Jean Monestime

This photo of Georgia Ayers was taken in October 27, 2011  outside the oldest Baptist church in the city of Miami which was used for her Alternative Program to help people stay away from a life of crime. (Photo Credit: CHARLES TRAINOR JR MIAMI HERALD STAFF)

Georgia Ayers, Activist & Founder Of Alternative Program, Dies At 86

Georgia Ayers, a well-known activist in Miami’s African-American community has passed away.

CBS Miami–02/17/2015

Levine Cava (Source: CBS4)

Miami-Dade Commission Takes Tilt To Left, Names First-Ever Haitian-American Chair

Daniella Levine Cava formally joined the Miami-Dade County Commission Monday after defeating incumbent Linda Bell in the August primary.

11/24/2014

Lynda Bell (L) &Daniella Levine Cava (R)  (Source: CBS4)

Cava & Monestime Win Miami-Dade Commission Seats

Tensions are high on election day for four Miami-Dade County Commission seats up for grabs. Two of the races are generating the most heat.

08/26/2014

Northside Police Station (Source: CBS4)

Long-Awaited Police Station Opens In North Miami-Dade County

A long-awaited police station, which authorities and local officials hope will lead to less crime and more development, officially opened Thursday in the north part of Miami-Dade County.

07/31/2014

Taxi Cab (Source: CBS4)

Miami-Dade Commissioners Vote For Taxi Reforms

If you have taken a cab in Miami-Dade county chances are you had to pay the fare with cash. Wednesday afternoon that may change. Miami-Dade commissioners will vote on sweeping changes that could change even the cars that are picking you up.

01/29/2014

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Dade Commissioner Hosts Back-To-School Event

With the upcoming school year just around the corner, it can be hectic trying to gather supplies. So Miami-Dade Commissioner Jean Monestime has decided to give parents in his district a helping hand with a free Back-To-School event on Sunday.

CBS Miami–08/04/2013

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Investigation Finds No “Cancer Cluster” In Broadmoor Neighborhood

The Department of Health has released their findings into a suspected cancer cluster in one Miami-Dade neighborhood.

CBS4–10/22/2012

Scott Carver Housing Project in Liberty City.  (Source: CBS4)

Scott Carver Residents Finally Have New Homes

Ten years in the making, residents of the demolished Scott Carver Projects in Liberty City finally get their promises fulfilled.

09/03/2012

JeanMonestime

Miami-Dade Commission Welcomes New Members

A little more than two weeks after the voters decided to make a change, new commissioners were sworn-in for the Miami-Dade Commission. The swearing-in ceremony was held by Miami-Dade Commission chairman Dennis Moss.

CBS4–11/16/2010

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