“Walk For Freedom,” a march for sex trafficking and slavery awareness, was held in downtown West Palm Beach last Saturday. Hope for Freedom hosted the event. The nonprofit based in Palm Beach Gardens helps women and men that have been trafficked or raped in Palm Beach County, though organizers
In the past year, shootings and assaults on campuses across the nation have made many students, staff and faculty wonder if they are safe. Active shooter trainings have become a norm, and an assault on two Mast Academy High School students took place last month on Florida International University’s
Prospective foster parents met at the South Dade Regional Library on Tuesday evening to talk to experts from Our Kids of Miami-Dade/Monroe about how to get involved. A number of current foster parents also showed up, saying they were looking for a refresher. Shamar Turner,
A red tide has forced the closure of beaches north of Haulover Inlet, Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos A. Gimenez said in a statement Thursday morning. Red tide confirmed in @MiamiDadeCounty. In abundance of caution, public beaches north of Haulover Inlet are closed until further notice.
The AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) will be moving its busiest testing center in Miami-Dade County to a larger location in order to meet its needs, said Michael Kahane, the organization's Southern Region bureau chief. “We are relocating to a larger facility a few blocks away because it has outgrown its current
Miami Rescue Mission’s Center for Women & Children is being moved to a larger facility to accommodate the growing number of single women and mothers seeking aid, said Lianner Navarro, the community development associate for the not-for-profit. The organization recently sold the 40-bed facility in Wynwood and is currently in