Culinary program brings new skills and new hope to Overtown

The first class of the H.E.A.T. Culinary Training Program in Overtown, fought through some big life challenges to make it to their graduation day. The program brings new skills and hopes of good jobs at the resorts that help fund the program.
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The first class of the H.E.A.T. Culinary Training Program in Overtown, fought through some big life challenges to make it to their graduation day. The program brings new skills and hopes of good jobs at the resorts that help fund the program.

Taylor Dolven covers the tourism industry at the Miami Herald, where she aims to tell stories about the people who work in tourism and the people who enjoy it. Previously, she worked at Vice News in Brooklyn, NY, where she won a Front Page Award from the Newswomen’s Club of NY for a national investigation of police shootings.