Full Name
Joshua Young
Director, Institute for Civic Engagement & Democracy
Miami Dade College
Speaker Bio
Josh Young is the director of Miami Dade College’s Institute for Civic Engagement and Democracy where he oversees a host of civic learning and democratic engagement programming, including community-campus partnerships, academic service-learning, community service Federal Work-Study, voter engagement, and myriad other programs. He has had the privilege of working at Miami Dade College (MDC) for the last 29 years. Josh has a bachelor’s degree in sociology from the University of Virginia and master’s degrees in social work and public administration from Florida State University. Josh served two tours with the United States Peace Corps in Mali, West Africa and Paraguay, South America. Josh also led community service programs for youth for four summers in the Dominican Republic with Visions International, and he has been a volunteer mentor with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Miami for more than twenty-five years.
Joshua Young