In keeping with the theme of providing a Legacy in Action, The Carrie Meek Foundation in Miami will be conducting a number of community outreach meetings. The meetings are free and open to the public. The first of these meetings will take place in January on the following dates, times and locations:
- Monday, January 22, 2018 –6:00 p.m. – Charles Hadley Park – 1300 NW 50th Street – Miami, FL, and
- Monday, January 29, 2018 – 6:00 p.m. – Sherbondy Village Community Center – 215 Perviz Avenue – Opa-locka, FL
“We invite interested persons to attend one of these meetings to learn more about the Carrie Meek International Business Park that is under construction at the Miami Opa-Locka Airport,” said Tony Crapp, Sr. Executive Director of The Carrie Meek Foundation, Inc. “The business park development includes an Amazon Fulfillment Center and these meetings will provide information regarding the Foundation’s workforce development program including job readiness training.”
Among the main topics that will be addressed include:
- Business Park Development including the Amazon Fulfillment Center
- Workforce Development Program including Job-Readiness Training
- Community Benefits from the Development
The Carrie Meek Foundation is a 501(c)3 charitable organization that sponsors and promotes programs in Education, Housing, Health, and Economic Development and is committed to improving the quality of life for all residents of our community.
The Carrie Meek Foundation sustains U.S. Congresswoman Meek’s work through grantmaking, civic engagement, and community development. The Carrie Meek Foundation is the legacy in action of one of the most visionary and productive public servants in U.S. history.
Throughout her educational career and her distinguished tenure in state and federal office, Carrie P. Meek has staunchly advocated equity and opportunity for poor and disenfranchised people. Committed to taking bold, transformative steps, Congresswoman Meek has worked tirelessly to improve the quality of life and create opportunities for all, especially the young, minorities, and the disadvantaged. Her belief that safe, decent, affordable housing should be accessible even to the most economically vulnerable populations is manifest in the thousands of affordable rental housing units constructed through her efforts in the Florida legislature.