Events

Tuesday May 11, 2021 FDEM Mobile One Day Vaccination Clinics (Miami Dade): 

Miami Dade College Wolfson Campus

Time: 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Address:  300 NE 2nd Ave. Miami, FL 33132

Vaccine: Johnson & Johnson


Florida International University 

Time:  10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Address: 800 SW 108th Ave. Miami, FL 33199

Vaccine: Johnson & Johnson and Pfizer  


Florida City 

Time: 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Address: 650 NW 5th Ave. Florida City, FL 33034

Vaccine: Johnson & Johnson and Pfizer          


Salvation Army 

Time: 9:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Address: 1907 NW 38th Street. Miami, FL 33142

Vaccine: Johnson & Johnson and Pfizer


Miami Springs Community Center 

Time: 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Address: 1401 Westward Drive. Miami Springs, FL 33166

Vaccine: Johnson & Johnson        

Wednesday May 12, 2021 City of Miami Mayor Francis Suarez in partnership with our friends at Farm Share will be hosting a Drive Thru Food Distribution Event at the Mana Convention Center (2217 NW 5th Avenue. Miami, FL 33127) from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. (or while supplies last).  

Thursday May 13, 2021 The Center for Disaster Philanthropy will be hosting the webinar Systemic Racism: Disasters Expose It - How do we Address It?.  This webinar will begin at 2:00 p.m. EST.  To register please click  HERE

Friday May 14, 2021 Our friends at Jessie Trice Community Health System in partnership with Farm Share will be hosting a Food Distribution even at Jessie Trice Community Health System (5361 NW 22nd Avenue. Miami, FL 33142) from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.  

Tuesday May 18, 2021 and Wednesday May 19, 2021 The Florida Small Business Development Center (SBDC) will be hosting the Virtual Small Business Resilience Conference.  The event will split between May 18, 2021 (1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.)  and Wednesday May 19, 2021 (9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.).  Registration must be completed by Thursday May 13, 2021.   

To learn more about this event and register please visit:  www.SustainThePivot.evenbrite.com

News

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) upgraded its forecasting model in an attempt to provide more accurate and timely weather warnings - to read the entire article please click HERE

The World Meteorological Organization’s Hurricane Committee has retired Dorian (2019) and Laura, Eta and Iota (2020) from the rotating lists of Atlantic tropical cyclone names because of the death and destruction they caused. It also decided that the Greek alphabet will not be used in future because it creates a distraction from the communication of hazard and storm warnings and is potentially confusing - to learn more about this please click HERE

The New York Times: New data suggests that the cost of federal flood insurance will need to increase significantly in much of the country to meet the growing risks of climate change. FEMA is set to announce new premiums on April 1, 2021 – to learn more about this please click HERE

Resilient305 Year One Report - It's been over a year since the Resilient305 Strategy was launched, a comprehensive plan for dealing with our region’s natural, social, and economic challenges. Powered by the City of Miami, the City of Miami Beach, Miami-Dade County, The Miami Foundation, and the Resilient Cities Network, this extensive strategy was built to enable Greater Miami and the Beaches (GM&B) to more effectively tackle emerging global issues and trends such as urbanization, globalization and climate change.  Check their year one report HERE

The Miami Foundation is currently conducting a survey to understand the PPE needs of nonprofit organizations in Miami Dade - please share your needs by taking the survey HERE the information you provide will help the Miami Foundation be prepared if/when opportunities arise with donors.