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Stand behind the groups making Miami better

Leadership Lab has identified seven groups doing innovative work to lift Miami out of all those terrible rankings. They need support.

/ July 19, 2017


Rebecca Fishman Lipsey: Why you need to weigh in on ESSA

Providing your thoughts on Florida’s ESSA plan is a huge opportunity to shape education policy on the front end, and everyone is invited.

/ July 17, 2017


Even in South Florida, we need to talk about white supremacy

The white nationalist group Identity Europa disrupted Lutze Segu’s racial justice training institute last month. That didn’t surprise her – violence is enacted on Black people in South Florida in subtle ways every day, she says.

/ July 6, 2017


If you’re pissed about transit, then go and use it.

Car-free local Azhar Chougle says that every time you tap your card at the bus or train, it’s a vote on how to fix a bad system.

/ June 28, 2017


Brian Brackeen: The truth about ‘the truth about Miami’s startup status’

Brian Brackeen is the founder of Kairos, one of Miami’s most celebrated startups. And he calls BS on claims that we struggle to scale.

/ June 26, 2017


Let’s transcend partisan politics on Cuba

Giancarlo Sopo: Our community’s future is inextricably linked to Cuba’s. Don’t let partisan politics undo years of progress.

/ June 16, 2017


Letter from a Cuban-American Millennial: Keep the doors to Cuba open.

Alexa Ferrer: It may be too late for my grandparents to reconnect, but the window has just opened for my generation.

/ June 15, 2017


‘Love Lost, Miami’ wants your stories of heartbreak again

Natalia Martinez-Kalinina reflects on year one of “Love Lost, Miami,” which brought Miamians together to mourn heartbreak and past relationships.

/ June 9, 2017


Urban Beach Weekend: When will Miami Beach value black tourists?

Webber Charles: Until Miami Beach is honest about the role racism plays in their policing and politicians embrace the value of black tourism, we won’t reach any constructive solutions.

/ June 6, 2017


Allapattah is not a ‘blank slate.’

Justin Trieger and Amy San Pedro, both Miami transplants, moved to Allapattah two years ago. As they watch the neighborhood change around them, they’re learning how they can support, rather than displace, the community already there.

/ May 21, 2017