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The Children’s Trust Provider Profile

“Our young people are creative, innovative and talented. Their contributions towards community change can be powerful when the opportunity to participate is accessible ” - Saliha Nelson, Vice President

South Florida celebrates Martin Luther King

Daniel and Felecia Townsend have never missed the MLK Commemorative Breakfast at Florida International University. In the last 24 years, FlU has hosted the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration, a month-long series of events honoring the life and legacy ...

Community rallies behind embattled major

For 30 years, Allapattah Homeowners Association president Albena Sumner has worked closely with the City of Miami Police Department to keep her neighborhood and surrounding areas safe from criminal and drug activity. She has worked on several boards and beautification ...

New commission chair vows to lower poverty program

Freshly minted Miami-Dade Commission Chairman Jean Monestime took his oath of office Friday, and immediately pledged to use his position to defend the county’s neediest residents — who, by the way, live in his district — with a “Chairman’s Council ...

Black-owned face recognition company sets high goals

Remember the movie “Minority Report,” in which Tom Cruise walks by a Gap store and the software scans his eyes and announces that the khaki’s he bought last time were on sale? Wynwood-based Kairos writes software that works similarly but ...

South Florida celebrates MLK

Daniel and Felecia Townsend have never missed the MLK Commemorative Breakfast at Florida International University. In the last 24 years, FlU has hosted the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration, a month-long series of events honoring the life and legacy ...

New Birth Baptist Church honors victims five year after Haiti earthquake with special services

Praying, holding hands, praising the Lord through song and dance. It’s the usual pomp and circumstance that takes place at most Sunday services at New Birth Baptist Church Cathedral of Faith International. But this past Sunday was different. Bishop Victor ...

A parade for a King

Garbage trucks. A hearse. Church buses. The vehicles, perfect for a parade and an entertaining history lesson, may turn heads again this year at the 48th annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. parade on Monday in Liberty City. These nontraditional ...

Black-owned face recognition company sets high goals

Miami has been labeled the Gateway to Latin America and the Caribbean. At the start of the year, Miami received a new label. Business news cable channel CNBC cited Miami as a tech hub. Heads of Black companies had already ...

First new public housing in 25 years

When 82-year-old Willie Mae Howard heard she was moving from Three Round Towers -- the Miami-Dade County public housing building she had lived in for the last 15 years -- into a new public housing development, she breathed a huge ...

Employment Equality

When Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos Gimenez launched his Employ Miami-Dade initiative, the focus of his mission was clear. “Job creation and the development of our local talent are issues that are of the utmost importance to my administration,” he told ...

North Miami commission rolls back Walmart

Opponents of a proposed Walmart Neighborhood Market in North Miami celebrated last week when the city’s planning commission unanimously voted to disapprove two items that affect the development of the project. In a packed meeting at city hall, officials voted ...

‘Put Walmart on 7th Avenue’

Amid the shouting and protests came demands to put Walmart Neighborhood Market on Northwest Seventh Avenue with the rest of the boarded up businesses and old grocery stores. That’s what residents and even a former mayor said at a contentious ...

FAMU hosts Scott at breakfast

TALLAHASSEE-- As Gov. Rick Scott's inaugural festivities got underway Tuesday with a prayer breakfast at Florida A&M University, religion and politics were hard to separate. "God has called upon you to lead us," FAMU President Elmira Mangum told the governor. ...

Preserving Richmond Heights’ History

The future of Richmond Heights looks as bright and promising as its rich past. At least that’s what residents of the Southwest Miami-Dade area are attempting to preserve, as World War II veterans and other notable community stakeholders in Richmond ...

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