Miami-Dade State Attorney Katherine Fernandez Rundle at Trust Board meeting.

Felix Becerra

Florida ranks second in the United States in the number of human trafficking victims.

A young dancer participates in Young Talent Big Dreams.

Gregory Reed

The 10th year of the foremost youth talent show for Miami’s up-and-coming stars is officially underway as auditions open for the 2020 Young Talent Big Dreams competition on November 1. As always, there are NO ENTRY FEES to enter the free competition in search of hidden talent in

Father comforts boy in emotional distress.

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More than ever, our understanding of living a fulfilling and rewarding life points us to the importance of how we perceive ourselves and those around us. Are we empathetic? How do we deal with our emotions and how do they affect our relationships and our understanding of the emotions of others.

Wonderwoman, aka Maestra Huifang Chen, conducts the Greater Miami Youth Symphony.

Gregory Reed

The 10th Annual Spooky Symphony delivered on its promise of the producing some of the most beautiful scary music you will ever hear at the Miami-Dade County Auditorium on Sunday, Oct. 27.

A flooded street during a storm.

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A mammoth hurricane is targeting South Florida in the next couple of days. Grocery stores are emptying out, gas station lines are piling up and general anxiety is spiking. 

Don't lose your cool.

Gustavo Barreiro

Until the day he passed away, Gustavo “Gus” Barreiro carried his green card in his wallet. He didn’t have to – having immigrated to the United States 55 years ago and becoming a citizen not long after. He wanted to carry his green card, he was proud to show it off to friends and colleagues.

Young guitar player auditioning for YTBD.

Gregory Reed

A collaborative initiative of The Children’s Trust and Actors’ Playhouse, Young Talent Big Dreams (YTBD) was created to inspire kids ages 8-17 to showcase their unique gifts and vie for a chance to win life-changing prizes like performing arts scholarships, masterclasses and performance opportuni

Teen girl happily reading a book.

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Explore the world, make new friends and discover something about yourself you never, ever expected. The power to do all of these things and more can be found in the extraordinary magic of books, and you can share that awesome potential with your children each and every day.