ASPIRA of Florida Corporate Offices

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Miami, FL 33126

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Hurricane Matthew

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MDCPS has canceled the operation of schools on 10/6/16 and 10/7/16 due to the anticipated tropical storm and hurricane force winds for Miami-Dade County.

As a result, ASPIRA of Florida is canceling school for the remainder of this week at all three charters: Arts DECO, Raul A. Martinez and Leadership & College Preparatory Academy.

Today, 10/5/16, there will be regular dismissal at each school, but please be advised that afterschool will be canceled this afternoon.

ASPIRA of Florida hopes everyone is safe and takes the necessary precautions during this time.

George M. Cabrera
President & CEO

You, Your Kids and Their Education

RadioMiami1450AM-Logo-WebEscúchanos de Lunes a Viernes, de 4:00 a 5:00 PM por
Radio Miami 1450 AM
Participa con tus preguntas llamando al 305-800-1450

Nota de Prensa:
A partir de hoy, 11 de abril de 2016, de 4:00 a 5:00 de la tarde, no dejes de escuchar el programa "Tú, la Educación y tus hijos", producido por Raimundo Mercedes, Locutor Radial y Aymet Chaples, Vicepresidenta y COO de ASPIRA of Florida a través de Radio Miami 1450 AM. Puedes seguirnos y decirle a tus amigos y familiares en cualquier parte del mundo que nos sintonicen por la red en Tu participación en el programa, a través del 305-800-1450, es muy importante. Si lo haces por tus hijos, lo estás haciendo por la sociedad.


Listen to our program Monday-Friday from 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Radio Miami 1450 AM
Participate and ask questions to our experts calling 305-800-1450

Press Release:
Starting April 11, 2016 from 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm, do not miss the newest Radio Miami 1450 show "You, Your Kids and Their Education", produced by Raimundo Mercedes, Radio Host and Aymet Chaples, Vice President of ASPIRA of Florida. Follow us and tell your friends and family all over the world to listen via internet at You can participate live by calling 305-800-1450, it is very important, do it for your kids!!


FirstBank's 4th Annual Golf Tournament

This Friday, January 29, 2016 FirstBank will host its 4th Annual Golf Tournament which will benefit ASPIRA of Florida! Thank you FirstBank and Board Member, Hernando Novoa for your support!

Give Miami Day


ASPIRA of Florida is joining The Miami Foundation in its ANNUAL GIVE MIAMI DAY 2015 on Thursday, November 19, 2015. This is a 24-hour virtual fundraising event that supports numerous Miami charities! Click here to go to the ASPIRA's Page to donate on 11.19.15! Help ASPIRA put TECHNOLOGY in ALL classrooms!

Havana Nights Fundraiser

HavanaNights2015-WebPlease join us at the 4th Annual Havana Night's Fundraiser! All proceeds will benefit ASPIRA of Florida and The CFCF Foundation which foster the educational advancement of underserved minority youth. It's going to be "A Cuban Masquerade Party" with Special Guest 10 Time Grammy Award Winner:

Arturo Sandoval

Date: Friday, October 30, 2015
Time: 7:00PM to Midnight
Venue: Grand Bay Club at Key Biscayne


ASPIRA of Florida Was Awarded the 2015 Denise Moon Grant


ASPIRA of Florida was awarded the 2015 State Attorney's Denise Moon Memorial Fund Grant.

This program serves minority youth at-risk of dropping out of school and exhibiting violent behaviors, engaging them in dropout/crime prevention activities and alternative positive measures.  Click here for more details.


ASPIRA of Florida Featured in Go!Latinos Magazine


ASPIRA of Florida Investing in a More Communal Education.

In addition to offering regular classes for children and youth, ASPIRA of Florida offers GED classes for adults in English and Spanish, English as a second language courses (ESOL) at night and a Parent Child Literacy Program, where children received help to solve their homework.  Click here to read the entire article.


ASPIRA of Florida Apuesta por una Educación Más Comunitaria...

ASPIRA of Florida además de ofrecer clases regulares para niños y jóvenes, también ofrece clases para adultos (GED) en inglés y español, clases de Inglés (ESOL) durante la noche y cuenta con "Parent Child Literacy Program", un programa donde ayudan a los niños con sus tareas.  Haga click aquí para leer el artículo completo.


Sprint Calls for National Latino Leaders to Join New Mobile Mentorship Program in Support of Latino Youth

Sprint-LogoIn partnership with ASPIRA of Florida, Sprint launches the Sprint Mobile Mentorship Program at the Hispanicize Conference asking notable influencers to help champion Latino Youth by becoming a Mobile Mentor.

Complete your Application Here.

Students in the ASPIRA of Florida Program participate in conference with the Honorable Sonia Sotomayor


The Forum Club of the Palm Beaches invited students from the ASPIRA of Florida Program to participate at a conference with the Honorable Sonia Sotomayor, United States Supreme Court Judge at the Palm Beach Convention Center on February 2nd, 2015. Students that participated in the event belong to the ASPIRA of Florida Program at John I. Leonard and Santaluces High School. The conference provided selected ASPIRANTES with the opportunity to meet and listen to the Honorable Sonia Sotomayor's life path and evolvement. Students were part of a formal protocol, which motivated them to pursue their goals and future aspirations with passion, using leadership as their shield. Justice Sotomayor met with our ASPIRANTES in a private setting before the event and shared with them words of wisdom and motivation.


ASPIRA of Florida Hosts 1st Annual Hispanicize Miami Holiday Scavenger Hunt #BlueSanta


On Friday, December 12, 2014, Hispanicize and Florida Blue held a fun filled Scavenger Hunt event that benefitted ASPIRA of Florida, Inc. and our students at ASPIRA Arts DE/CO Charter School in Wynwood. The event included a toy donation, a brief talk on health and nutrition, a nourishing and delicious dinner along with music and fun activities with Blue Santa to highlight the evening.  More details and pictures here.


 George Cabrera, President and CEO of ASPIRA of Florida, Inc. with the winning team.


ASPIRA Arts DE/CO students with Aymet Chaples, Vice President and COO of ASPIRA of Florida, Inc.