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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


Art won’t pay your rent, but here’s how it can build your city.

We’ve launched Commissioner to help them — and you — do that.

/ September 5, 2018


Don’t boo, volunteer: 7 things you can do to elect leaders Miami needs

Don’t worry about being annoying. Because here’s something that’s really annoying: ELECTING LEADERS WHO ARE BAD FOR MIAMI.

/ August 1, 2018


Five things to know to make your voice heard in the county budget

If you want to weigh in, this is how to do it.

/ July 27, 2018


Development shouldn’t displace Miami artists. Here’s a solution

The City of Miami has a proposal to help artists stay in the neighborhoods they elevate with their creativity.

/ July 24, 2018


American Dream Miami is actually a nightmare

The mega mall/theme park is the opposite of what we need in Miami-Dade County. But I was the only one to vote against it.

/ May 28, 2018