The mission of ASPIRA of Florida is to foster the advancement of underserved youth from high-need communities by empowering them in their pursuit of educational excellence and leadership development that emphasize commitment to the community.
This video depicts the impact ASPIRA Raul A. Martinez Middle School in North Miami has had on its students in their academic journey. In addition, ASPIRA offers afterschool programming that provides leadership development through various activities.
This video depicts the impact ASPIRA Leadership & College Preparatory Academy in Florida City has had on its students in their academic journey. In addition, ASPIRA offers afterschool programming that provides leadership development through various activities.
This year, ASPIRA Arts DECO opened up its new school facility within the Wynwood/Overtown community. ASPIRA is excited to provide its students with a state-of-the-art facility that will include two media centers, science labs and a police net office. ASPIRA wants it students and staff to feel safe at all times.
ASPIRA LCPA continues to build upon its K-8 center as it is now servicing K through 3rd grade and 6th through 8th grade.
This day captures the very essence of the teacher/student relationship and how vital it is at the beginning of a student's education.
Through a business entrepreneur course this past year at ASPIRA RAM, students took part in a APP competition and our 1st place winner, Jonathan is seen presenting his app project to a North Miami community judge.
Graduation day is always special for our organization as our youngest ASPIRANTES are moving onto the first grade!
ASPIRA takes pride in successfully preparing our students for the next chapter in their educational trajectory.
ASPIRA of Florida has a dedicated staff of individuals who have been with the organization for more than 20 years. Some of our staff are former ASPIRANTES! As you can see, our staff also likes to show off its talents as several entertained us during our 2016-2017 staff orientation.
It is important that ASPIRA have a staff of people who believe in the mission and it is with great pride that ASPIRA has no shortage of talented, hard working and compassionate individuals.
ASPIRA Crime Prevention Program
This program serves a population of 45 minority youth who are at-risk of dropping out of school and exhibiting violent behaviors and engage them in dropout/crime prevention activities and alternative positive measures. Our aim is to reestablish participants in their communities as leaders and examples of overcoming life difficulties.
ASPIRA 21st CCLC Afterschool Programming - Arts DECO, LCPA and RAM
All three ASPIRA charter schools offers an assortment of extracurricular activities to its students for free, such as flag football, soccer, cheerleading, dance, chess, etiquette program, writing club, movie production club, chess and debate team.
ASPIRA RAM United Way Program
ASPIRA RAM has offered the United Way program for more than four years. With the assistance of United Way, we are able to offer before school tutoring that will strengthen their academic career.
Edward Hernandez, Esq.
Luis Gonzalez Estevez
Hernando J. Novoa
Marisol Gomez-Decena, Esq.
Interim President & CEO
Communications & Marketing Manager
Human Resources Director
Director of IT
This organization's financial statements were independently submitted and have not been verified by The Miami Foundation.