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2007

Youths' HIV photo exhibit at Dolphin Mall

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An art exhibition at Dolphin Mall showcases a summer project completed by local young people living with HIV.

The Miami Herald
ROBERT SAMUELS, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The 30-some pictures set at Dolphin Mall are of natural life: a small, gray bird drinking from a fountain. A yellow fire hydrant. Sunset in Miami. And close-ups of different roses, some closed and others in full bloom.

But the simple things tell a more complex story. It is one that weaves the wonders of science with the curiosity of youths born with five fingers, five toes and the virus that causes AIDS.

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Miami group commits $2.4M for Haiti healthcare

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September 28, 2007 - News and Events

JACQUELINE CHARLES, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

An increasing number of Haitians living in the rural Central Plateau region will soon be able to access healthcare with help from a Miami-based group.

The Green Family Foundation, a philanthropic organization that supports health programs locally and in Haiti, says it is committing an additional $2.4 million over the next five years to fund community health programs in rural Haiti as part of its expanding global health initiative.

The foundation, led by Miami Beach documentarian Kimberly Green, made the announcement this week during former President Bill Clinton's third annual Clinton Global Initiative in New York. The event brought together more 1,300 world leaders in business and healthcare as well as heads of state including Haiti President René Préval.

"More people will have access to healthcare, more will have access to drugs and there will be more treatment of TB, Malaria and HIV," Green said.

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Kimberly Green and the Green Family Foundation Featured on Newly-Launched Capazine.com

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Text by John Hood / Pics courtesy of GFF

Philanthropist, writer and documentary-filmmaker, Kimberly Green, has headed the Green Family Foundation since 1997, and her good works stretch from the local Miami community to clear across
the world.

Personally, Kimberly oversees GFF’s partnership with the University of Miami through the Green Family Health Initiative (GFHI), which helps drive the University of Miami Medical School's groundbreaking work with pediatric infectious diseases and funds Project Medishare, an adjunct program designed to help rebuild the health care delivery system in Haiti, the Western Hemisphere's poorest country.

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Local 10.com features the National Foundation for Teaching

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Some South Florida Schools Help Train Future Entrepreneurs

MIAMI -- According to business experts, entrepreneurship is the heart of the U.S. economy. There are nearly 26 million companies in the U.S. and about 97 percent have fewer than 20 employees.

That's why some South Florida schools have recognized the need to teach students how to become entrepreneurs. Michael Perez, 15, is a sophomore at John A. Ferguson Senior High in Kendall. He is also the president of Tail Times, a business he created through the National Foundation for Teaching Entrepreneurship or NFTE.

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