Alper JCC & Casa Familia Partner to Host Familia Field Day

Alper JCC Miami and Casa Familia’s Young Professional Board (YPB) are excited to announce their partnership for the upcoming Familia Field Day being held May 5th from 11 am to 2 pm. This family-friendly extravaganza will take place at the Alper JCC located at 11155 SW 112 Avenue, promising a fun-filled day of inclusive outdoor activities, food trucks and much more.

Familia Field Day is designed to bring together families and individuals within the special needs community for a day of entertainment, connection and awareness. The event serves as an interactive platform for participants of all ages and abilities, to showcase both the invaluable resources provided by the Alper JCC’s Tikvah Program, and the instrumental advocacy efforts of Casa Familia for supportive housing in South Florida, while also extending their reach to a broader audience.

“We are excited to collaborate with Casa Familia to host Familia Field Day, a celebration of inclusion, community and support,” said Nicole Miller, Director of Special Needs Programming for the Alper JCC, and a YPB Board Member “This event not only provides a fantastic opportunity for families to come together and enjoy a day of festivities but also allows us to showcase the wonderful programs and services available to individuals with special needs in our community.”

In addition to fostering connections and spreading awareness, Familia Field Day aims to provide a memorable and enjoyable experience for the entire family, reinforcing the importance of community and togetherness.

“Casa Familia Young Professional’s Board is proud to join forces with the Alper JCC to bring Familia Field Day to life,” said Anthony Valenzuela, Chair of the Casa Familia Young Professional Board. “This event embodies our shared commitment to fostering an inclusive environment where individuals of all abilities feel welcome and supported.”

Both Alper JCC Miami and Casa Familia are dedicated to supporting and enriching the lives of individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (IDD), and their families. Alper JCC’s Tikvah Program is renowned for providing innovative support and services for individuals with Special Needs, fostering inclusion and empowerment. Casa Familia is a non-profit organization focused on development of best-in-class supportive housing for adults with IDD and other related disorders, and strives to create a more inclusive society where everyone has the opportunity to thrive through advocacy, education and community engagement.

For more information about Familia Field Day and to register, visit

About Alper JCC Miami

For over 30 years, Alper JCC Miami has been a much-loved source of enrichment, inspiration, education and recreation, offering a sense of community and belonging to those in South Miami-Dade County. Welcoming people of all faiths and ages regardless of social or economic background, gender, race, sexual orientation or ability, the Alper JCC annually impacts more than 140,000 residents. The center provides need-based scholarships to its award-winning Early Childhood Development Center, Winter and Spring Minicamps, Summer Camp, Special Needs Programs for ages 3-30+,  youth sports, and membership to its 8,000 square foot, state-of-the-art Fitness & Wellness Facility, which boasts over 45 group fitness classes per week and personal training. Visit for more information.

About Casa Familia

Founded in 2015 by eight families as a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization to develop and establish a best practice model for affordable housing serving adults with intellectual, developmental, and other related disabilities that is sustainable, replicable, and meets the needs of a broad spectrum of individuals. Born of a shared fear, transformed into a dynamic vision, Casa Familia sponsors and advocates a new living choice for adults with IDD, where life can thrive with meaningful intention. Exceptional Housing for Exceptional People. For more information about Casa Familia, visit us at, or follow us on LinkedIn, XFacebook, and Instagram.