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Sixth Annual South Florida Youth Summit Impacts Over 1,000 Youth

     MIAMI, FL —  “Who lead? I lead!” was the call and response over 1,000 students chanted with speakers and organizers during the 6th Annual South Florida Youth Summit (SFYS) weekend, held October 18-20. Presented by L.E.A.D Nation in partnership with the Knight Foundation, the summit impacted students from across Dade and Broward counties representing schools like The SEED School, Miami Norland, Miramar High and others. […]

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BCPS Receives Three Grants to Support School Safety  Under the STOP School Violence Act

     Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) is proud to receive three recent grant awards from the U.S. Department of Justice. The combined total of the three grants is more than $1.3 million to support school-safety related programs across BCPS. The grants are authorized by the STOP School Violence Act and are intended to improve school security by reducing exposure to risks, preventing actions of violence, and recognizing and responding to violent acts. […]

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Fashion Show Charitable Fundraiser set to dazzle in Fort Lauderdale

Join the Fort Lauderdale (FL) Chapter of The Links, Incorporated for its spectacular fashion show fundraiser, Spotlighting Links to Couture: A Journey Through the Diaspora at Lauderhill Performing Arts Center on Saturday, November 10, 2018 at 6 p.m. The runway event, produced by Ankara Miami, Inc. – creators of Florida’s Premier Fashion Week – will feature exquisite fashion and accessories for men and women from talented designers and couture boutiques, including 426 Calm Street, Adjanie, Britaché by Bri, Deborah Rose Designs, Wamuiru Couture and Ankara Delights Boutique. General admission will begin at 5:30 p.m. for a variety of pop-up shopping experiences. […]

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Hanley Foundation partners with Broward County School District for 2018 Teen Summit on diversity, prevention and intervention, peer counseling

     More than 260 students from 40 middle and high schools throughout Broward County attended the 2018 Teen Summit, held at Pompano Beach High School and organized by Kimberly Young-Oliveras, Peer Counseling, Character Education & Prevention Liaison Coordinator for DPI. The students who attended are participants in their schools’ Diversity, Prevention & Intervention and Peer Counseling programs. […]

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Carnival Corporation presents ‘Rise Above’ Exhibit, A Motivational Tribute to the Tuskegee Airmen in Miami

Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL;NYSE: CUK), the world’s largest leisure travel company, recently presented an inspirational tribute to the legendary Tuskegee Airmen with a traveling exhibit called “Rise Above” held at the Miami-Opa Locka Airport. Lieutenant Colonel Dr. Harold Brown, a 94-year-old former Tuskegee combat pilot, shared his unique experiences as a fighter pilot with middle and high school students from Miami-Dade County public schools […]