Amnesty International Chapter 248 and the Americorps Alums Miami Chapter are partnering to hold a panel discussion about human rights issues in Southeast Florida. The panel will address why human rights are important to us, what problems we face, and how we can work to adâ€¦dress them. The panel members will each represent one or more issues relevant to South Florida. Southeast Florida is ranked high in the US for income inequality, home foreclosures, and violent crime rates. It has a diverse population with half of the residents foreign born. It serves as a haven for many refugees yet is a hotspot for human trafficking. Many immigrants come to the area looking for a better way of life while migrant workers come for the job opportunities. Taking this all into consideration, it is important for people to better understand their human rights. The Universal Declaration of Human Rights includes the right to proper working conditions, housing, safety, freedom from discrimination, and more. Join in this discussion if you are passionate about an issue here in South Florida or are curious about how to get better involved. This panel will be one of a series of events to better connect different issues in South Florida under the common cause of defending our basic human rights. The panelists will be: Ruth Shack formally of the Miami Foundation, Audwin Levasseur of Howrey, LLP, Desmond Meade, President of the Florida Rights Restoration Coalition, and Steve Wetstein of Unite Here Local 355. Muhammed Malik, local activist and co-producer of the “Lets Talk About It!” weekly radio program on 880am, will be the moderator.
Tuesday, May 8, 7-9:30pm – Villa Mayfair, 2901 Florida Avenue, Coconut Grove Join Villa Mayfair for a fabulous evening showcasing the cuisine of renowned Executive Chef Frederic Joulin, featuring Spanish wines from the award winning portfolio of Matarromera. Recently featured in Wine Spectator, The Wine Advocate and Forbes Magazine, Matarromera Wines is delighted to present […]
Saturday, June 21, 4pm-9:30pm – Center for Family and Child Enrichment, 1825 NW 167th Street, Maimi Gardens Whether you want to relive your youth, or just groove to the vibe, come on down the road with Center for Family and Child Enrichmentâ€™s Flashback Dine-n-Dash for great food, righteous music, prizes and a “fantabulous” silent auction. […]
Wednesday, August 12, 3pm-4pm – Online Join HistoryMiami Museum for a new Facebook Live series: This is Miami! This installment is about living with water. Water is essential to life as we know it. The built environments used by people are influenced by the quantity and quality of water that is accessible to them. Historically, […]