Film Industry in Broward County

For years, Broward County has been used by many members in the film, commercial, and television industry. We continuously have corporations and people utilize our Fort Lauderdale beach and our destination but it’s constantly being called Miami when in reality, it isn’t. Broward County needs its own independent film industry commissioner and advisory board that […]

Lack of Healthcare Access Affecting Minority Communities

We know hospitals and emergency rooms are overburdened with COVID-19 patients causing people who are experiencing mild symptoms to be sent home without proper treatment because they are not considered sick enough, or there are not enough beds. Unfortunately, this is sorely affecting the minority and African-American communities. As a nursing professional, hospitals must be […]

Grand Opening Ceremony for Global Innovative Foundation, Inc.

It was a privilege to attend the grand opening ceremony for Global Innovative Foundation, Inc., and present Founder, Dr. Marie Etienne with a Proclamation declaring today as “Global Innovative Foundation Day” in Broward County. The mission of Global Innovative Foundation is to create global awareness for the prevention of crimes and to empower the lives […]

Bright Future Senate Bill 86

Florida Bright Futures is under attack by Sen. Baxley (R-Ocala), who has introduced SB 86 requiring grants be reevaluated and funding limited to students that aren’t enrolled in one of their designated “degree programs.” This bill would not only affect current recipients, but also all High School Juniors and Seniors who have worked tirelessly, taking […]

Port Everglades Association Luncheon

Excited to attend today’s Port Everglades Association (PEA) Luncheon. The featured presentation was about Imagining Tomorrow’s Workplace: How COVID-19 is Reshaping How We Do Business. It was a pleasure hearing from the panelists which included Mario M. Cartaya, Patrick Collins, Peter Moore & Paxti Pastor. Very informative meeting.

C-51 Reservoir Groundbreaking

A regional collaboration broke ground on the first phase of the C-51 Reservoir to provide an alternate water supply source for Eight public water utilities in South Florida. When complete, it will serve the region by storing excess wet-season stormwater for later use during the dry-seasons to recharge the Biscayne Aquifer, the primary source of […]

County Coalition Meeting

Attending the County Coalition for Responsible Management of Lake Okeechobee, St. Lucie & the Caloosahatchee Estuaries, and the Lake Worth Lagoon Meeting in Okeechobee. Excited that Broward County is now represented in the Coalition. Great updates/presentations were provided by the US Army Corps of Engineers, South Florida Water Management District, & Lake Worth Lagoon.

Democratic Professionals Network of Broward County Zoom Meeting

Honored to be the guest speaker on the Democratic Professionals Network of Broward County Virtual Meeting tonight. I spoke about a variety topics including the COVID-19 vaccine roll-out & distribution within the County especially for all teachers and our underprivileged communities.

C-51 Reservoir Groundbreaking Ceremony

I attended the C-51 Reservoir Groundbreaking Ceremony. This was a 15-year collaboration with regional stakeholders. When completed, the C-51 Reservoir will serve the region by storing excess wet-season stormwater for later distribution & use during the dry season to recharge the Biscayne Aquifer, the primary source of drinking water for South Florida.