Long Time Sponsor – Miami Dade College is the largest and most diverse college in the nation. With seven campuses, two centers and more than 165,000 students from across the world, the College offers over 300 programs of study and several degree options, including vocational, associate, and baccalaureate degrees.
17 years hosting the program for the South Florida Youth Symphony. Thanks to Campus President Malou Harrison, and Administrative Services Director Fermin Vasquez
Miami -Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs is a major continuing sponsor of the SFYS youth development program. Over 15 years of support for the under-served kids in North Miami-Dade county. This sponsorship is vital to the success of the program.
The Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs and its volunteer advisory board, the Cultural Affairs Council, develop cultural excellence, diversity and participation throughout Miami-Dade County by strategically creating and promoting opportunities for our community’s thousands of artists and not-for-profit cultural organizations, and our residents and visitors who are their audiences.
The Department of Cultural Affairs and the Cultural Affairs Council provide grants and technical assistance to cultural organizations and individual artists; develop and improve cultural facilities; create and advance arts education, public information and outreach programs; advocate for effective cultural policies and for more public and private resources to invest in cultural development; and promote and market our cultural assets broadly and innovatively.
The Florida Division of Cultural Affairs is Florida’s state arts agency. The Division promotes arts and culture as essential to quality of life for all Floridians. Arts and culture contribute to a vibrant and creative Florida. These diverse resources include arts in education, local arts agency, state service organization, theater, dance, folks arts, literature, media arts, museum, multidisciplinary, music, sponsor/presenter, and visual arts programs and projects.