The mission of Citizens for a Better South Florida is to provide environmental education, particularly to the diverse underserved community that inspires active stewardship and preservation of the South Florida environment. Citizens for a Better South Florida envisions a South Florida where people preserve and protect the environment because they understand the connections between their actions and the resultant impacts on their neighborhood, the local community, and ultimately the global community.
Our Urban greening and Sustainability Program is dedicated to connecting children and adults with nature through hands on activities and outdoor nature field trips.
Dedicated to educating the community about the benefits of trees and supporting the Miami-Dade County Million Trees Miami Campaign with their urban reforestation efforts.
The ecosystem stewardship program brings volunteers of all ages and backgrounds together to learn about south Florida's ecosystems and the need for conserving these precious resources and endangered species..
Our Community Science Workshop is also dedicated to providing an interactive learning opportunity for students. Students participate in hands-on activities such as science experiments and building models.
Students at the Community Science Workshop learning about the importance of healthy eating and where our food comes from.
The Community Science Workshop (CSW)
Offers informal science and environmental education programming in an after school setting for underserved children who are identified as at-risk for academic failure and other high-risk behaviors.
Children also participate in field trips to such places as the Everglades and Biscayne National Park. The program is currently operating at the Leadership Learning Center in Little Havana.
URBAN GREENING & COMMUNITY SERVICES
A community-building initiative engaging neighbors to work together to plant native and Florida Friendly trees and shrubs in private and public open spaces; creating a more natural, livable, healthy community that fosters connectivity between our neighborhood communities and the natural environment.
URBAN SUSTAINABILITY EDUCATION
Workshops that educate the community about the crucial role of water resources in South Florida, energy efficiency and conservation, the importance of sustainable land use planning, and the impacts of climate change on south Florida's water supply, flood control and storm water management.
Hands-on education about the importance of preserving the Everglades ecosystem. The focus is to prevent degradation of the Everglades and protect its biodiversity.
Educational programs that engage community members and explain the importance of habitat restoration as well as protection of endangered and endemic species.
Milian Swain & Associates
Florida Power Light
Dr. Jack Parker
Florida International University
Dr. Alberto Herrera
Miami Dade College
Interim Executive Director
Chief Financial Oficer
Certified Arborist, Nursery Manager
This organization's financial statements were independently submitted and have not been verified by The Miami Foundation.