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University of Miami's Frost School of Music and ASPIRA of Florida to Deliver Free Music Classes

Band UM-WebHLASPIRA of Florida Charter Schools, in collaboration with the Frost School of Music at the University of Miami, announces free after school music classes will be offered to 6th-8th grade students enrolled at ASPIRA Raul Arnaldo Martinez and Eugenio Maria De Hostos Charter Schools. Graduate student mentors from the Frost MusicReach program will teach the free music classes once a week on Wednesday afternoons, from 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m., October 3 through November 28, 2012. UM-Saunders LongoFrost graduate students Geoffrey Saunders and William Longo were selected as faculty for the RAM and EMDH Charter Schools.

"We are so thankful to the UM Frost School of Music for their dedication to our community and giving youth an opportunity to be exposed to and learn from such a prestigious program," said George Cabrera, President and CEO of ASPIRA of Florida, Inc.

To read the  full press release, click here.

ASPIRA of Florida, Inc. - Palm Beach Fundraiser Event

PB_FundraiserOct26-WebHLYou are cordially invited to attend a fundraiser event coordinated by ASPIRA's Palm Beach Division. The fundraiser will take place on Friday, October, 26, 2012 and all proceeds will go to benefit the ASPIRA Scholarship Fund.
For more details regarding the event, please click here.

El Sentinel's 10th Anniversary Event

Come ElSentinel10thAnniversary-WebHLand celebrate El Sentinel's 10th anniversary on Friday, September 14!

The event is of no charge to attend and will include music, food and fun for the entire family. The anniversary celebration will be held at the ArtsPark at Young Circle in Hollywood, located at Hollywood Boulevard at U.S. 1.

Activities are set to begin at 5 p.m. and will go until 10 p.m. There will be kids activities from 5 p.m.-8p.m. and a live performance by Marlow Rosado y la Orquesta La Riquena at 8:30 p.m.

Looking forward to seeing you and your family there!

Bridging the Digital Divide

ComcastLogo-WebHLWith Internet access becoming increasingly vital for success at school, at work and at home, ASPIRA of Florida, Inc. has joined in Comcast's efforts to bring affordable Internet service to the millions of students and families on the wrong side of the digital divide.

According to the Pew Research Center, only 41% of those with household incomes under $30,000 have broadband at home. The goal is to reach all families living without this essential technology.

As the nation's leading Internet provider, Comcast created and launched the Internet Essentials Program which serves to provide the tools and resources students need to succeed by connecting families to the Internet on an affordable basis.

Families with at least one child eligible to receive free or reduced price lunches through the National School Lunch Program may qualify for the Internet Essentials Program. Participating families pay only $9.95 a month, plus tax, with no price increases, activation fees or equipment rentals. Also, those involved in the program can buy a low-cost computer and receive Internet training at no additional charge.

As a community partner, ASPIRA is committed to spreading the word about this program and accelerating the process of getting Internet to the homes that need it most. Please be sure to do the same, so that together we can close the digital divide and ensure that all students are granted equal opportunity to succeed.

Read more about the Internet Essentials Program here.