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PAMM’S BRICK X BRICK PROGRAM RECEIVES NATIONAL RECOGNITION
 

Balthazar Cordova, 17, of Miami was in was in the Nation’s capital in early November to receive an award from all three federal arts and culture agencies on behalf of Pérez Art Museum Miami’s (PAMM) Brick x Brick community outreach program. The program was recognized for its effectiveness in promoting learning and life skills in young people by engaging them through creative youth development programs. The after-school program... Read More »

 
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RESTORE VOTING RIGHTS TO PEOPLE WHO HAVE SERVED THEIR DEBTS TO SOCIETY
 

It’s time we do something about Florida’s outdated and discriminatory policies that prevent former felons from being able to participate in civil society. Right now, an estimated 6.1 million adults in the U.S. are unable to vote due to past felony convictions, according to the Sentencing Project. And the state with the highest number of disenfranchised voters? You guessed it: Florida. Roughly 2.5 percent of the country’s adult population is disenfranchised due to past felony convictions, according to... Read More »

 
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MIAMI ARTIST BERNARD ZYSCOVICH REFERENCES MIAMI’S VIBRANCY TO CREATE MIAMI MEDAL FOR 2018
 

Dynamic medal ribbon designs that hold innovative bling are hallmarks of The Miami Marathon and Half Marathon. And in 2018, a new design by award-winning Miami architect Bernard Zyscovich will accompany the most innovative Miami medal yet. Zyscovich called upon Miami’s vibrancy as a city to creatively design the ribbon that will be given to every finisher in the January 28 race as well as the Tropical 5K on Saturday January 27 and the Kids Run... Read More »

 
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PROPOSAL TO PROVIDE HOTEL WORKERS WITH PANIC BUTTONS
 

We need to make sure that all women are safe in the workplace. 58 percent of all hotel workers are sexually harassed or abused each year. Let's stop that by arming hotel employees with panic buttons that can alert hotel security or the police at the first sign of sexual harassment or abuse... Find Out More »

 
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BELGIAN BAKERY-RESTAURANT OPENS FIRST FLORIDA LOCATION IN THE GROVE
 

Miami recently said “Bonjour!” to Belgian bakery-restaurant Le Pain Quotidien, 3425 Main Hwy. in Coconut Grove, the first Florida location for the international restaurant group. Le Pain Quotidien, which means “the daily bread” in French, provides breakfast, brunch, lunch and dinner, offering a simple, wholesome and seasonal menu to residents in the neighborhood. Le Pain Quotidien’s concept remains essentially unchanged since its founder... Read More »

 
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MARIA GARCIA NAMED PRESIDENT-ELECT OF CUBAN AMERICAN BAR ASSOCIATION
 
The law firm of Zumpano Patricios & Winker PA (ZP&W) has announced that Income Partner Maria D. Garcia has been elected president-elect of the Cuban American Bar Association (CABA). Her term as president will begin on Jan. 1, 2019. CABA is a non-profit voluntary bar association founded in 1974 by lawyers of Cuban descent. CABA’s members include judges, lawyers and law students of all backgrounds interested in issues affecting the Cuban community, as well as broader legal... Read More »
 
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NELSON C. BELLIDO BECOMES CHAIR OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY YOUTH FAIR
 
Miami-Dade County Fair & Exposition Inc. recently announced that Nelson C. Bellido, a local attorney, has assumed the role of board of directors chair. Bellido, who is partner in charge of the Miami office of Roig Lawyers, a statewide law firm, has served on The Youth Fair’s board of directors for 10 years. However, his history with The Youth Fair extends back to his childhood when he first became involved with event. “I owe much to The... Read More »
 
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