The Miami-Dade Family Learning Partnership, a 501 (c) (3) organization, established in 2002, is dedicated to families and children in our community. The agency collaborates with community agencies and institutions to improve child and family well-being. The work focuses on family and adult literacy, family support, child welfare, literacy training and research. The Partnership serves as the literacy coalition for Miami-Dade County.
Reach Out and Read Miami
- Reach Out and Read seeks to make early literacy a routine component of pediatric care for all children. The program serves more than 60,000 children in 67 pediatric clinics throughout Miami-Dade County.
- Winner of the 2007 Excellence Award in Early Childhood Programming by the Children’s Trust.
All in the Family Program
- All in the Family program provides at risk pregnant women and infants up to the age of four with resources, support and assistance they need to have successful health outcomes. Incredible Years utilizes the evidence-based parenting curriculum developed by Dr. Carolyn Webster-Stratton at the University of Washington.
- Legal Up! is a collaborative effort under the auspices of the Miami-Dade Family Learning Partnership, led by United States District Judge Ursula Ungaro in which over 190 prominent local attorneys, judges, and law students provide civic and life skills education to at-risk youth and juveniles in Miami-Dade County.
The Children’s Trust Book Club
- The Children’s Trust Book Club is a community-wide effort to increase early literacy opportunities for children from birth through five years of age residing in Miami-Dade County.
- Through the free Children’s Trust Book Club, registered children from birth through five years of age receive one book a month mailed to their homes, in English or Spanish, with a supplemental guide for parents, derived from the Florida’s Birth to Five Standards on ways to support children’s language, cognitive development and emergent literacy, utilizing the book selection of the month.
- Funded and administered by The Children’s Trust, The Miami-Dade Family Learning Partnership and Early Learning Coalition of Miami Dade.
Many of The Miami-Dade Family Learning Partnership programs are funded in part by The Children’s Trust, a dedicated source of revenue established by voter referendum to improve the lives of children and families in Miami-Dade County.
Through its projects, The Miami-Dade Family Learning Partnership demonstrates strong fiscal management and maintains detailed audit-proof records of performance and outcomes.
The Miami-Dade Family Learning Partnership has been recognized by the Florida Bar Journal and The Miami Herald. It has also received project accolades including the 2007 R. Ray Goode Award and 2010 Great Cities Summit Award.