Community Action

People, Get Ready

Rod Stewart

Miami, Get Ready. We have never had the ability to mobilize quickly as a community when something we disagree with happens.  Many friends and like-minded neighbors have told me that they are willing to be ready to stand up against injustice and nonsense – the minute it happens. We are forming a citizen’s Rapid Response Team that can let you know where and when to gather. Thanks for being ready.

Please take a moment to give the Rapid Response team your information here.

GET NOTIFIED

Then take a listen to Rod Stewart … and get ready.

Sanctuary Church

I’d never heard of a sanctuary church before and now I’m part of one. It ends up they have a long history in the U.S. of protecting runaway slaves along the underground railroad and assisting conscientious objectors during the Vietnam War. At least four houses of faith that I know of have already declared themselves as sanctuaries to protect our undocumented community members from government overreach.

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A lot! I’ve been thinking a lot about the next City of Miami General Obligation Bond, fondly referred to by City staff and commissioners as the GO Bond or #GOBond.  That’s probably because GO sounds a lot more exciting than General Obligation. With a #GOBond, we can go places, we can achieve things, we can actually build some of the things we need for the City’s future.

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