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COMPANIES WANT TO DO MORE GOOD

That’s why some of them have entire departments that focus on “corporate social responsibility.” And in Miami, there’s an entire community of people– known as Corporate Responsibility Miami– who work to bring together the corporate impact community locally as well as  do cool stuff on topics such as financial inclusion, women’s empowerment, teacher education, minority inclusion.

Corporate Responsibility Miami was created in 2017 by CIC MIAMI, RADICAL PARTNERS and Santiago Bunce out of a desire to better understand the local CR ecosystem and create opportunities for increased impact through support and collaboration. There are so many large corporations with an impact footprint in South Florida, but they were not coming together to discuss shared best practices, metrics, or areas of focus. This seemed like a missed opportunity for communication and collaboration – thus, CR Miami was born. The goal is to create a virtual and physical space for CR leaders to meet, share, and learn in support of the sustainable impact they seek to have in Miami and beyond. As an example in the last year, they’ve hosted nine expert roundtables with the goal of sharing best practices and are now looking to meet the community at large.

Are you interested in brainstorming with these folks on stuff like encouraging ethical practices, ensuring accountability and doing more social good in Miami? Are you a nonprofit looking to scale? Are you a local CSR leader looking to connect with your peers?

Come to CIC’s second year anniversary party on November 28 from 5:30 to 8 p.m. when you can “speed date” with CSR leaders in Miami around impact, metrics, and funding opportunities. Sign up now for your time slot!

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🤔Totally confused about data or how to analyze it? Head to Iron Hack’s “WTF is Data Analytics” workshop to learn the basics. Head here for all the info and to RSVP.

☕For all the entrepreneurs out there, you can get real-time feedback from local experts on pitching your business at the 1 Million Cups Miami program. Sign up here to make a presentation.

🗣️Learn about human trafficking and how it affects youth and adults at this talk hosted by the Ladies Empowerment and Action Program. The discussion will include psychologists, mental health experts, and representatives from the Miami-Dade State Attorney’s Office.

Got an opportunity, workshop, scholarship, grant, etc. you want other curious locals to know about? Hit us up at [email protected] (subject line: “Bulletin Board”) to have it listed here.


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WHAT’S NEW IN THE 305

‘Tis the season. Now that Thanksgiving has come and gone, we think it’s safe to shout out this Christmas-themed bar that’s popping up in Wynwood. “Miracle in Miami” is setting up shop in Shirley’s, in the back room of Gramps. There will be plenty of holiday decorations and bartenders serving up drinks like the Christmas Carol Barrel and pouring a holiday-themed beer from J. Wakefield Brewing called the Wicked Winter Brew. The pop up runs through December 23. (Miami.com)

Some local powerhouses. The folks over at Miami New Times have released their list of the 15 most fascinating folks here in the 305 and it includes a diverse list of artists and performers like Octavia Yearwood and mermaid MeduSirena, activists like Valencia Gunder (founder of the Make the Homeless Smile program) and even Miami Marlins outfielder Lewis Brinson. (Miami New Times)

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Events

OUR PARTNER EVENTS

🎉Wednesday: Party with CIC as they celebrate their two-year anniversary. (Wynwood)

🗣️Friday: Meet and listen to some Miami makers at TEDxWynwoodWomen (Wynwood)

📹Friday – Thursday, Dec. 6: Learn from innovators and experts in media, technology, and art at the FilmGate Interactive Media Festival (Downtown)

🎭Friday – Sunday, Dec. 23: Immersive theater meets historic motels, during Miami Motel Stories (MiMo)

 

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AROUND TOWN

TODAY

🎵Feel the vibes at Purdy Lounge’s reggae night (South Beach)

🎷Hear a showcase of students from UM’s Frost School of Music (Coral Gables)

 

TOMORROW

🔥Watch the Heat take on the Atlanta Hawks (Downtown)

📍Get a sewing lesson from drag queen Queef Latina (South Beach)

 

WEDNESDAY

🎸Support refugees at the “Rhythm for Refuge” benefit concert (Little Haiti)

🎳Catch “The Big Lebowski” on the big screen (Brickell)

📷Experience an evening with Annie Leibovitz (Downtown)

 

THURSDAY

🌳 Ooooh and ahhh at the Deering Estate’s “Festival of Trees” – through Jan. 4 (Cutler Bay)

🚗 Catch a new ride with Ryde’s Launch at Venture Cafe (Overtown)

🗣️ Watch a champ be crowned at The Moth’s GrandSLAM (Downtown)

 

FRIDAY

✍️ Get your sketch on at the Wolfsonian (South Beach)

🎥 See a screening of “Imagine” – through Dec. 6 (Coral Gables)

🏮 See all of the lights at this lantern light festival (University Park)

🎵 Check out the Ashley Pezzotti jazz ensemble at MOCA (North Miami)

 

Going to one of these? Take us with you! Email a pic to [email protected] or tag @thenewtropic on Instagram. See more upcoming events on our events page, and add your own events with a New Tropic membership.

THAT’S ALL FOR TODAY

We’re glad to back on the grind with you. But, rest up, no matter the traffic.  Basel is coming, after all.  Make it a great week, Miami!

– The New Tropic


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