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The Food Festival of The Americas, an event hosted by the Organization of Women of the Americas (OWA) took place this year on May 20, 2018. The purpose of the festival is to fundraise for the empowerment of women and children in the Americas by showcasing the culture and gastronomy of the nation-members of the OAS. 

Miami, May 30, 2018 –Miami Dade College (MDC) School of Justice, Public Safety and Law Studies will offer a course in Major Crimes in Trinidad from Tuesday, June 26 through Friday, June 29.  The Major Crimes program was developed for security and law enforcement personnel tasked with responding and investigating major crimes such as homicides. 

MIAMI – The Miami-Dade Goodwill Ambassadors assisted Miami Beach Police Department officers from May 24 through Monday, Memorial Day. Their duties ranged from educating beach goers on the City of Miami Beach ordinance, crowd monitoring, assisting police officers with traffic duties, issuing identification wristbands to minors and adults with special needs, and more. On Saturday, Miami-Dade County Commissioner and Military Affairs Board Chairman Jose “Pepe” Diaz stopped by to thank the volunteers.

ATLANTA  - 100 Black Men of America, Inc. will be joined by both the Greater Fort Lauderdale chapter and the South Florida chapter to educate and empower an entire community. Since 2004, the 100’s Annual Conference has delivered a Community Empowerment Project (CEP) to ensure that citizens from the community at large receive immediate and long-tem impact. This year’s event, in conjunction with the Juneteenth celebration, includes the 100’s trademark community health fair with free screenings totaling over $800.00 per adult, a Robotics/STEM presentation, free food giveaways, organizations delivering free health information, cooking and juicing demonstrations, financial workshops, reading circles, entertainment, games and giveaways throughout the day.

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