Civic Engagement

👏 Give it up to Health and Faith for Give Miami Day

This time of year is all about giving back to the city that we love and how you can make a difference. We’re featuring the organizations highlighted by proud Miamians — and there are hundreds more (almost 900 more!) organizations you can help today. Today, we want to introduce you to the Health & Wellness […]

/ September 21, 2021


Give Miami Day – choose your favorite cause to give and feel good

This time of year is all about giving back to the city that we love and how you can make a difference. We’re featuring the organizations highlighted by proud Miamians — and there are hundreds more (almost 900 more!) organizations you can help today.   Go to Health & Wellness Go to Faith-Based Programs & […]

/ September 15, 2021


🗣 A chat with Irela Bagué, Miami-Dade’s first Chief Bay Officer

by Zach Schlein As we approach the one-year anniversary of last year’s fish kill in Biscayne Bay and navigate a summer with record-breaking heat, the urgency of addressing climate change has never been more apparent. Daunting problems require creative solutions, which is why Oolite Arts invited Miami filmmakers to produce PSAs on how locals can […]

/ July 27, 2021


Keeping Miami-Dade clean, one cleanup at a time

 Keeping Miami-Dade clean, one cleanup at a time by Zach Schlein As we approach the one-year anniversary of last year’s fish kill in Biscayne Bay and navigate a summer with record-breaking heat, the urgency of addressing climate change has never been more apparent. Daunting problems require creative solutions, which is why Oolite Arts invited Miami […]

/ July 20, 2021


Miami artist Chire “VantaBlack” Regans summons power through portraiture

Acclaimed Miami-based artist Chire “VantaBlack” Regans spoke with The New Tropic about her passion for evoking truth from her portraits and commitment to using her craft in service of the community.

/ May 20, 2021


Cracking open Creole with Little Haiti Book Festival

(📸: @miamibookfair) Miami Book Fair’s celebration of Haitian Heritage Month, Little Haiti Book Festival, is continuing its virtual programming this week. Creole, Creolish: Regionalisms in Haitian Creole is coming up this weekend, and we got a sneak peek at what to expect from M.J. Fievre, the festival’s director. The panel The experts on the panel, […]

/ May 11, 2021


The Miami procrastinator’s guide to voting in the 2020 general election

Read this before you head to the polls to make sure you’re an informed voter. And why not share this guide with a friend while you’re at it?

/ October 1, 2020


How To Help The Black Collective

As we were compiling places and causes to help you immerse yourself in fighting racial justice, we realized–there are SO many incredible organizations that have been doing just that and more for so long. So we asked them about it.  Name of the Organization: The Black Collective   IG Handle / Website: @theblkcollective  www.theblkcollective.org In a […]

/ June 11, 2020


How the YWCA is fighting for equality

How the YWCA is getting ready for the future and fighting for equality

/ June 10, 2020


Civics 101: How much do Miami’s leaders get paid?

What kind of salary does a Miami elected official receive? We took a closer look at how much they’re paid.

/ September 25, 2019