Cynthia A. Roby

Project takes aim at black infant death rate

The Jasmine Project

By Cynthia A. Roby…. African American children born in Miami-Dade County face a grim battle to survive past their first year, according to official statistics. Manuel Fermin, CEO of Healthy Start Coalition of Miami-Dade, said statistics show that for Miami Gardens, North Miami and Opa-locka, the average infant mortality rate ...

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Lisa C. Davis champions for Area 2

Lisa C. Davis

By Cynthia A. Roby…. Lisa C. Davis never dreamt of becoming a politician. Yet her passion for Miami Gardens, a place she has called home for 33 years, and its residents, inspired her to seek change. “I became involved because of the people, mainly the seniors and youth,” Davis said, ...

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