Mindful Kids Miami

LAST UPDATED: October 22, 2017
Education & Youth Development
Mindful Kids Miami, Inc. (MKM), a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization founded in 2011, seeks to bring the benefits of mindfulness to children from pre-K through the 12th grade in Miami-Dade County. Mindful Kids Miami helps educators, health providers and caregivers teach mindfulness skills to children and youth in schools and other settings. Our vision is to improve the lives of all children in the community by giving them access to mindfulness skills which reduce stress and anxiety, develop attention and focus, promote emotional regulation and impulse control, teach empathy and compassion, and create a sense of well-being.
5275 Sunset Drive
Second Floor, Room #19
Miami, FL 33143

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BOARD

President
Florida Bar
Honorary Board Member
Founder and Chair of The Children's Movement of Florida, The Early Childhood Initiative Foundation, Former Founder and Chair of The Children's Trust
Honorary Board Member
Superintendant of Miami-Dade County Public Schools
Honorary Board Member
Managing Director
Former Treasurer of Miami-Dade County Public Schools
Honorary Board Member
Associate Administrative Judge in the Miami-Dade County Court Criminal Division and Special Advisor on Criminal Justice and Mental Health for the Supreme Court of Florida
Honorary Board Member
Sports Psychology Consultant, mindfulness trainer to college & professional athletes like L.A. Lakers, Chicago Bulls, N.Y. Knicks, Author
Honorary Board Member
Advocate for mindfulness and author of a Mindful Nation
Secretary and MTTP Lead Teacher
Founding Member of Cancer Support Group and Past President of the Mercy Hospital Community Council

STAFF

Michael Cesarano
President
Silvia Rojas
Managing Director
Dorlie Banbanaste
Program & Communication Director and MBSR Teacher
Linda McKenzie
Secretary and Lead MTTP Teacher
Valerie DeWitt
Board Member, Program Committee Chair, and Lead MTTP Teacher
Gus Castellano, MD
MBSR Teacher
Martha Holmes -MBSR Teacher
Laura Losciale -MBSR Teacher
Adriana Moreno-Zarete - MBSR Teacher
Patricia Isis - Mindful Self Compassion Teacher

Financials

This organization's financial statements were independently submitted and have not been verified by The Miami Foundation.

ANNUAL OPERATING BUDGET
$243,000

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