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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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Miami’s Community Newspapers: “Better prepared, more effective response, faster recovery”

Resilience is all about preparation, response, and recovery from outside “shocks and stresses.” We can look to our countywide experience with Hurricane Irma to see …

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Resiliency will help us prosper

Original link here: http://www.miamiherald.com/opinion/op-ed/article174526201.html Irma packed a punch in South Florida, but it didn’t knock out our infrastructure completely. To protect families as much as its …

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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.

Read More

Miami’s Community Newspapers: “Better prepared, more effective response, faster recovery”

Resilience is all about preparation, response, and recovery from outside “shocks and stresses.” We can look to our countywide experience with Hurricane Irma to see …

Read More

Resiliency will help us prosper

Original link here: http://www.miamiherald.com/opinion/op-ed/article174526201.html Irma packed a punch in South Florida, but it didn’t knock out our infrastructure completely. To protect families as much as its …

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