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ASPIRA's "Swing Like The Pros" Golf Tournament

ASPIRA of Swing Like thepros-Tall-webFlorida Inc., Palm Beach Division, and its Local Advisory Council would like to invite you to its first annual "Swing Like The Pros" Golf Tournament to be held on June 20, 2014 at Atlantis Country Club.

Proceeds raised will go to benefit the ASPIRA scholarship fund, helping to empower youth in the pursuit of educational excellence through leadership development programs that emphasize a commitment to the community.

With sponsorships, the golf classic, tee signs, copter drop and silent auction, we're aiming to raise a significant amount of money for this great cause. This can only be accomplished with your generous help. We ask you to join us as a contributor, either by being a sponsor or donating an item for our silent auction. All donations are welcome!

Click here to access the registration and sponsorship package!

For information on the "Swing Like The Pros" Golf Tournament contact Jorge Goyanes at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

ASPIRA Ceremoniously Breaks Ground!

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ASPIRA ceremoniously began to break ground for the construction of its new ASPIRA Arts DE/CO Charter School building on Wednesday, February 12. Attendees gathered together on a beautiful Miami morning in the heart of the Wynwood District to celebrate the actualization of the long awaited project.

"This is a day filled with many emotions," said George Cabrera, ASPIRA's President/CEO. "We are seeing a dream finally come true," he explained.

EMH-Groundbreaking-GuestsThe Groundbreaking Ceremony featured guest speakers such as City of Miami Mayor Tomás Regalado, Ronald Blackburn, President of the ASPIRA National Association, Manuel Orosa, City of Miami Chief of Police, as well as representatives from the offices of Commissioner Audrey Edmonson and Senator Marco Rubio.

In the audience were many community leaders and supporters of ASPIRA who have contributed to its success for over 30 years.

Special tribute was paid to one such devotee, the late Dr. Alicia Baró, who was one of the original founders of ASPIRA of Florida in 1981. Dr. Baró dedicated her life to the fight for social justice and the political and educational equality for all minorities. In order to preserve her legacy, the ceremony included the unveiling of a street sign, named Dr. Alicia Baró Way in her honor, to be placed at North Miami Avenue and NW 34th Street.

EMH-Groundbreaking-BaroStreetSignThe event was a celebration of the organization's future and the honoring of Alicia Baró, a woman whose past paved the road for institutions, such as ASPIRA, that share her mission and vision.

"The beginning of construction on our new building is the fulfillment of our longstanding promise and commitment to the Wynwood community to always be an educational beacon for youth and families," said George Cabrera, President/CEO of ASPIRA of Florida. "We're excited to see our plans come to life and give our students the best possible academic resources, a cause for which Alicia Baró was a great advocate," Cabrera added.

The ASPIRA Eugenio Maria De Hostos Charter School building is tentatively set to be completed by 2015 and will boast a new, modern look, as well as an educational program focused on technology, communications, arts and media. In addition, the school building will be home to a new City of Miami Police Net Office, offering students, parents and the community safety and security.

"It was ASPIRA that taught me the correct path to follow in life," said ASPIRA Board Chair, Edward Hernandez, when sharing the impact ASPIRA had on his own life years ago.

"This is what we hope to offer our students, a future," he added.

New Year, New Look: ASPIRA of Florida Launches New Website

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NewWebsiteWith a new year comes many exciting changes. For ASPIRA, 2014 brings the launch of a newly redesigned website with a fresh look and user-friendly navigation, updated with the latest information about our students, community and services.

Our website's modern look, accessible navigation and simplified search functionality are some of the features you will enjoy. The new site has several easy to use drop-down menus with up-to-date information, allowing users to quickly find the contents thanks to the use of new techniques.

As with all modern websites, this one is best viewed with a modern browser such as Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, or Internet Explorer 11. If you’re using an older version of Internet Explorer, and for some reason, can’t or don’t want to update it, you should install Google’s Chrome Frame Plug-in, which will bring your browser up to speed and allow you to view the site as intended.  This is a free plug-in and it can be obtained here.

We hope that you will enjoy browsing our new website, finding more options and information each time, and that it will be yet another tool for strengthening our communication with our youth, their families and the community.

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ENROLL YOUR CHILD TODAY FOR THE 2014-15 SCHOOL YEAR!

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ASPIRA of Florida, Inc. is on the front lines of the school reform movement to provide greater educational opportunity for youth in our community. We believe that parents must be given a choice in public education to send their children to small schools operated by community-based organizations that have the credibility in their neighborhoods to deliver services to youth and their families. Our mission is to cultivate leadership through education, paving the way for success!

Click here to access our enrollment form.