US Congressman Alan Grayson, (FL-09) presented six fair housing advocates each with a Certificate of Special Congressional Recognition at the 2nd Annual Regional Fair Housing Summit held April 30 at The Florida Hotel and Conference Center in Orlando.Congressman Grayson honored these individuals who have taken positive action to foster diversity and eliminate housing discrimination in Florida. Congressional Recognition Certificates was presented to six individuals for making significant contributions that support the spirit and letter of Fair Housing laws which they have demonstrated through deeds, legislation, policies, or other means. Congressional Recognition Certificates was presented to the following individuals:
Commissioner Audrey M. Edmonson was joined by City of Miami Mayor TomÃ¡s Regalado on May 3, 2013 in addressing seniors at Miami Northwestern Senior High School, 1100 N.W. 71 St., Miami at a "Mock DUI" staged by the Urban Drug Free Community Coalition, Urban League of Greater Miami, City of Miami Police and Fire departments, Miami-Dade County Police and Miami-Dade County School Police departments. Commissioner Edmonson, Mayor Regalado and other speakers warned the seniors, many of whom will attend upcoming proms, about the dangers of drinking and driving under the motto, "Drinking and Driving is Dangerous, Deadly and Dumb."
The Broward County Commission has voted to declare May Haitian Cultural Heritage Month in the South Florida community. The resolution, passed last month and sponsored by Jamaican-born Commissioner Dale V.C. Holness, allows the commission to provide $15,000 to the Community Access Center in Miramar and $1,700 for in-kind promotional services for events celebrating Haitian Cultural Heritage Month.
Miami, FL â€” Congresswoman Frederica Wilson (D-FL) will host the grand opening of the 24th Congressional District office in Miramar, on Tuesday, April 30, 2013, from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. The Miramar district office is located on the first floor of city hall, at 2300 Civic Center Place, Miramar, Florida 33025. The public is invited. â€œThe 24th Congressional district is growing due to increased population and boundary changes. As a result, my Congressional office must grow with it and extend its reach to be more accessible to my constituents in Broward County. The newly opened Miramar district office will provide convenience and direct access to my Congressional staff, to address the concerns and meet the needs of my constituents,â€ said Congresswoman Wilson.