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Posted on: September 23, 2021

Mayor Philippe Bien-Aime and City Clerk Vanessa Joseph, Esq. Collaborate to Launch ...

Mayor Philippe Bien-Aime and City Clerk Vanessa Joseph, Esq. Collaborate to Launch “The Mayor’s Citizenship Corner” at the North Miami Public Library 

North Miami, FL – September 23, 2021

North Miami Mayor Philippe Bien-Aime in collaboration with City Clerk Vanessa Joseph, Esq., will launch “The Mayor’s Citizenship Corner.” The launch event will be held at 12 noon on Tuesday, September 28, 2021 at the North Miami Public Library (located at 835 NE 132nd St, North Miami, FL 33161). 

The Mayor’s Citizenship Corner is a new area within the North Miami Public Library that will provide resources to empower and support immigrants who are eligible for naturalization. The goal is to help North Miami residents become civically, economically, and socially engaged by becoming U.S. citizens. This citywide initiative is meant to raise awareness about the importance of citizenship. 

This new dedicated space at the Library will connect aspiring citizens with: 

  • Information and interactive tools on the citizenship application process 
  • Online resources and forms on site 
  • English and Civics Test study materials 
  • Answers to frequently asked questions 
  • Information on free or low-cost service providers 

The Mayor’s Citizenship Corner launch event is open to the public. For information on the Library hours of operation, call the Library at 305-891-5535. To request an interview with Mayor Philippe Bien-Aime, please email your request to Susset Cabrera at sucabrera@northmiamifl.gov. To request an interview with City Clerk Vanessa Joseph, Esq., please email Summer Jones at sujones@northmiamifl.gov.

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Media Contact:

Susset Cabrera, Communications Manager
305 895 9888, Ext. 12151
news@northmiamifl.gov

About the City of North Miami

North Miami is a suburban city located in northeast Miami-Dade County, Florida. It is roughly 10 miles (16 km) north of Miami. The city lies on Biscayne Bay which surrounds the Biscayne Bay Campus of Florida International University. North Miami is home to a diverse demographic of residents. With more than 64,000 residents, North Miami is the sixth largest city in Miami-Dade County. We are home to the Oleta River State Park; the largest urban park in the Florida State Park System and the nationally accredited Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA North Miami).

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