AMIkids has received additional support to grow its vocational education efforts. The organization received an additional grant from the U.S. Department of Labor, as well as funds from the Florida Legislature, to support and expand vocational education at local programs.
Many of our programs offer our students the opportunity to take courses and gain certifications in Information Technology, including A+ certification through CompTIA, a non-profit trade association. It’s one thing to hear about the impact that these programs have on our kids, but as Eric Larson soon learned, it’s pretty powerful to witness it first-hand.
FOX 13 Tampa Bay's Laura Moody visited AMIkids Pinellas and interviewed Executive Director Robert Johnson about the impact the program can have on students.
NBC affiliate WESH 2 News in Orlando showcased AMIkids and interviewed spokesperson Phylicia Rashad on why this organization is important to communities.
On Orlando's Rose, the vessel named after AMIkids' founders Judge Frank Orlando and Bob Rosof and generously donated to AMIkids by Bill and Carol Barrows, we caught up with Daniel, who is currently participating at AMIkids North Carolina Family Services.
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