Irika Sargent

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Focus on South Florida: Flock the Block

Keeping women’s health issues front and center is important all year round, but particularly in October, Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The mission of the Lisa Boccard Breast Cancer Fund is to provide money for care that might otherwise be unattainable for women to get screened, and if necessary, treated. We focus on the organization, what it does, and its awareness event “Flock the Block”.

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Focus on South Florida: Glory House of Miami

The Glory House of Miami is a nonprofit organization devoted to restoring the lives of those who have suffered the abuse and exploitation of sex trafficking. Glory House provides help, hope and healing. We look at what the group does and a trafficking survivor shares her story with us.

My TV 33–19 hours ago

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Focus on South Florida: Girl Rising

It is estimated that 27 million men, women and children worldwide are victims of human sex trafficking. And the shocking truth is that it is thriving right in our own backyard, with Broward the number one county in the state for human trafficking. “Girl Rising” is a global campaign for girls’ education that began as a groundbreaking feature film and has grown into a thriving movement. The group has a local chapter. We look at the work it does, and preview an upcoming event.

My TV 33–19 hours ago

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Focus on South Florida: Gun Violence & Children

According to the Centers for Disease Control. one child or teen dies or is injured from guns every 30 minutes in this country. The Rickia Isaac Foundation was established in Miami-Dade county back in 1997 in memory of the 5-year-old who was killed by a stray bullet while walking home from a Martin Luther King Day parade in Liberty City. The foundation’s mission is to reduce gun violence by holding education seminars to show youth that guns is not the answer. We focus on the many ways the foundation makes South Florida a safer place for our children, and an upcoming event in which anyone can participate.

My TV 33–19 hours ago

Irika Sargent The Talk

CBS4 Anchor Irika Sargent Guest Co-Host On “The Talk”

CBS4’s Irika Sargent joined the women of “The Talk” on Tuesday as a co-host for the show.

10/21/2014

October 18, 2014: The start line of the 2014 Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure in Miami. (Source: CBS4)

Thousands Lace Up To “Race For The Cure”

Downtown Miami was a sea of pink Saturday morning for the 19th annual Susan G. Komen “Race for the Cure.”

10/18/2014

Irika Sargent The Talk

CBS4 Anchor Irika Sargent To Guest Co-Host “The Talk”

CBS4 News anchor Irika Sargent is headed to L.A. to guest co-host “The Talk.”

10/17/2014

September 22, 2014: Irika Sargent speaks to students at University of Miami. (Source: CBS4)

Irika Sargent Speaks To Students At University Of Miami

Student athletes at the University of Miami stepped away from classes and practice Monday night for some career advice.

09/22/2014

A teenager speaks with Irika Sargent about being transgender.  (Source: CBS4)

South Florida Teenager Tackles Difficult Issue Of Transgender

A new book that tackles the topic of transgender children is co-authored by a teenager from South Florida who has first-hand experience with the often misunderstood issue.

09/21/2014

Djenaba Gregory Faal, Delou Africa (Source: CBS4)

Focus on South Florida: African Diaspora Dance & Drum Festival

We look ahead to the 5th annual African Diaspora Dance and Drum Festival of Florida. Its mission is to preserve African-American heritage here — and does so in a way everyone can enjoy— through food, music and dance. This year’s theme is “bridging cultural gaps”. We focus on why the festival is significant, and what it has to offer. We are also joined in the studio by 4 performers — dancers and drummers who will be participating in next month’s event.

08/25/2014

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