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Stand Up for Those Who Can’t needs your support to serve at-risk youth in Miami Dade County through innovative curriculum that provides life skills and positive communication tools to youth.

There are many ways to get involved in our programs and projects.  We hope you’ll join us!

Stand Up for Those Who Can’t is always looking for great volunteers to help with direct programs, facilitating workshops, and working one on one with our youth.

We also need office and administrative support.  Assistance with data-entry and grant writing is always welcomed!

Stand Up for Those Who Can’t encourages you to stand up!  Learn about issues important to Florida’s youth, then click on the links below to let your Local and Federal representatives know that your support Miami’s children!

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Michelle Obama to take on kids' obesity

(Washington Post) Better eating habits, improved nutrition and a more physically fit America do not have to come with a high price tag and all are imperative to this country's economy, its future productivity and the well-being of the next generation of children.

Florida's Latest Education Ranking Deserves Closer Look

(Florida Center for Fiscal and Economic Policy) Policymakers, advocates and others interested in education improvement should take the Quality Counts report for what it is: one broad evaluation of selected policy and performance policies, not a judgment that Florida provides a high-quality K-12 education system that generates an adequate talent pool for our university system or for many businesses that want to expand and locate here. On that score, Florida still has a long way to go.

Courtrooms adjusting to a new Florida Supreme Court order against restraining juvenile defendants

(St. Petersburg Times) The rule took effect Jan. 1. It prohibits the use of restraints such as handcuffs and chains during juvenile court appearances except in cases where a judge believes there is a flight risk or potential harm that cannot be prevented by less restrictive alternatives.

Miammi-Dade: Board of County Commissioners

United States - House of Representatives

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