07 Nov MIAMI FELLOWS REDEFINE OUR CITY AS “MI AMI”

Miami. We live in “Mi ami” Not “Mi amigo” or “Mon ami.” But “Mi ami.” About a month ago, I found myself sitting in Carl Juste’s studio in Little Haiti. I was there on a walking tour of the neighborhood to plan an upcoming community-based project. Carl, who captures Miami’s stories as a photographer for the Miami Herald, explained how our city’s name is the representation of us at our best.
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11 Aug MIAMI FELLOWS: “IF YOU HAVE A DEEP LOVE FOR THE 305, APPLY”

As The Miami Foundation gears up for the next Miami Fellows class, I can’t help but chuckle at the stream of memories from my circa-2016 vantage point. At the time, I was filled with doubt about applying: what if the program wasn’t right for me? What if I didn’t make the cut? What if I became too overwhelmed with work to give it my all? Now, having just completed the program, I’m quick to share the application link and chat with anyone that’s interested. My mantra: “If you have a deep love for the 305, apply.”
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