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Caribbean Legal and Media Powerhouses Join Forces in South Florida

Caribbean Legal and Media Powerhouses Join Forces in South Florida

Caribbean Bar Association and Island Syndicate sign MOU aimed at exponential growth and community engagement. FORT LAUDERDALE – Two of South Florida’s premier Caribbean diaspora entities formed an alliance on the evening of January 30, 2019. The Caribbean Bar Association (CBA) signed a memorandum of understanding with Island Syndicate, the media, arts, and entertainment creative […]

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Caribbean Community Radio Station in South Florida, WZOP Back On Air

Caribbean Community Radio Station in South Florida, WZOP Back On Air

Dania Beach – As reported by NBC 6, on Friday, January  18th, the Caribbean Community Radio Station, WZOP building in Dania Beach was engulfed in fire. Fortunately, no one was seriously hurt, thanks to The Hollywood fire department and emergency services.  This means that the Caribbean Community Radio Station, WZOP is now without a home. […]

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Black History Month 2019 celebrations planned throughout Miami-Dade

Black History Month 2019 celebrations planned throughout Miami-Dade

MIAMI – The Miami-Dade Black Affairs Advisory Board (BAAB), along with various community based organizations, have scheduled a number of events that pay homage to the African American diaspora, as well as this year’s national theme established by the Association for the Study of African American Life and History (ASALH):  “Black Migrations,” which focuses on the movement of people […]

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Jacksonville Welcomes JN Bank

Jacksonville Welcomes JN Bank

JACKSONVILLE – Scores of Jamaicans and US citizens living in and around Jacksonville, Florida,  attended the JN Bank’s “After Work Community Connection,” to learn about investing, real estate opportunities on the market and accessing a mortgage, in Jamaica. The event was staged by the JN Bank’s Florida Representative Office, in collaboration with its partners: the Jamaica […]

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Habitat Broward Celebrates Five Home Dedications on MLK Day

Habitat Broward Celebrates Five Home Dedications on MLK Day

FORT LAUDERDALE – Habitat for Humanity of Broward celebrated Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day by welcoming five new families into their affordable homes at “Our Beloved Community” located in Roosevelt Gardens. “In a county where so many families cannot afford decent housing, we are so grateful to be able help five families achieve their dream […]

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CSC Announces Over $11 Million Available for Family Supports Programs

CSC Announces Over $11 Million Available for Family Supports Programs

Lauderhill – The CSC has budgeted approximately $11,200,000 million in FY 19/20 for the Family Supports 2019 RFP, which covers three initiatives: Family Strengthening: $10 million is budgeted to provide effective family strengthening services to prevent child maltreatment; as well as address the negative impacts of trauma and provide resources to allow those impacted to […]

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Miami-Dade County to Co-host Human Trafficking Awareness Fair

Miami-Dade County to Co-host Human Trafficking Awareness Fair

MIAMI – On National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month, the Office of Community Advocacy in Miami Dade County joins community partners co-hosting a Human Trafficking Awareness and Community Resource Fair. The event will take place from 10 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. when a candlelight vigil will start on Friday, Jan. 25th at Miami Dade College […]

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Lauderhill Fresco y Más Store Awards Local Elementary Schools

Lauderhill Fresco y Más Store Awards Local Elementary Schools

Local elementary schools recently participated in the grocer’s community engagement program LAUDERHILL –  Fresco y Más, in partnership with Fresco y Más|Contribuye, awarded three Lauderhill elementary schools a total of $2,750 during a celebration this weekend at the new store that opened in December. Fresco y Más hosted a community engagement competition at its new Lauderhill […]

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Miami Dolphins Announce Open Application for Nat Moore Scholarship

Miami Dolphins Announce Open Application for Nat Moore Scholarship

Nat Moore Scholarship & Grant Endowment Program now open for applicants SOUTH FLORIDA – The Miami Dolphins announced the open application period for the Nat Moore Scholarship & Grant Endowment Program. In its second year, the program’s mission is to provide the youth of Miami-Dade, Broward, Palm Beach and Monroe counties with the financial resources […]

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Celebrate The Life And Legacy Of Dr. King as MCC Presents: “We Shall Overcome”

Celebrate The Life And Legacy Of Dr. King as MCC Presents: “We Shall Overcome”

Kick off Black History Month at Miramar Cultural Center honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. MIRAMAR – The City of Miramar is excited to present “We Shall Overcome” on Saturday, February 2, 2019 at 8:00pm at the Miramar Cultural Center (MCC) ArtsPark located at 2400 Civic Center Place, Miramar, FL 33025. This powerful stage play celebrates the life and legacy […]

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