Major Accomplishments

40 Years of Accomplishments

1972- Founded to achieve fair labor & living conditions for farmworkers

1973- Intervened to obtain medical treatment for farmworkers in the South Dade Labor Camp when a typhoid epidemic broke out

Since 1977-  Built in South and Central Florida 500 safe and affordable homes for families of low- income at Heritage Village, Centro Villas, Hacienda West, and Florida City Villages and other communities

Since 1978- Advocated to establish the Everglades Labor Camp, the Coalition of Florida Farmworkers Organization (COFFO), and provided seed funding for M.U.J.E.R

Since 1982- Provided job skills training and placement to farmworkers and their dependents and emergency rent and utility assistance

Since 1987- Weatherized/ Rehabilitated approximately 6000 homes in Desoto, Hardee, Hendry, Highlands, Okeechobee, Charlotte, Glades, and Collier Counties to reduce energy consumption & costs for low-income families

Since 1988– Built & managed Biscayne Senior Housing providing affordable, supportive apartment living for Homestead area senior citizens

Since 1990- Helped more than 3,000 families become first-time homeowners

1992– After Hurricane Andrew- Introduced free, recreational activities for children, which became our 21st Century Community Learning Center, providing 200 children ages 5-13 each year with after school tutorial & summer camp

1996- Created Palm Villas Apartments, 91 units of safe, affordable apartments for low-income families in Florida City

Since 2007 – Assisted 2,000 distressed homeowners facing South Florida’s foreclosure epidemic

 1972-Present:

CCFC stands for “Equity, Education, and Economic Opportunity: For Everyone!”.

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