Filing for Florida unemployment is a nightmare on a good day, and most of us have experienced bad days any time we have attempted to log on or call the help center. Depending on what stage of unemployment filing you are in, answers vary on what to try next. We at Miami Dance Hub have had success referencing online message board threads on Facebook and the following links.

File for Unemployment

Facebook Unemployment Help

Department of Economic Opportunity: Tutorial Video

Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) Guide

Professional Development

Do you need help negotiating contracts or navigating self employment tax deductions? Have you ever wanted to advance your learning of arts administration?  Below are a vast array of resources for you to supplement and further develop your skill set.

Freelancer's Union

From help on how to get clients to pay to finding self-employed insurance policies and retirement plans, Freelancer’s Union has endless support for gig workers. Membership is free!

The International Association for Blacks in Dance

Offers a comprehensive website where jobs, internships, scholarships, and professional development programs can be found. Lists of jobs, scholarships, and internships are free!

Dance USA

While many have heard of Dance USA’s Task Force for dancer health, there are a wealth of other resources for business support to leadership training and even job postings.  Much of the research articles are provided for free! 

National Association of Latino Arts and Culture

Search for grants or apply for three different leadership programs, all available free to non-members from the website.

NDEO: National Dance Education Organization

As a national resource for dance education, NDEO has a library of webinars on teaching in different environments.  COVID-19 related webinars for online education are provided for free!

Asian American Arts Alliance

A4 hosts a free job listing resource for arts & cultural positions targeted for the Asian community. 

Americans for the Arts

Find local organizations to connect with in your area, internships, job postings, and professional development.

NDEO: National Dance Educators Organization

Teaching Dance in Fall 2020. Questions and potential practices from NDEO members.

With the support of The Miami Foundation, the Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs and the Cultural Affairs Council, the Office of the Mayor of Miami-Dade County and the Board of County Commissioners, and the Miami-Dade Country Department of Public Housing and Community Development.