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Broward County Recognized For Work In Supporting Early School Success

Broward County Recognized For Work In Supporting Early School Success

LAUDERHILL  – The Campaign for Grade-Level Reading announced that it will recognize Broward County with Pacesetter Honors for its work in 2017. “Recognizing Pacesetters is our way of applauding and thanking the civic leaders, organizations and agencies that have joined forces to build brighter futures for children in their communities,” said Ralph Smith, managing director […]

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Congresswoman Barbara Lee Celebrates Caribbean American Heritage Month

Congresswoman Barbara Lee Celebrates Caribbean American Heritage Month

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Barbara Lee released the following statement marking Caribbean American Heritage Month: “Communities across the United States are home to proud, diverse Caribbean Americans. Every June, we celebrate the important contributions made by Caribbean Americans with Caribbean American Heritage Month. “Caribbean Americans bring tremendous pride, love and dedication to this nation. They are […]

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Charity Gala Raising Funds To Curb Human Trafficking & Child Abuse Prevention

Charity Gala Raising Funds To Curb Human Trafficking & Child Abuse Prevention

FORT LAUDERDALE – Female Development World Organization (FDWO) present their 3rd Annual “Protect The Children” Gala 2018 which aims to bring awareness to the growing issues of Human Trafficking and Child Abuse Prevention in local and international communities. The “Protect The Children” Gala fundraising event takes place on Thursday, June 28, 2018 7:00pm-11:00pm at the brand-new Crystal […]

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Marleine Bastien Named as one of the Influencers in the Miami Herald

Marleine Bastien Named as one of the Influencers in the Miami Herald

Haitian-American Activist, Marleine Bastien named a Miami Herald top Influencer MIAMI – Family Action Network Movement (FANM) congratulates its Executive Director Marleine Bastien on being named as one of the influencers in the Miami Herald‘s Florida Influencer Series. “I’m so humble by Miami Herald‘s decision to include me in this esteemed group of community leaders/ stakeholders. I’m looking forward to […]

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First Rastafari Church & Cultural Center of Florida To Host Community Event

First Rastafari Church & Cultural Center of Florida To Host Community Event

MIAMI – The First Rastafari Church and Cultural Center of Florida (FRCCC) is positioned to provide a new vibrant, creative cultural community narrative that is being added to the South Florida landscape. The First Rastafari Church & Cultural Center of Florida (FRCCC) will host the opening of their location on Saturday, June 16, 2018, from 1pm-7pm. This […]

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6 ways to prepare now for hurricanes

6 ways to prepare now for hurricanes

MIAMI – The worst thing that people who live along coastlines can do is not to prepare for tropical storms and hurricanes. According to the National Hurricane Center, the two key factors contributing to weather safety during hurricanes are preparing in advance for the risks and to act on those preparations when alerted by emergency […]

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Caribbean Owned Law Firm HM&B and Community Partners Dedicate Mock Courtroom at Brownsville Middle School

Caribbean Owned Law Firm HM&B and Community Partners Dedicate Mock Courtroom at Brownsville Middle School

MIAMI – Caribbean-American owned law firm, Hamilton, Miller & Birthisel in collaboration with Miami Dade Public Schools and the support of School Board member Dr. Dorothy Bendross Mindingall, BMe Community, The Miami Foundation, William R. Kenan, Jr. Charitable Trust, and Foundation for New Education Initiatives, officially dedicated a mock courtroom for the students of Brownsville Middle […]

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Little Haiti Commemorates Its Anniversary of Official Recognition

Little Haiti Commemorates Its Anniversary of Official Recognition

MIAMI – The Haitian-American Community commemorates the second anniversary of the official recognition of Little Haiti. It took a 16-year campaign led by FANM and supported by many others to reach this milestone. When the Haitians were released from several detention centers around the U.S, they settled in Little Haiti: an abandoned, depressed, and neglected area. Through […]

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GraceKennedy CEO receives Key to Broward County

GraceKennedy CEO receives Key to Broward County

LAUDERHILL – Don Wehby, Group CEO of GraceKennedy Limited was on Saturday, May 19 presented with A Key to Broward County by Commissioner Dale V.C. Holness. The presentation was made at the GraceKennedy Money Services/Western Union Town Hall meeting held at the Lauderhill Performing Arts Center located in the City of Lauderhill.  Lauderhill is within District 9, […]

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Broward High Schools Join Together For Response To School Shootings With Free Event In Miramar

Broward High Schools Join Together For Response To School Shootings With Free Event In Miramar

MIRAMAR – Students from a number of high schools in Broward County are joining together to do a “Speak Out and Act” in response to the recent school shootings in Parkland and Texas. The students from Miramar High, Everglades High, West Broward High, American Heritage among others, contacted Mayor Wayne Messam’s office with a request […]

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