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MIRA USA organizes first citizenship workshop in Orlando

workshop-citinzenship-orlando-fl-imageOrlando, Florida – the cities of Sarasota, Kissimmee and Orlando Miraists, carried out successfully the first workshop of citizenship “Lose the Fear of the Citizenship Test, MIRA USA Helps You”.

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The event that was carried out in the Dover Shores Community Center in Orlando on September 15 joins at least ten workshops rather than the Organization has made in other parts of the country. …

Seminar about Community, Civics and Laws

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania- As part of its concern for the community’s wellbeing, MIRA USA offered a seminar to inform community members about city resources through which they could make their needs known, obtain legal assistance and access services specifically offered to the Hispanic population. Among these means of communications was the 311 telephone line which residents could use to make a variety of requests. Rocio Perez, a special assistant from the office of Philadelphia Councilman David Oh, attended the seminar as a guest speaker.

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President of MIRA Established Relationships With African-American Organization NAACP

 

baena-kojo-naacpCharlotte, NC – Seeking to move forward in his fight against racism and discrimination, Colombian Senator Carlos Alberto Baena, while on a visit to the Queen City, was able establish relationships the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP).

The President of the MIRA political party was in Charlotte during the first week of September as a guest in the Democratic National Convention, more specifically in the International Leaders Forum, which was conducted in the aforementioned city. …

MIRA USA Promotes Environmental Awareness

Miami, Florida – As part of its commitment to raise awareness among communities regarding the preservation of natural resources, thirty Miraists, along with the Miami River Commission and the Families Connect Organization, planted 83 bushes, fertilized the soil and cleaned the area of the Miami River’s south bank and Flagler Street on July 14.These type…

MIRA USA Leads Celebrations in the US for Colombian Independence Day

To celebrate Colombian Independence Day (July 20), hundreds of members of MIRA USA in North Carolina, Connecticut, Florida, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania led a variety of events such as festivals, civil acts, and recognitions that counted with the participation of Miraist leader Jorge Muñoz, US Representative Robert Menendez, US Representative Bill Pascrell, Colombian consul generals throughout diverse US cities, and local authorities such as mayors and city councilmen.

 

MIRA USA Begins Activities in Philadelphia by Introducing Community Program, “Happy Homes during Times of Crisis”

Philadelphia, PA- MIRA USA successfully began to work in the city of Philadelphia, PA with the event called “An Afternoon of Colombian Treats” This event served as a stage for the introduction of the monthly community workshop program called “Happy Homes in Times of Crisis.” The program is scheduled to run from May to November and will offer the local Hispanic community support in the areas of health and nutrition, the environment and safety, civics, school as a tie to the community, school desertion prevention, and planning for economic security.

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MIRA USA Offers Oral Health Workshop

Philadelphia, PA- With the objective of continuing its help to communities in need, MIRA USA organized a workshop titled “Prevention in Oral Health” in the city of Philadelphia, PA. This workshop was led by Dr. Diana Silva, an orthodontist from the University of Pennsylvania, who carried out a pleasant and thorough presentation on the care required to maintain oral health. Important topics during the seminar included oral cancer and its prevention through auto oral exams as well as the state’s CHIP program which guarantees children access to medical and dental care.

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