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"Roofs Rising" represents Miami’s greatest reminder that housing ends homelessness

Roofs Rising

Roofs are going to be rising in Miami-Dade County, all for the benefit of our community’s street homeless. The public is invited to enjoy the Miami-Dade County Homeless Trust’s educational art installation entitled “Roofs Rising.”

This unique project – made up of a mosaic of hand painted mini-homes – is designed to call attention to the homeless housing needs in our community. It launches on Homeless Awareness Day November 9.

The mini-homes will eventually become house-warming gifts to those in the Trust’s Continuum of Care, but more importantly, serve to open doors and pathways for supportive housing solutions for those most vulnerable in Miami-Dade.

Learn how you can be part of the solution by visiting Roofs Rising at Brickell City Centre from November 9-15. The viewing area is next to Saks Fifth Avenue on the lower level.

Thanks to the many participating organizations that are making Roofs Rising a reality:

  • Camillus House
  • Chapman NextGen
  • City of Miami
  • Coral Reef Elementary
  • Design and Architecture Senior High
  • Florida International University
  • Girl Scouts
  • Lawton Chiles Middle School
  • Mater Lakes Academy Charter School
  • Miami International University of Art and Design
  • Miami-Dade County Commission
  • Miami-Dade County Homeless Trust
  • Miami-Dade County School Board
  • Miami-Dade County Public Housing and Community Development
  • Ministries United by Faith
  • National Alliance to End Homelessness
  • Ransom Everglades School
  • Somerset Arts Conservatory
  • Space Mountain
  • Swire Properties
  • The Cushman School
  • The M Network
  • United States Department of Housing and Urban Development
  • United States Interagency Council on Homelessness
  • Voice of Love
  • Youth Crime Watch Club
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