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#MiamiWalks | Experience Overtown

Challenge Yourself To Connect

During the 10 Days of Connection, challenge yourself to connect across lines of difference. There are many ways to do that: share a meal with someone you wouldn’t normally cross paths with, read a book or watch a movie that highlights the beauty of connection, take part in #MiamiWalks to get to know a new neighborhood, etc.! Check out and RSVP to the many opportunities to connect below, and if you’d like to host a connection experience, learn more on the Host page!

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#MiamiWalks is part of a global walking movement known as Jane’s Walk, and is proud to be an anchor initiative of the 2018 #10DaysofConnection!

This neighborhood exploration of Overtown will be led by Connie W. Kinnard, who’s been a Miami resident for 3 years now. She’s happy to be marketing & promoting this multicultural and diverse community through efforts of the Greater Miami Convention & Visitors Bureau!

This walking tour starts at the Historic Lyric Theater where the Historian & Executive Director of the Black Archives will meet attendees to share about Overtown’s key history and other multicultural gems in the area. Stops along the way also include: Ward Rooming House, the Old Clyde Killen’s Pool Hall, Black Police Precinct and more.

 

 

Accessibility: #MiamiWalks seeks to make this event as accessible as possible to individuals of all different abilities and needs. This walking tour in particular, will be kid-friendly. For questions or in need of additional accommodations, please send an email to celebratediversitymiami@gmail.com at least 24-hours in advance of the event.