Led by a professional staff and a board of volunteer community leaders, the organization facilitates business growth and expansion locally, nationally and internationally. Its mission is to improve the quality of life for all by bringing together people and resources committed to building a better community. The new ALICE report recently revealed an increase in the number of families struggling to afford the basics in Miami-Dade County, Florida (July 17, 2020, Thursday). Additionally, the Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) conducted a feasibility study on coastal storm risk management in the back bay of Miami-Dade County. With support from Wells Fargo, funds have been allocated to help build generational wealth and resilience for small nonprofit organizations and minority-led businesses located in Miami-Dade County.
The Office of Resilience is dedicated to leading Miami-Dade County to a resilient and environmentally sustainable future by identifying vulnerabilities, coordinating stakeholders, and facilitating innovative solutions. Furthermore, Miami-Dade County's partnership with OBE Power is providing electric vehicle (EV) charging as a service to parking users at key locations in the county's public garages in downtown Miami. UpSkill Miami is also providing Miami-Dade County residents with access to jobs in Miami (July 18, 2020 through Thursday).Miami-Dade County is taking steps to measure and track greenhouse gas emissions in order to identify and implement solutions that reduce GHG emissions. The county is also improving infrastructure, protecting communities, and supporting innovative solutions to rising sea levels and climate change.
The collaboration between Miami-Dade County and the cities of Miami and Miami Beach was created to respond to the challenges of the 21st century. In conclusion, it is evident that voluntary organizations in Miami-Dade County have established partnerships with local businesses and corporations. These partnerships are helping to improve the quality of life for all residents by providing access to jobs, building generational wealth, reducing GHG emissions, protecting communities from climate change, and more.