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UNIDAD of Miami Beach, Inc. Welcomes Mr. Arnold H. Maloney as Our New Miami Beach Career Center Director!

Arnold joins UNIDAD of Miami Beach, Inc. as the Director of the Miami Beach Career Center, operating in partnership with the South Florida Workforce Regional Board. With close to 20 years experience in workforce development consultancy, project, talent and career management, grantsmanship, competency modeling, strategic planning, change process, and training and development, Arnold brings a wealth of experience in methodically directing community-based organizations and social services.

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UNIDAD Celebrates New Generation Leadership and Workforce Institute Graduation on June 29, 2012

Community Excellence Leadership Award

• Jorge Gonzalez - CIty of Miami Beach Manager

Outstanding Community Achievement Award

• Guarione Diaz, Former President/CEO of the Cuban American National Council
• Daniela Pelez, We are Here Foundation

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The UNIDAD of Miami Beach Celebrates “Generation Y-NOT NIGHT” with the Miami HEAT on March 18, 2012 a “SLAM DUNK!”

March 18, 2012
Miami, Mar. 9, 2012 – The New Generation Leadership and Workforce Institute (NGLWI) of UNIDAD of Miami Beach celebrated “Generation Y-Not Night” with the Miami Heat on March 18, 2012 at the American Airlines Arena during the Heat vs. Magic game.

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The UNIDAD of Miami Beach Celebrates “Generation Y-NOT NIGHT” with the Miami HEAT on March 18, 2012 a “SLAM DUNK!

April 21, 2012
The New Generation Leadership and Workforce Institute (NGLWI) of UNIDAD of Miami Beach engage in mentorship group sessions with the Duke University Alumni Club of South Florida.

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Miami Foundation and Mayor Matti Herrera Bower support the Generation Y-NOT Summer Program with a $4,472.64 check for the program.

April 2, 2012
The New Generation Leadership and Workforce Institute (NGLWI) of UNIDAD of Miami Beach was proud once again to have been a recipient of the good will of the Miami Foundation.

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NGLWI: Generation Y-NOT Summer Program Alumni Student Delivers Speech During "American Graduate" Launch at WLRN Studios.

January 10, 2011
The New Generation Leadership and Workforce Institute (NGLWI) of UNIDAD of Miami Beach was proud to see one of its Alumni Students deliver a speech during the American Graduate Launch at the WLRN studios.

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Message From The Executive Director

December, 2011
As 2011 heads to a close and the Holiday season gives us all a sense of reflection, I would like to take this opportunity to recognize all of our accomplishments in the past year, as well as those that will be happening throughout 2012!

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Credit Wellness for the Holidays

November 10, 2011
If you have an interest in learning about the credit process, understanding the link between your credit and your career or learning about the social determinations on physical and mental health from financial stress, and other related topics, then come over and join the Credit Wellness Association for a session on credit wellness.

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The Miami Dolphins and UNIDAD of Miami Beach have teamed up for creative fundraising and we now depend on you to assist us in reaching our goal of 150 tickets sold by November 20.

October 07, 2011
How can you help? If you, or if you know anyone who plans on going to the game, have them purchase a ticket and part of the proceeds of that ticket, will go to benefit The New Generation Leadership and Workforce Institute (NGLWI).

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UNIDAD of Miami Beach Embraces the theme "Generation Y-Not"

July 15, 2011
This year, the New Generation Leadership and Workforce Institute embraced the theme "Generation Y-NOT?" with the message that you can have it all, and still fail, or have nothing, and yet succeed. What makes the difference is the attitude towards life.

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UNIDAD of Miami Beach Prepares Youth at Leadership Institute with "Generation Y-Not" Campaign

June 24, 2011
As part of the 2011 New Generation Youth Leadership & Workforce Institute, UNIDAD of Miami Beach, Inc. will engage in a collaboration with WLRN in the filming of a documentary entitled, "Generation Y-Not" The documentary will feature present and past youth participants of the Institute, now in its 7th year of operation and funded by the South Florida Workforce Investment Board with support from the City of Miami Beach.

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Message From The Executive Director

May, 2011
UNIDAD of Miami Beach, Inc. was founded back in 1993 and in 1995 began delivering social services with a few staff. The agency began operating out of what was then a small room in the lifeguard facility at 72nd and Collins Avenue on Miami Beach.

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UNIDAD Senior Center Construction Progresses to Vertical Development!!!

Yes! The foundation work is completed and the walls and ceilings are now going up. And just look at the gorgeous vistas of the ocean from the second floor! Palm trees swaying, blue ocean waters, golden sand…a true paradise.

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Promotion Leads to Prevention in Youth Development

Some years ago, the US Department of Health and Human Services funded research entitled "PYD (Positive Youth Development) in the US." This report supported the idea of how "positive promotion of youth development" inherently leads to many sought after prevention results.

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Senior Center Construction Under Way

After almost a decade of work and effort, construction began last fall on the North Beach Oceanfront Center, which will house the UNIDAD Senior Center at 7251 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach in Bandshell Park. Demolition began in September 2010.

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UNIDAD of Miami Beach 2010 Annual Holiday Gift and Toy Program

Each year we all look forward to the joy and sparkle of the Holiday Season. Celebrations, good times with family, spiritual reflection, food, gifts and giving thanks are all a part of our traditions. But during these times of economic downturn, many seniors and needy children in our community may feel that they are left out of these wonderful experiences.

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