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.
KINGSTON, Jamaica – The United States Embassy here has defended the decision to collect social media identities from nearly everyone seeking entry into the North American country, saying Caribbean people should not fear the new rule.
MIAMI-DADE – Commissioner Barbara Jordan recognized the first graduating class of the revamped Miami-Dade Fire Rescue EMT program at the May 15 Board of County Commissioners meeting.