Stories with 'education' tag

Black Architects in the Making design futures

MEET THIS CHANGEMAKER: Craig Aquart is a Jamaican-American architect, principal of MCHarry & Associates and the founder of Black Architects in the Making, an outreach programthat educates middle and high school students about architecture through activities, workshops and summer camps with the goal of diversifying the profession. WHAT IS HE DOING: Craig travels to communities […]

/ March 6, 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


Read Read Across America at United Way Center for Excellence in Early Education

Join United Way of Miami-Dade in celebrating the 22nd anniversary of the National Education Association’s (NEA) Read Across America Day Read Across America Day is an annual reading motivation and awareness program that calls for every child in every community to celebrate reading and literacy in honor of Dr. Seuss. Volunteers will be paired with students […]

/ February 25, 2019


Taste of Education presented by Sapoznik Insurance

The Education Fund celebrates the culinary dreams and ambitions of high school and middle school students at the 2019 Taste of Education presented by Sapoznik Insuranceon. Taste of Education (#tasteofeducation) showcases the gastronomic talents of students from 17 culinary programs in Miami-Dade County Public Schools. Students competing in 30 teams will prepare gourmet bites and […]

/ February 8, 2019


November 2018 Voter Guide

On Nov. 6, Miami-Dade County voters will vote for a new governor, U.S. senate and house seats, and a bunch of amendments and referenda.

/ October 30, 2018


Miami-Dade School Board Referendum

The school board referendum is asking voters whether they are willing to raise taxes to help fund raises for Miami-Dade teachers.

/ October 16, 2018


Org Toolkit: Non-profit Legal Issues

Join us at the Center for Social Change to learn about legal issues facing nonprofit organizations. Topics we will cover in this workshop include: Do I need an entity for my nonprofit activities? When? Who’s liable? Working with volunteers (both board members and people involved in operations). What’s allowed? Engaging with elected officials and candidates […]

/ August 29, 2018


Here’s why Miami loves Mr. 305 so much

Before he was Mr. Worldwide he was Mr. 305. Here’s why Miami loves Pitbull so much.

/ September 4, 2018


The Education Fund’s For the Love of Art presented by Ocean Bank

The Education Fund’s For the Love of Art Annual Charity Auction & Honoree Celebration, presented by Ocean Bank, will honor 20 local business and community leaders with a Sapoznik Insurance Public School Alumni Achievement Award for their success. The Education Fund’s annual charity fundraiser also raises money for the nonprofit and for visual arts in […]

/ June 12, 2018


Free event! Workshop on Climate Change in the Americas on Miami Beach

“Climate Change in the Americas” is the theme of the 35th edition of the annual Journalists & Editors Workshop on Latin America and the Caribbean to be held on March 27-28, 2018, at Florida International University’s Miami Beach Urban Studios. Each year, FIU’s Kimberly Green Latin American and Caribbean Center and School of Communication+Journalism partner […]

/ March 19, 2018