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State Leaders Address Human Trafficking Prevention Ahead of Super Bowl LIV

State Leaders Address Human Trafficking Prevention Ahead of Super Bowl LIV

SOUTH FLORIDA – On Monday, January  27th, Lieutenant Governor Jeanette Nuñez and State Surgeon General Dr. Scott Rivkees highlighted the important role the Florida Department of Health has in identifying and helping victims of human trafficking, many of whom are minors. Florida will play host to the National Football League’s 54th Super Bowl on February 2nd at […]

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5 Thoughtful Gift Ideas For Your Military Boyfriend

5 Thoughtful Gift Ideas For Your Military Boyfriend

As it is said, distance teaches us quite a lot when it comes to our loved ones. From being patient to learning how to appreciate the days spent together, it is actually a reminder of all happy times and that every second of it must be cherished.   While it is prideful to have a military […]

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Digicel Financial Services gave away $30,000 in cash over the Holidays

Digicel Financial Services gave away $30,000 in cash over the Holidays

MIAMI – Because the holidays are always a time where we look for ways to give back to those who matter most, Digicel Financial Services created the “Being present is the best present” campaign and gave $30,000 among customers that used Digicel Top Up. Every week from November 25, 2019 to January 6, 2020, anyone […]

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Representative Mucarsel-Powell to Host 2020 Census Townhall & Job Fair

Representative Mucarsel-Powell to Host 2020 Census Townhall & Job Fair

MIAMI – On Thursday, January 23, Rep. Mucarsel-Powell will host a 2020 Census Job Fair along with representatives from the U.S. Census Bureau and Miami Dade College Homestead Campus beginning at 11am. The campus is located at 500 College Terr., Room F222/223 Homestead. The census will be hiring 10,000 individuals in South Florida. In addition […]

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Honoring the Life and Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Honoring the Life and Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Statement by Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day WASHINGTON, DC – “Every January, Americans celebrate the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., who transformed our nation through his activism and commitment to racial and economic equality. Dr. King gave his life in service of a dream we continue […]

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Jamaican Women of Florida Returns for a 6th Visit to Montego Bay’s Melody House

Jamaican Women of Florida Returns for a 6th Visit to Montego Bay’s Melody House

SOUTH FLORIDA – The Jamaican Women of Florida, Inc. (JWOF) will make their annual pilgrimage to Montego Bay, Jamaica to embrace, mentor and help build self-esteem among the girls of Melody House. The community home for girls, located in Irwin, St. James holds a special place in the heart of JWOF members. They cater to […]

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Free Events Celebrating Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day at Broward County Library

Free Events Celebrating Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day at Broward County Library

BROWARD COUNTY – In honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Day, Broward County Library will host a variety events for all ages at library locations countywide. Enjoy dramatic performances, film screenings, children’s story times, arts and crafts workshops and more, all free and open to the public. A full list of Dr. Martin Luther King, […]

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Celebrate Black History Month at Broward County’s Libraries

Celebrate Black History Month at Broward County’s Libraries

BROWARD COUNTY – Throughout February, many Broward County Library locations will host free events in honor of Black History Month. From film screenings to festivals, there will be programs for all ages, which are listed in the attachment located at the bottom of this page. Another great way to celebrate Black History Month is with […]

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Commentary with Winston Barnes: China Won

Commentary with Winston Barnes: China Won

SOUTH FLORIDA – It is important that we understand that even though the U.S. and Iran have not headed to full out war, there has been a victor already. It is also important to understand that the situation could be brought to the brink any time in the future. So, you ask, if that war […]

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Vice Mayor Alix Desulme Elected Chair of The National Haitian American Elected Officials Network

Vice Mayor Alix Desulme Elected Chair of The National Haitian American Elected Officials Network

North Miami — On Saturday, Jan. 11th, the National Haitian American Elected Officials Network (NHAEON) unanimously voted North Miami Vice Mayor Alix Desulme, Ed.D., to serve as its next Chairman. As Chair of the Board, Desulme will play a key role in shaping NHAEON’s mission, which includes supporting legislation and policies and strengthening relations between the United States and […]

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