Thank you to Zafreen Jaffrey from The Children's Trust for including us in his article in the Miami Herald on why it's a good thing to raise civic-minded kids!
The campaign to restore voting rights to returning citizens who have served their time and deserve a second chance is one of the most important campaigns in our state in decades. Engage is proud to be assisting the coalition dedicated to making this happen and appreciate the shoutout in this letter to the editor!
Thank you to WLRN's "Topical Currents" for having our Executive Director, Rob, on their show to speak about our winning Knight Cities Challenge project- Rep MIA!
We are honored and humbled to announce that Engage Miami's Rep(resentative) MIA project is one of three Miami winners for the Knight Cities Challenge! 4,500 ideas were submitted, 144 were chosen as finalists, and 33 were selected nationwide as winners.
Check out our board chair, Sara, on the Planted In Miami podcast on Engage Miami and mobilizing people to create change in their communities!
We are honored to have been selected as Knight Cities Challenge finalist. Good luck to all the other ideas and hope we have a lot of Miami winners!
Thanks to the New Tropic for featuring our board member, Justin Wales, in their Miami Leaders 2017 Resolutions and Predictions series. Lots to make happen in 2017!
Thank you to Comic Cure for a hilarious night at "Make America Laugh Again" and for highlighting and supporting Engage Miami through awareness and ticket sales!
Check out this Op-Ed by by our board chair, Sara Yousuf, and Lizzy Stephan, the Executive Director of our sister affiliate, New Era Colorado, on how young voters are engaging in this election on their own terms!
We had a great time at FIU's Roar To The Poll event on National Voter Registration Day!
Check out this profile on Engage Miami board member, Justin Wales, and read more about the citizen standing ballot initiative in the city of Miami this election!
Thank you to FIU's Student Government for inviting us to speak on Voting and Organizing 101 at their first "Roar To The Polls" event!
Don't miss hearing from our board chair, Sara, Yousuf, as speaks on community activism on WLRN's "Topical Currents"!
Check out the Miami New Times profile on artist Ahol Sniffs Glue, who is one of four local artists we have commissioned to created Miami swagger-ific "I Voted" stickers for the 2016 election (look for the shoutout in the article!)
125,000 signatures turned in to get campaign finance reform on the ballot in November!
Check out our board member, Annette Collazo, speaking to the New Tropic about her hometown of Hialeah!
Victory! The county commission voted to pass legislation that requires candidates for local offices in Miami-Dade to register when they raise money for political action committees. Thank you to all those that came out to our workshop and helped put pressure on county commissioners!
Thank you to all those who came out and made Chalktacular such a success!