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Miami residents, teachers and parents rallied Monday at Norland High calling for investment in schools and good jobs

MIAMI, FL – September 26, 2011 – On Monday a coalition of concerned residents, teachers and parents joined state Sen. Oscar Braynon, state rep. Barbara Watson and Miami Gardens Mayor Shirley Gibson to demand investment in our county’s schools, which in turn, would create good jobs for our communities. The rally, demonstrating support for the proposed American Jobs Act, highlighted Norland High as one of the community’s schools in need of renovations. However, in a climate when county and state budgets are being slashed, schools like Norland High are being ignored, while our unemployment lines are getting longer by the day.

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As Miami-Dade Mayoral Run-Off Election Heats Up – More Than 1,000 Residents Expected to Rally, Call on Giant Corporations to Pay Their Fair Share

Media Advisory for Saturday, June 11, 2011
Contact: Jose Suarez – 561.267.7069

Jose.suarez@onemiaminow.org

As Miami-Dade Mayoral Run-Off Election Heats Up… More Than 1,000 Residents Expected to Rally, Call on Giant Corporations to Pay Their Fair Share

MIAMI – More than one thousand Miami-Dade residents and community leaders are expected to rally this Saturday afternoon in Downtown Miami as part of a demonstration calling on giant corporations like Carnival Cruise Lines and Wells Fargo to pay their fair share.

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More than 100 Miami-Dade residents crashed Republican fundraiser

Contact: Jose Suarez
561.267.7069
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More than 100 Miami-Dade residents crashed Republican fundraiser

Discouraged over the lack of focus on jobs, 1Miami protested dinner headlined by U.S. Rep. Eric Cantor Tuesday evening.

MIAMI, FL – September 6, 2011 – More than 100 angry Miami-Dade residents and community leaders protested and formed a soup line reminiscent of those during the Great Depression in Coral Gables, disrupting a $10,000/plate Republican fundraiser. In attendance at the dinner were U.S. House Majority Leader Rep. Eric Cantor (R-Va.), the elite few who could afford the sizeable donation as well as South Florida’s U.S. House delegation, including Reps. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R), Mario Diaz-Balart (R), David Rivera (R), and Allen West (R).

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More than 100 Miami residents discouraged over the lack of jobs, plan to crash $10,000 per plate Republican fundraiser headlined by U.S. Rep. Eric Cantor today.

Media Advisory for Tuesday, September 6, 2011               

Contact: Jose Suarez – 561.267.7069

jose.suarez@onemiaminow.org

More than 100 Miami residents discouraged over the lack of jobs, plan to crash $10,000 per plate Republican fundraiser headlined by U.S. Rep. Eric Cantor today.

MIAMI, FL – More than 100 angry Miami-Dade residents and community leaders are expected to protest and hold a soup line reminiscent of those during the Great Depression in the Coral Gables, disrupting a Republican fundraiser. It will be attended by the elite few who can afford the $10,000 per plate price, as well as U.S. House Majority Leader Rep. Eric Cantor (R-Va.), and South Florida U.S. Reps. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R), Mario Diaz-Balart (R), David Rivera (R), and Allen West (R).

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Angry and Discouraged Over the Lack of Job – Hundreds of City Residents to Gather and Voice Their Frustration at Miami’s Congressional Speakout

MIAMI, FLA – More than five hundred Miami-Dade residents and community leaders are expected to swarm the Miami-Dade College’s North Campus this Saturday afternoon to make their voices heard during a Congressional speakout. The point of angst is the lack of good-paying jobs and access to healthcare in South Florida.

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