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It’s time to talk about Miami’s marine trash

Andrew Otazo picks up marine trash in Bear Cut Preserve. Dear Miami, We need to talk. I’ve been cleaning up your mess for a while, and it’s only getting worse. More specifically, I removed 7,500 pounds (almost four tons) of trash from Bear Cut Preserve over 16 months. I even carried 30 pounds of it […]

/ April 22, 2019


Looking to start a family in Miami? Here’s some tips from a local expert

If you’re looking to start a family in Miami, here’s a few things you should keep in mind.

/ April 22, 2019


100 great ideas to combat climate change

📷 Radical Partners Last November, locals generated hundreds of ideas on how to build a more climate resilient and sustainable community during the 100 Great Ideas campaign. Now, it’s time to bring some of those top ideas to life. How can we bring about climate solutions? If South Florida is going to make it to […]

/ April 2, 2019


Pay Equity Day is A Call to Action

(📸: Flickr) Imagine a world where a calendar year for a working woman lasted 457 days while a calendar year for a working man remained at 365 days. Even if the woman and man were given the same pay, one could imagine the financial struggles that the woman would face if she were forced to […]

/ April 1, 2019


Here’s what women are facing this legislative session

“Miami Workers Center, NLIRH FL Latina Advocacy Network, Florida Immigrant Coalition, Florida Planned Parenthood Alliance, Tallahassee FL NOW, ACLU of Florida, Women’s March Florida, We Are Florida and more brought activists together from across the state to fight for equal rights in celebration of International Women’s Day. 📷 Florida Immigrant Coalition March 8 is International […]

/ March 7, 2019


Here’s why Florida’s conversation on early learning should focus on brain building, not babysitting

The Children’s Movement of Florida wants to get people talking about brain building when they think of early learning, rather than babysitting. They’ve gotten support from more than 100 mayors for their latest initiative.

/ March 1, 2019


How Miami can benefit from giving “guerrilla tactics” a chance to thrive

Dana Wall with Street Plans argues that innovative “pilot” programs to create new spaces and infrastructure in Miami have to be given a real chance to thrive if the city wants to improve transit and pedestrian infrastructure.

/ December 19, 2018


If the signs of a warming world give you a sense of “game over,” read this.

This existential threat does not only fall on the hands of our elected leaders and policy makers. We must use the power of our vote, the power of our voice, and the power of our purse to drive change from the bottom up.

/ October 22, 2018


This is why you don’t have safe water to swim in.

And here’s what you can do about it.

/ September 24, 2018


Let’s make some movies, Miami.

We’ve launched the Cinematic Arts Residency to make it easier to make great film in the 305.

/ September 6, 2018