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Community Leader

David I. Muir is a presence in the community, lending his time to organizations such as: Guardian Ad Litem in Broward County, Salvation Army’s Help-Portraits (for the homeless)

Community leader

David organizes and hosts an annual art exhibition to which he invites his peers and thus provides them with exposure and opportunities for revenue. He conducts seminars for aspiring journalists and photographers, and teaches photography at Broward College. David also mentors a number of developing South Florida photographer entrepreneurs.

AWARDS

Photo Journalist of the year by BOMARecognized as one of South Florida’s 100 Most Accomplished Caribbean Americans by ICABA.

Recognized by the City of Sunrise for contribution to the city through art

Recognized by the City of Lauderhill for contribution to the city through art

Awarded for community service to artist community (Little Haiti, Miami)

Honored by Touch of Compassion Outreach Mentoring Fellowship Committee of South Florida for community service (Men of Valor Community Achievers – Community Service Award)

Honored by Jamaican Government through the Consul General of Jamaica in Miami for contribution to the 50th Anniversary of Independence 

 

Volunteer Efforts 

Guardian Ad Litem in Broward County 

Urban League of Broward County

City of Sunrise (as a Youth Coach and on numerous advisory boards)

Cultural Arts Division’s Arts Teacher of the Year Awards (Broward County)

Salvation Army (Help-Portraits for the homeless)

Miami Heart Gallery (Portraits of Miami’s Foster Care Children for the Children’s Trust)

Heart Gallery of Broward – Board Position

Lauderhill Regional Chamber of Commerce – Board Position

Sister Cities International – Board Position

City of Sunrise Boards include - Leisure Services Advisory Board; Cultural Advisory Board and the Consumer Advisory 

Jamaica Diaspora Movement

 
“David Muir’s understanding and passion for South Florida’s natural beauty and its’ cultural richness is evident in how he captures meaningful moments through his photography.   When you see a photo of David’s all of your senses are fully engaged in that instant of time.  Our community is blessed to have a talent like David in our midst.”  
— Leslie Johnson Director of Public Relations and Cultural Arts Lauderhill, FL