Engage Miami holds get-out-the-vote event in Little Haiti

Engage Miami officials say sometimes it takes a party to get people to vote. “Sometimes elections have a bad rep as being boring,” said Rebecca Pelham, executive director of the group, which focuses on getting young people to vote. “We wanted to create something celebratory.” The party, held in the

2019-02-04T11:38:46+00:00 November 5th, 2018|Export, News, Politics|

Controversial Surfside development moving toward vote

A group of Surfside residents are railing against a proposal for a new Town Hall and civic center, claiming the proposed public-private development is actually a land grab, and are seeking to stop the project at a commission meeting Nov. 13. The developer, however, says it would be a $33.5 million gift to the

2019-02-04T11:38:26+00:00 November 5th, 2018|Export, News, Politics|

Student Talkback: President Trump’s plan to end birthright citizenship

On Monday, Oct. 29, President Donald Trump told "Axios" he plans to sign an executive order banning birthright citizenship to babies of noncitizens and unauthorized immigrants born within United States borders. With many criticizing this decision as unconstitutional, SFNS asked Florida International University students what they thought of the president's announcement.

2018-11-05T12:41:49+00:00 November 5th, 2018|Politics|

Leap for Ladies: Voting on Amendment 4 [Video]

In the fourth episode of The South Florida Access, host Amanda Bazil speaks with Mahlia Lindquist, executive director of LEAP, a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping incarcerated women transcend their past. She is also urging people to vote for Florida Amendment 4, an initiative that would restore voting rights to most felons -- except those

2019-02-04T11:38:09+00:00 November 2nd, 2018|Export, News, Politics, Video/Audio|

Florida’s Amendments for Dummies [Video]

South Florida News Service presents "Amendments for Dummies," your crash course to the 12 amendments Floridians will be voting on this election cycle. Four of them are bundled, so it's important that voters pay attention. Though the number goes to 13, Amendment 8 was removed from the ballot. We'll be breaking down the essential

2018-11-16T15:31:39+00:00 October 31st, 2018|News, Politics, Video/Audio|

Halloween sobre ruedas

“En Miami la imaginación no tiene límites. Ví power rangers, ET, magos, superhéroes, de todo,”  dijo a SFNS Andrés Serna, uno de los asistentes a “Critical Mass” un evento deportivo que se lleva a cabo el último viernes de cada mes, y que en esta oportunidad se dedicó a la noche de brujas.

2018-11-05T19:02:13+00:00 October 30th, 2018|Cultura, News|

iGen Film Festival: Joven cinematógrafo de Overtown aporta a su comunidad mediante las artes

Con solo 21 años, Elijah Wells es un reconocido cinematógrafo de Overtown. Su compañía, Elijah Wells Films, ha producido más de 10 películas y cortometrajes.  Pero a pesar de que es reconocido por su talento, el joven no se olvida de sus raíces. Por eso fundó el festival de cine iGen Festival ,que cada

2019-02-04T11:38:06+00:00 October 30th, 2018|Cultura, Export, News, Noticias|