As part of the City of Lauderdale Lakes’ healthy lifestyle initiative, the City’s Wellness Committee is pleased to partner with local health organizations to bring you Mayor Rogers’ Health is Wealth Two Mile Bicycle/Walk Fair. Mayor Hazelle Rogers and the Wellness Committee of Lauderdale Lakes are excited to promote physical activity and wellness and encourage everyone to “Get Out and Be Active”.
Broward County, FL – The Broward County Supervisor of Elections office will host a Neighborhood Partnership Committee Meeting on Thursday, May 19, 2022 at 7:00 p.m. The event will be held at our Voting Equipment Center located at 1501 NW 40th Ave Lauderhill, FL 33313. Come join us and learn more about Broward Elections!
Lauderhill, FL – In February, City of Lauderhill Commissioner Lawrence “Jabbow” Martin led the efforts to donate two decommissioned emergency vehicles from the Lauderhill Fire Department to the Island Nation of the Bahamas. An ambulance was sent to Nassau, while a Ladder Truck went to Freeport. The Mayor and City Commission supported these efforts unanimously.
On Friday, April 29th and Sunday, May 1st, Dranoff 2 Piano will present internationally acclaimed musicians, Etienne Charles and the Creole Soul band, and Weedie Braimah in African Beats. Two days of top Caribbean, African and American artists exploring their Black African musical heritage in performances at the Black Archives Historic Lyric Theater.
Brooklyn, NY – On Friday, May 13 at 11:00 a.m. City and elected officials along with community members will gather to celebrate the grand opening of Caton Flats, a mixed-use development, which includes more than 250 affordable homes, a revitalized and expanded Flatbush Central Caribbean Marketplace, and 20,000 square feet of community space. The project was spearheaded by New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) in partnership withDepartment of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) andHousing Development Corporation (HDC) with developersUrbane, andBRP Companies.
Plantation, Florida - In a groundbreaking move, the United States’ first and only Caribbean heritage museum, Island SPACE Caribbean Museum, will host an exhibition exploring advancements made by members of the LGBTQ+ community. On Tuesday, May 10, a special opening event will launch the first in the museum’s lineup of social justice issues programming. “Queer Caribbeans: Resilience, Resistance and Reimagining,” will present a multimedia, historical retrospective showcase of the racial and cultural achievements of Caribbean LGBTQ+ rights activists. The project will focus on leaders who set the foundation for victories within the Caribbean LGBTQ+ diasporic community and their contributions to broader LGBTQ+ liberation movements in the United States.
Miami, Fla. – The Congressional Black Caucus Foundation (CBCF) is accepting applications for the 2022 United Health Foundation, Louis Stokes Health Scholarship Program, Ally Financial Law Scholars Program and Public Policy Scholars Program Scholarships, Stephen Feinberg Scholars Program and Multi-Year Program Scholarships, CBC Spouses Education Scholarships, CBC Spouses Essay Contest Scholarship, CBC Performing and Visual Arts Scholarships, and CBCF HBCU Scholarship. All qualified and motivated Black students who intend to pursue a degree within these fields are highly encouraged to apply.
New York, NY – The American Friends of Jamaica (AFJ) announced the 2022 Jamaica Charity Gala to be held in Miami, FL on Friday, April 29th at the incredible Perez Art Museum (PAMM). This year's Gala will celebrate awardees: Ambassador Glen Holden, Lifetime Achievement Award, Keith Duncan, CD International Achievement Award and Donna Duncan-Scott, International Humanitarian Award.
- Redland Blues & Barbecue Festival Makes a Return to Miami-Dade County Parks' Fruit & Spice Park
- NYCEDC and the New York Public Library Celebrate the Grand Opening of Charleston Library
- New Manufacturing Facility to Open on March 10 at 500 Stagg Street in Brooklyn
- Senator Larcenia J. Bullard Exhibit Opens at the South Dade Black History Center