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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!”

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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.

‘Generation Y-NOT’ is the name of a summer employment program where over 350 Miami- Dade High School youth have celebrated leadership, learned financial literacy and embraced Social Entrepreneurship over the past 5 years.

The Generation Y-Not Program is a combination of an after-school & summer employment program extended to all High School Juniors and Seniors, Primarily in Miami-Dade Schools, that focuses on Financial Literacy, Leadership and Social Entrepreneurship. It is funded by South Florida Workforce and the City of Miami Beach and supported by countless other organizations and corporations in South Florida.

This celebration allowed UNIDAD of Miami Beach conduct fundraising and create awareness in the community. Proceeds of tickets sold for this game were donated to UNIDAD of Miami Beach and 50 youth participated in giving the Miami Heat players hi-5’s as they entered and exited the court at the start of the game and during the half-time break.

For more information on the Generation Y-NOT Program, contact Nelson Santiago or Roselyn Ortega at 305-532-5350, or visit us at www.unidadmb.org