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Here’s a bunch of cool South Florida events to attend during the month of May

Uno De Mayo Tacteqa Party – The Shaker is celebrating UNO DE MAYO with an epic #tacotuesday with Hornitos Tequila. They’ll have Disco, Shots & of course TACO! Specials Featuring Hornitos Tequila and BUY 1, GET 1 TACOS. Where: The Broken Shaker. Time: 6PM – 12AM. Tickets: Free. Wednesday, May 2 Know Your Rights – How to get an apartment and keep [...]

2018-06-15T16:30:18+00:00 June 15th, 2018|Comments Off on Here’s a bunch of cool South Florida events to attend during the month of May

Let’s Connect

Miami is a city with some pretty deep divides: geographic, cultural, and economic. But it’s also a city where, in the best moments, all those differences come together into something messy and great. That’s why Radical Partners partnered with five other local organizations to launch 10 Days of Connection: to make those moments happen, and to [...]

2018-06-15T16:26:26+00:00 June 15th, 2018|Comments Off on Let’s Connect

Walk your Miami Neighborhoods

April 25th, 2018 An exciting, free, family-friendly movement of neighborhood walking tours is growing fast in Miami. The event #MiamiWalks is led by local residents, and the event is part of a global movement called Jane’s Walk. The goal is for people of all ages to get to know each other better and create a [...]

2018-06-15T16:27:07+00:00 June 15th, 2018|Comments Off on Walk your Miami Neighborhoods

Radical Conversations Reach Thousands

Facebook Live - 4,000 Views and Counting Questions about “transgender” abound—pronouns, restrooms, workplace policies, medical procedures…—which can obscure the life and death obstacles facing people who pursue a gender transition. As part of Connect Miami, a 10-day challenge to get people to engage across diverse communities, YES Institute speakers helped demystify the transgender experience by [...]

2017-06-27T15:35:46+00:00 June 27th, 2017|Comments Off on Radical Conversations Reach Thousands

Attack crime, not Urban Beach Weekend revelers (Miami Herald)

Students from Miami Beach and Liberty City got to know each other through discussion and dinner at the Betsy Hotel.   So, though one elected leader in Miami Beach was making clear that he wants Urban Beach Weekend, which brings a large African-American contingent, to just go away already, future leaders in Miami [...]

2017-06-07T15:57:29+00:00 June 7th, 2017|Comments Off on Attack crime, not Urban Beach Weekend revelers (Miami Herald)

Continue to Connect, Miami (Miami Herald)

Just because this is the last day of Connect Miami’s “10 Days of Connection” initiative, don’t think that you’re off the hook. Yes, May 31 is the end of the designated week and half in which the Miami Herald and its partners — the United Way, the Miami Foundation, the Children’s Trust, MCCJ, and Radical [...]

2017-05-31T09:31:43+00:00 May 31st, 2017|Comments Off on Continue to Connect, Miami (Miami Herald)

United Way organizes “perfect potluck” (WSVN)

MIAMI (WSVN) - Several United Way supporters came together Monday for a 150-person potluck lunch. Staff from these organizations enjoyed various dishes from around the world and had a chance to connect with each other, some even for the first time. “We ride the elevator together, but we don’t really know each other, so today [...]

2017-05-31T09:37:04+00:00 May 22nd, 2017|Comments Off on United Way organizes “perfect potluck” (WSVN)

How to design an icebreaker for an entire city? Start with lunch (Miami Herald)

Ana Sanchez of The Children's Trust serves food at the Connect Miami event. Bryan Cereijo Bryan Cereijo Color-coded place mats in red, white and blue turned lunch into a social experiment. No cafeteria cliques, here. Call it an icebreaker — for an entire city. The United Way of Miami-Dade hosted a pot luck with more [...]

2017-05-31T09:34:19+00:00 May 22nd, 2017|Comments Off on How to design an icebreaker for an entire city? Start with lunch (Miami Herald)

Challenge yourself to connect with a friend you might not know yet (Miami Herald)

So, what is this Connect Miami? At its simplest, it’s strolling over to talk to the neighbor you’ve only waved to for about a decade now. It’s admitting that you’ve worked three cubicles away for months and you still don’t know how to pronounce a colleague’s name. So you ask her — over lunch. It’s [...]

2017-05-22T09:54:00+00:00 May 21st, 2017|Comments Off on Challenge yourself to connect with a friend you might not know yet (Miami Herald)

Connect Miami Is Challenging Residents To Step Outside Their Comfort Zone (WLRN)

Just one walk down the streets of Little Haiti, and you can experience the deep rooted Caribbean culture through galleries, family-owned stores and restaurants. Calle Ocho is no different, allowing  both Miami residents and visitors to experience the Cuban culture through hand-rolled cigars, boutiques, and cafecitos. These are only two of the many cultures in [...]

2017-05-22T09:55:37+00:00 May 19th, 2017|Comments Off on Connect Miami Is Challenging Residents To Step Outside Their Comfort Zone (WLRN)