Kingston, Jamaica – A recent donation of agricultural supplies and farm tools made by International Game Technology (IGT) to the Sunbeam Children’s Home in Old Harbour, St Catherine will aid the ongoing revival of the institution’s agriculture program.
NEW YORK – New York City Mayor Eric Adams today continued efforts to provide New Yorkers with affordable housing options by opening 183 deeply affordable units, in addition to a cultural arts center, on the former site of the Spofford Juvenile Detention Center — the site where he was held at 15 years old — in the Hunts Point neighborhood of the Bronx. The detention center was closed in 2011, after 54 years in operation with notoriously poor conditions for the youth detained there. Once complete, the full five-acre redevelopment project — called The Peninsula — will bring 740 affordable homes, an early childhood education center, a wellness center, a one-acre public plaza, and a supermarket to Hunts Point.
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.
MIAMI, FL – For the second year, Miami-Dade County will recognize and commemorate “Juneteenth” – a combination of “June” and “nineteenth” celebrated on the 19th of June each year to observe the official emancipation of the last group of enslaved people in the United States. The Miami-Dade Black Affairs Advisory Board, (BAAB), invites you participate in one or more of the following community sponsored events being held throughout Miami-Dade County.
MIAMI, FL – Dranoff 2 Piano Foundation proudly presents the concert “Music of Cuban Independence” on May 20, Cuban Independence Day, at the Miami-Dade County Auditorium. World-renowned musicians will come together to explore Cuba’s spectacular musical heritage, celebrating the contributions of famous Cuban artists and composers from the time of Cuba’s independence from Spain to the present.
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”.
MIAMI, FL - The Redland Summer Fruit Festival returns with a bounty of seasonal local agriculture and many varieties of tropical fruit, ripe and ready for the tasting, as well as loads of family-style summer fun on Saturday, June 25, 2022, from 10 a.m.-5 p.m., at Preston B. Bird/Mary Heinlein Fruit & Spice Park, located at 24801 SW 187 Avenue in Homestead. The festival includes vendor booths featuring tasty cuisine, rare fruit samplings that are guaranteed to shock everyone’s taste buds, watermelon eating contests, lawn games for kids, and much more!
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.
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- Rep. Wilson Urges Students to Apply for Congressional Black Caucus Foundation Scholarships
- 5,000 Square Foot Outdoor Skatepark Opening at Miramar Regional Park
- Dranoff 2 Piano Presents a Weekend in Overtown With Grammy Winning Musicians in West African Beats