By Maria Serrano A local non-profit organization in New York City works with kids in the justice system to stop the continuity of behavior that leads them toward a criminal life so early in their lives. Created in 2002, Esperanza was the first city-wide, family-based alternative to an incarceration program that teenagers from years 11 [...]
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By Danielle Hernandez and Kayla Pla Rising sea levels, dangers to ocean reefs, plastic pollution, oil drilling and coastal erosion are the most pressing issues for South Floridians. National Aeronautics and Space Administration studies project that by 2100 these threats will become even more severe. According to a media company, Axios Polls, at least 62 percent [...]
SFMN Washington Bureau reporters Leo Cosio and Gabriel Poblete on Wednesday sat down with National Immigration Forum Communications Director Cathleen Farrell to discuss a wide range of issues, from the difference between journalism and advocacy, to how her organization -- which works with persons and groups of all political persuasions -- is helping to move [...]
By Gabriel Poblete | SFMN Washington Protestors amassed Saturday in front of the Supreme Court and the Senate Building to show their discontent with the Senate's vote to confirm Judge Brett Kavanaugh 50-48. It was evident Kavanaugh, who has been accused of sexual misconduct, was to be confirmed when [...]
By Alejandra Chamorro and Sherrilyn Cabrera Last year after Hurricane Maria devastated Puerto Rico’s electrical grid and left thousands without homes, Puerto Ricans and politicians from Florida were determined to encourage the 18,103 evacuees from the island registered with the Federal Emergency Management Agency to participate in the midterm elections. In a recent state voter file, [...]
Produced by Ashley Canario, Abigail Tuano, Lizandra Portal. Florida Keys Responds to Sea Level Rise is part of a 10-part Web series: "South Florida's Rising Seas: Response."
El 14 de febrero de este año, día del amor y la amistad, 17 personas perdieron la vida durante la masacre en la escuela secundaria Marjory Stoneman Douglas, en Parkland Florida. Otras 17 resultaron heridas. Daniela Tablante, estudiante de la Maestría de Periodismo en Español, estuvo en contacto con los estudiantes que sobrevivieron la tragedia. [...]
(Photo By: Kate Baumwell) By: Cristina Lebron and Kristen Torres Coral Gables wants to become South Florida’s newest art destination and they are doing it by stringing 720 colorful umbrellas above Giralda Plaza. The Coral Gables Community Foundation collaborated with the city of Coral Gables and Portugal-based art company, Sextafeira, to attract locals and tourists [...]