No one should have to be afraid at work. No one should be afraid to stand up. Not the people who are born here that go to work to support their families or the ones that come here seeking a better life for their families.
Taking a seat at the Coral Gables Country Club, surrounded by a sea of Miami's social set swanning about in its finest footwear, we realized luncheon season is back in full force.
There are some bright spots on Miami Beach's horizon and every effort to improve our public transportation options should be applauded.
One of the most striking elements of the many cases of wage theft that plague South Florida is how often the workers affected are those who are surrounded by luxury in their workplaces.
Does one of the largest law enforcement agencies, with programs and operations with names like "Secure Communities" and "Community Shield," really care about the communities it is "securing" and shielding?
Teaching, and trying to teach, has actually taught me a lot of things. Everyday that I step into a school building, I see the amazing potential in our country coupled with a serious lack of priorities.
For those unacquainted with the term, "social entrepreneurship" is the hottest thing currently going in the world of philanthropy. Think of it as charity's business-savvy offspring.
Instead of addressing the issue of homelessness by offering public assistance, Fort Lauderdale seeks to simply force homeless residents out by criminalizing their very means of survival. This is neither a moral nor fiscally sound approach.
Carnival Cruise Lines, who made over $11 billion in profits in the last five years, paid just 1% of their profits in taxes. This while one of the largest public hospitals in the South East is laying off thousand of employees.
The recent 11th Annual Women of Tomorrow Gala officially, as far as we're concerned, brought Miami's charity gala season to a smashing close.
I spent an outsized portion of last week on a unique experience. It was a four-day Maniacal Business Attack (MBA) orchestrated by COMMON for the W...
It baffles me that we, as a society, allow the horrific practice of shackling to continue without more outrage.
After the South Beach Wine & Food Festival wraps up and folks stumble on home, the tents are put away. Party-goers face the work week and their impending juice diets. I wondered, "What happens to the leftovers?"
Coined as the "Marine Michelangelo," artist and conservationist Wyland has earned the moniker. After seeing his larger-than-life aquatic mural in Beijing, I knew that Miami Beach could benefit from collaborating with him.
One of the criticisms of charter schools is that they cater to a class of students who are not representative of the student body of a typical public school. A recent visit to North Park High School revealed how wrong that impression is.
Fans at football games are not chanting: "We're No. 6!" Well, maybe they are in Dolphins Stadium these days, but you get the point. Miami was once first in the nation in per capita charitable giving and now we are sixth.