Dr. Steve Gallon III was pleased to support early childhood education in the urban core. He was also pleased to share that that there were no more waiting lists for early childhood programs. This was confirmed by Mr. Evelio Torres, President/CEO of the Early Learning Coalition of Miami-Dade/Monroe Counties. It has been a pleasure to support and advocate for quality early childhood education in the urban core. Dr. Steve Gallon III supports providing early childhood education in the urban core can greatly increase their cognitive abilities, leading to long-term increases in achievement and school and life-long success. Mr. Torres visited Room to Bloom which is among the quality early childhood programs serving children in Opa/Locka and the surrounding areas.