The New Tropic: “Pay Equity Day is A Call to Action”

Imagine a world where a calendar year for a working woman lasted 457 days while a calendar year for a working man remained at 365 days. Even if the woman and man were given the same pay, one could imagine the financial struggles that the woman would face if she were forced to stretch her annual salary over an additional three months.

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Miami Herald: “What’s good for our community is good for business. But Miami-Dade must confront its lack of affordability”

Over the last year, a number of studies and local media reports have shown how the cost of living in Miami-Dade continues to rise while wages remain stagnant. Recently, the Herald profiled Ana Rodríguez, who survived decades as a political prisoner in Cuba only to face foreclosure in Miami. At a summit on Poverty Solutions in December, hosted by Catalyst Miami (the organization I founded 25 years ago to help solve problems like this one), residents, community leaders, academics and public officials agreed that housing affordability is at a critical crossroads in Miami-Dade.

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WLRN: Levine Cava Highlights County Services For Domestic Violence Victims

Original link here: http://wlrn.org/post/levine-cava-highlights-county-services-domestic-violence-victims Miami-Dade Commissioner Daniella Levine Cava toured the county’s Coordinated Victims Assistance Center Monday. She wanted to showcase how $7 million in tax funds from the county are spent to help domestic violence victims. Violet Felipe-Diaz, a domestic violence victim advocate for CVAC, says about 350 victims sign in per month in Miami-Dade — and […]

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Miami’s Community Newspapers: Commissioner debuts video highlighting Everglades trek

Original link here: http://communitynewspapers.com/palmetto-bay/commissioner-debuts-video-highlighting-everglades-trek/ Miami-Dade Commissioner Daniella Levine Cava has unveiled a video showcasing her four-day canoeing trip through Everglades National Park called Postcards from the Everglades. The commissioner was accompanied by her husband and two children, Everglades National Park acting superintendent Bob Krumenaker and Miami-Dade County EcoAdventures lead naturalist Ernie Lynk. The video details the […]

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Miami’s Community Newspapers: Commissioner Levine Cava opens new District 8 office

Original link here: http://communitynewspapers.com/palmetto-bay/commissioner-levine-cava-opens-new-district-8-office/ Miami-DadeCounty Commissioner Daniella Levine Cava, elected to the District 8 seat in fall 2014, formally opened her office at the South Dade Government Center on Saturday, Feb. 21, with a high school band as well as many guests and supporters attending. Commissioner Levine Cava, who had promised during her campaign to return […]

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South Dade News Leader: Commissioner Levine Cava Opens New District Office

Original link here: http://www.southdadenewsleader.com/news/commissioner-levine-cava-opens-new-district-office/article_710589ee-be99-11e4-b84b-97b810343862.html Miami-Dade County Commissioner Daniella Levine Cava officially opened her new district office at the South Dade Government in Cutler Bay with a ribbon cutting accompanied by the celebratory music of a high school jazz band. The opening was played up to symbolize the return of the office to the geographic center District […]

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The New Tropic: Daniella Levine Cava: Inside the world of a new county commissioner

Original link here: https://thenewtropic.com/come-out-swinging-inside-the-world-of-a-new-county-commissioner/ “The good news is we’re united in opposing discrimination. The bad news is now we’re divided about bathrooms.” This is one of the first things Daniella Levine Cava said from the dais as a Miami-Dade County commissioner. It wasn’t planned that way, but then local politics has never lent itself to easy […]

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The New Tropic: “Daniella Levine Cava: Inside the world of a new county commissioner”

Original link here: https://thenewtropic.com/come-out-swinging-inside-the-world-of-a-new-county-commissioner/ “The good news is we’re united in opposing discrimination. The bad news is now we’re divided about bathrooms.” This is one of the first things Daniella Levine Cava said from the dais as a Miami-Dade County commissioner. It wasn’t planned that way, but then local politics has never lent itself to easy […]

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South Dade News Leader: Miami-Dade Commissioners Talk South Dade Strategy

Original link here: http://www.southdadenewsleader.com/news/miami-dade-commissioners-talk-south-dade-strategy/article_d9abf210-b081-11e4-96e7-87fde9ffd74c.html CountyCommissioners Daniella Levine Cava and Dennis C. Moss joined forces last week to promote their “South Dade Strategy” for the region. Levine Cava of District 8 and Moss of District 9 laid out their agenda at the CentroCampesinoFarmWorkersCenter in Homestead. Both had the economy and jobs as a top priority. “Bring more […]

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Miami’s Community Newspaper: Commissioner shares thoughts on county government at KFHA

Original link here: http://communitynewspapers.com/kendall-gazette/commissioner-shares-thoughts-county-government-kfha/ Miami-Dade Commissioner Daniella Levine Cava returned to Kendall on Jan. 26 to greet a Kendall Federation of Homeowner Associations audience of more than 50 “for the first time since the debate,” she said. The newly seated District 8 commissioner referred to her only other Kendall appearance in July 2014 during a KFHA […]

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