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President Trump knows nothing about Haitians

Last week, President Trump called Haiti a “shithole” country. He only says that because he doesn’t know Haiti, or Haitians.

/ January 15, 2018

Cheers to three great years, Miami – and many more

We started with a love letter to Miami, our fellow locals, and the banana hammock guy.
That banana hammock guy is still out there riding around, and so are we.

/ January 11, 2018

Why ending Temporary Protective Status for our Haitian community is the wrong decision

Patricia Elizee is the managing partner of a Miami-based immigration and family law firm and argues why ending Temporary Protective Status for Haitians is the wrong call.

/ November 21, 2017

This is what happens when we step outside our silo

Alejandro Gonzalez was one of dozens of Miamians who hosted a “My Miami Story” conversation on Oct. 17. Everyone there met someone they never would have met otherwise.

/ November 16, 2017

Why Florida needs a march for Black women

On the 20th anniversary of the Million Women March, black women are marching across the U.S. because mainstream feminism is leaving black women behind.

/ September 25, 2017

Transit’s budget is being cut. Help us fight back.

Transit Alliance Miami has the immediate goal of stopping a proposal to cut the transit budget and a longterm goal of making getting around Miami better for everyone.

/ August 22, 2017

Let’s bring some color to LGBTQ leadership

Today, across South Florida, passionate organizers will petition elected officials for justice for all, social entrepreneurs will reimagine doing good as good business, and innovative thinkers will tackle complex challenges with exciting solutions. While queer and trans people of color (QTPOC) are among those who are contributing daily to a new Miami, all too often […]

/ August 16, 2017

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