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Big Changes During MDEAT November Meeting

During the Miami-Dade Economic Advocacy Trust’s (MDEAT) November meeting, trustees approved an action item to double the home-buying subsidy to $28,500 for qualified borrowers. The agency ensures Black residents participate in the county’s economic growth by making the homebuying experience more affordable. The agency is governed by a board of trustees appointed by the Miami-Dade…

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Take 5: Five Questions with Alisa Burleson

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_single_image image=”22053″ img_size=”full” alignment=”center”][vc_column_text] Alisa Burleson FRA Board of Directors CRA Administrator, CRA-City of Fort Walton Beach Q: What is your best business advice for a new FRA member? Alisa: “Gather as much wisdom as you can from the experts in their field. Don’t expect perfection but if you seek it, you will get as…

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Local Affiliate Leads National Hurricane Response

A Tampa Bay nonprofit dedicated to repairing homes, revitalizing communities and rebuilding lives was recently selected by its national office to spearhead Hurricane Ian relief efforts throughout Florida. Headquartered in Tampa and with an office in St. Petersburg, Rebuilding Together Tampa Bay (RTTB) provides home rehabilitation and modification services at no cost to low-income families.…

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Museum Of Contemporary Art, North Miami Offers Public Programming Throughout December

Through the Museum of Contemporary Art, North Miami (MOCA)’s continued efforts to include diverse voices and perspectives, the museum is offering a robust series of educational and public programming throughout the month of December. MOCA is also proud to announce its Miami Art Week exhibitions: “Didier William: Nou Kite Tout Sa Dèyè,” Leah Gordon’s “Kanaval,”…

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2022 FRA Awards: Capital Projects / Infrastructure – Martin County CRA, Mapp Road Town Center

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_single_image image=”22022″ img_size=”full” alignment=”center”][vc_column_text]Congratulations to the Martin County Community Redevelopment Agency, for winning the 2022 FRA Capital Projects/Infrastructure Award for Mapp Road Town Center. This long-anticipated, “Complete Streets” project showcasing generous sidewalks, lush landscaping, decorative street lights, new bike lanes, curb and gutter drainage, and on-street parking is now a beautiful, well-connected corridor that safely…

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