Miami Dade Police Department Joins Forces With the Center for Writing and Literature

Miami Dade

Miami Dade

The Miami-Dade Police Department (MDPD) is joining forces with The Center for Writing and Literature @ Miami Dade College and The Children’s Trust in the Read to Learn Books for Free program to distribute more books to children in underprivileged communities. Nine MDPD districts will become book donation drop sites for gently used and new children’s books. The colorful donation bins will be housed at the following districts: South District, Village of Palmetto Bay, Kendall District, Hammocks District, Midwest District, Northwest District, Town of Miami Lakes, Northside District, Intracoastal District and the Fred Taylor Headquarters Building.

Who: Juan Perez – Deputy Director – Miami Dade Police Department
Emily Cardenas – Senior Communications Manager – Miami Children’s

Lissette Mendez – Programs Director – The Center for Writing and Literature @Miami Dade College
Delia Lopez – Director of Operations– The Center for Writing and Literature @Miami Dade College

When: March 6th, 2014 – 10:00 am

Where: Miami Dade Police Department Headquarters
9105 N.W. 25 Street
Doral, Florida 33172

*Entrance Area Outside*
Media Contact: Detective Alvaro Zabaleta – 305.471.1900 – [email protected]
Maria Lanao – 786.514.0301 – [email protected]
Alicia Rivas – 646.338.2517 – [email protected]


Contributor Gricelda Vicario
Photo By:Pedro Ribeiro Simões Flickr Page –License