Stories with 'reading' tag

Volunteer: A Room to Read

Join United Way of Miami-Dade and Redlands Christian Migrant Association (RCMA) to create a lending library for children and families to use. Volunteers will have the opportunity to build furniture, decorate a room and read to children at the school. RCMA, a United Way funded agency, is an early child development center in Homestead Florida, […]

/ March 25, 2019


Volunteer: Imagination Day (Three Locations Available)

How can your love for children and a few pieces of cardboard inspire a young mind? Join us at United Way of Miami-Dade’s Imagination Day — an amazing opportunity to spark a child’s creativity through the use of a simple cardboard box and other recycled materials. Spend time with children while creating something new.   […]

/ March 25, 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


Julian Castro on Living the American Dream

Former Secretary of Housing and Urban Development under President Barack Obama, Julian Castro, presents a candid and compelling memoir about race and poverty in America: An Unlikely Journey: Waking Up from My American Dream. Presented in partnership with The New Tropic TICKETS AVAILABLE OCTOBER 29, 2018 at 10 A.M. Free tickets will be required for admission to this presentation. […]

/ November 1, 2018


SOB Sisters Unite! Miami Book Fair edition

Reclaiming “Sob Sisters,” the old-timey name for lady tabloid reporters, this Brooklyn reading series founded by three nonfiction authors—Ada Calhoun (Wedding Toasts I’ll Never Give), Susannah Cahalan (Brain on Fire), and Karen Abbott (Liar Temptress Soldier Spy)—has teamed up with the Miami Book Fair to bring laptops and cocktails together for a night of readings, […]

/ November 1, 2018


Your View: Love your library

There’s not many young people in libraries, thats why people are usually pretty surprised when Charles Allen tells them what he does for a living. Here’s why.

/ March 6, 2016


Things to do: Welcome to Westchester

Go west, Miamians! We know you love the Beach, Wynwood and downtown, but there are cool things to do all over Miami. Come along with The New Tropic’s Ashley Martinez for an insider’s tour of a beloved, but often overlooked Miami neighborhood, Westchester.

/ May 28, 2015