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  • Monday
    Jul 6, 2020
    Local Organizations Offering Support for Abuse Victims Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

    There is a less visible side to the COVID-19 pandemic, and that includes the intersection between domestic violence and child abuse.   “There is a very strong leap between domestic violence and child abuse,” said Judge Caroll Kelly, with the Miami-Dade Domestic Violence Division. Kelly said the two issues often go hand in hand and […]

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  • Friday
    May 8, 2020
    Pro Football Hall of Fame teams with Project Isaiah

    CANTON, Ohio — When David Baker heard about Project Isaiah and its goal of feeding families in need during the coronavirus pandemic, there was no question what the Pro Football Hall of Fame would do. “Once we learned the details behind Project Isaiah, it was an easy decision to say ‘yes’ enthusiastically and join as […]

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  • Monday
    Apr 20, 2020
    During Lockdown, Child Abuse in Miami Could Escalate

    On a normal day at Kristi House, the phones don’t stop ringing for long. Not that it’s a good thing when calls pour into Miami-Dade’s children’s advocacy center — it usually means a child is being sexually abused and needs to be seen for psychological counseling or forensic interviews. Each call that comes through is cause for […]

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  • Monday
    Apr 6, 2020
    Karina Pavone: “Quiero llevar a las escuelas un programa de prevención”

    La nueva presidenta de Amigos for Kids conversa sobre su motivación por el trabajo que esa organización realiza a beneficio de la niñez y anuncia cómo se propone expandir esa importante labor.   MIAMI.-Para Karina Pavone asumir la presidencia de Amigos for Kids era cuestión de retomar lo que un día fue su vida profesional: contribuir […]

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  • Monday
    Jan 6, 2020
    Amigos For Kids Announces Karina Pavone as New Executive Director

    MIAMI–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Board of Directors of Amigos For Kids announces the selection of Karina Pavone as the organization’s new executive director, effective January 6, 2020. Pavone follows Amigos’ Interim President and CEO, Lydia Muñiz, who stepped in to lead the organization after the unexpected passing in October 2018 of its longtime president and CEO, Rosa […]

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