NewFM Executive Director Andrea Mercado was quoted in Doug Hanks' June 4th story about Miami-Dade County's decision to have county workers run hurricane shelters instead of the Red Cross.
The ability of our communities to successfully bounce back from disasters like Hurricane Irma depend on our most vulnerable neighbors getting the resources they need to recover.
NewFM: Conversations like this need to happen with more frequency so that community members can take ownership of their own destiny.
WLRN covers our presser announcing a series of community resiliency meetings in Miami Dade and Broward Counties.
The community meetings are just one part of a larger statewide initiative dedicated to building better resilience infrastructure within low-income neighborhoods.
Check out this list of planned community meetings in Miami-Dade and Broward Counties, and join one near you to help create disaster preparedness plans for your community.
New Florida Majority's Movement Monday social gathering hopes to provide a well-needed space for relaxation and fun, especially among those who work in social justice organizations and other service-oriented non-profits.
NewFM: Community input is an important part of maintaining a just democracy. People don’t only want lower energy costs, they want a say in how those energy decisions get made.
We join with community residents in demanding that FPL and local government officials participate in a public meeting to answer to the communities they represent. It’s a question of respect.
Join NewFM and Dania Beach community leaders on Tuesday, February 13, 2018, to discuss the expansion of a fracked gas plant.