Dade County Corrections Department (which passed!)
  • designed and conducted a transit survey for South Dade residents that focused on bus stop design improvements.
  • distributed 275 hurricane preparedness kits to community members in North Miami, Overtown, and South Dade.
  • and more!