Upcoming Events

  1. Clean Energy Roundtable Discussion

    February 18 @ 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm
  2. Miami-Dade Homebuyer Orientation Seminar 2-21-19 (Spanish)

    February 21 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  3. Broward Homebuyer Education Workshop 2-23-19 (English)

    February 23 @ 8:30 am - 5:00 pm


Historically Black Colleges and Universities Community Development Action Coalition

Clean Energy Initiative Regional Roundtable

Florida Memorial University
Smith Conference Center
Miami, Florida

Monday, February 18, 2019

“Expanding Access, Increasing Awareness and Creating Opportunities for Low Wealth Communities”


Roundtable Objectives

➢ Introduce the HBCU Community Development Action Coalition and United States Department of Energy Partnership to South Florida Solar/Clean Energy stakeholders

➢ Introduce the HBCU Clean Energy Initiative projects and get feedback from local stakeholders

➢ Engage local stakeholders and make the case for expanding access to clean energy in low-wealth and underserved communities in South Florida by connecting to the HBCU Clean Energy Initiative

➢ Make the case for future collaboration and develop partnerships when implementing the HBCU CEI pilot projects

1:00pm – Press/Mixer Opportunity On campus

1:30pm – 1:45pm


Florida Memorial University President

Ron Butler, CEO, HBCU Community Development Action Coalition

Program Overview
Natasha Campbell, Clean Energy Initiative Director

Henry Golatt, Vice-Chairman, HBCU CDAC

1:45pm- 3:00pm
Fireside Chat – “The Way Forward – Creating a More Diverse Workforce in the Clean Energy Economy: Embracing HBCU as a Source of Labor for Jobs in the Solar Industry”

Moderator: TBD

Jaffus Hardrick, President, FMU

Andrea Luecke, President, The Solar Foundation, SEIA

Director Campos, DOE, Office of Economic Impact and Diversity

Ron Butler, CEO, HBCU CDAC

Bringing the Benefits of Clean Energy to HBCUs and Surrounding Communities

Moderator: Tim Hudson, WLRN TV

Jody Finver, Executive Director, Solar United Neighborhood, Florida

Kim Henderson, Executive Director, Neighbor Housing Services of South Florida

Pandwe Gibson, President and CEO of EcoTech Visions

William Hooper, Ph.D., Associate Vice President for Institutional Effectiveness, Florida Memorial University
Miguel Bustos, Mgr. Gas Operations, Training & Energy Conservation, Florida City Gas

4:25pm – 4:30pm
Closing Remarks
Henry Golatt and Na

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Developed by Neighborhood Housing Services of South Florida.

Buyers within 120% AMI wanted.

3518 NW 14 Ct.
Three story townhouse conveniently located in Lauderhill
3 bedrooms / 2.5 bathrooms
1402 sq. Ft. Under a/c
New washer and dryer machines Samsung brand
New laminated flooring on 2nd and 3rd
New kitchen: quartz counter top, new cabinets
New Samsung stainless steel appliances
New bathrooms and vanities
New air conditioning system & a car garage

Selling for $285,000

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Empowering individuals, Creating affordable housing opportunities, Revitalizing neighborhoods


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Clean Energy Roundtable

HBCU CDAC in partnership with Florida Memorial University, the Solar Energy Industries Association and Neighborhood Housing Services of South Florida will host a Roundtable discussion on Monday, February 18, 2019 on the campus of Florida Memorial University, located at 15800 NW 42nd Avenue, Miami Gardens, Florida 33054 from 1:00p.m. to 4:30p.m.  Your attendance and contribution to the discussion will help shape future projects in the local community spearheaded by HBCU CDAC.

Please note we urge your speedy RSVP.


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Looking to purchase a home in the Orlando area? NHS of South Florida is proud to be part of the NeighborhoodLIFT program in collaboration with Wells Fargo, NeighborWorks America and Orlando Neighborhood Improvement Corporation. This program provides eligible home buyers with $15,000 to use toward down payment and closing costs on qualified homes in Orange, Osceola, Seminole and Lake Counties. For qualified veterans and service members, teachers, paraprofessionals, law enforcement officers, firefighters and emergency medical technicians, the program provides $17,000.

For over 40 years Neighborhood Housing Services of South Florida (NHSSF) has worked to strengthen communities in Miami-Dade and Broward Counties by:

Empowering individuals

Creating affordable housing opportunities

Revitalizing neighborhoods in South Florida

Our Mission

To collaborate with residents and other stakeholders to stabilize neighborhoods and develop sustainable housing.

We commit to:
  • Increasing the availability of affordable, for-sale and rental housing.
  •  Bringing strategies to assist residents to navigate a complex and competitive housing market.
  •  Educating residents to become informed consumers in their housing choices.
  •  Offering a range of responsible mortgage products and Financial Wellness programs to put area residents on the path to property.
  •  Building aesthetically pleasing housing with interiors designed for the way we live today.
  •  Offering housing that is sensitive to the needs of protecting our environment while offering energy saving measures.
  •  Resident-driven revitalized neighborhoods where residents, businesses and local government choose to invest their time, money and energy.
  •  A holistic approach to affordable housing and community development that connects housing to other important systems such as transportation, health, food security, and the arts.

Special Thanks To: