Alan Louder, Director of Juvenile Diversion Program at the State Attorney's Office talks with a juvenile during a community service project to feed the homeless. The activity is one component of the diversion program.
10/02/14 - Thursday’s Topical Currents begins with a look at the upcoming A Mindful Miami Conference and how better to serve our community. We’ll visit with the conference co-chair and founder of Mindful Kids Miami, Valerie York-Zimmerman. Also with us, David Lawrence – the President of The Early Childhood Initiative Foundation. And more...
09/24/14 - Without much notice, America’s basic community building blocks have dissolved. Wednesday’s Topical Currents looks at the epochal shift in the structure of American life with journalist and author, Marc Dunkelman.
Community of Health of South Florida received a $2 million grant to train primary physicians. The center is the first in the state to receive funding from the Health Resource and Services Administration.
Thirteen medical residents started a training program this month to meet the needs of many patients newly insured under the Affordable Care Act.
Few people walk down Sistrunk Boulevard in Fort Lauderdale, and cars simply drive through the nearly deserted corridor.
Among old warehouses, an “unsafe building” sign marks a foreclosed plumbing store between a church and a convenience store.
But that abandoned building will soon become a living lab. Florida Atlantic University and Fort Lauderdale are partnering to create a studio for urban agriculture, structural investigations and art installations.
This past weekend, a Voto Latino Power Summit was held at Florida International University, the first such summit in Miami for the first time. The summit had workshops and networking opportunities with different professionals in South Florida and the country.
Voto Latino is a nonpartisan organization that looks to connect with Latino Millennials across the country.
Leadership, advocacy and technology were three themes geared to get participants civically engaged in their communities
Hispanics are the largest and youngest minority group in the United States, according to Pew Research.
This caught the attention of Voto Latino, a nonpartisan organization that will host the first power summit for 300 Latino millennials in Miami.
The leadership conference plans to engage millennials to create a positive impact in their community. Advocacy, leadership and technology are the main tracks that participants will hear about and receive training on.
What do the Parks foundation of Miami Dade, The Awesome Foundation and the Wounded Worriers of South Florida all have in common? They were participants in the third annual PhilanthroFest held this weekend on Miami-Dade College’s Wolfson Campus in Downtown Miami.
People slathered on sunscreen, milled around the dozens of Little white tents and talked community engagement.
Soccer brings people together around the world unlike any other sport.
I grew up in England playing it for fun. Since I was young, I found the game gave me something in common with people from different places. When talking to someone from Holland or Argentina, it helped to break down the language barrier and learn about different cultures.
Everyone has an opinion when it comes to Ronaldo or Messi.
11/21/13 - Thursday's Topical Currents begins with discussion of Broward County’s ambitious “Complete Streets” program. It’s aimed at providing safe streets for pedestrians, vehicles, and most especially, having a more bicycle-friendly community. And more. Linda Gassenheimer’s annual Thanksgiving dinner tips. We’ll open up the phones and take calls.