Entries by Team Monestime

WSVN 7: “New center to benefit NE Miami-Dade community”

Officials broke ground in Northeast Miami-Dade on a building meant to benefit the community. Miami-Dade County Commissioner Jean Monestime dug in the first shovel for the construction of the new Father Gerard Jean-Juste Community Center. The 20,000 square foot center is being built near Northeast 159th Street and Seventh Avenue and will feature multi-purpose rooms […]

South Florida Caribbean News: “Commissioner Monestime Urging Trump Administration To Extend TPS For Haitians”

Miami-Dade County Commissioner Jean Monestime issued a statement on the Trump administration’s investigation of the Haitian community’s criminal history as part of its deliberations over whether to extend Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for the 58,000 Haitian nationals allowed in the U.S. following the 2010 Haiti earthquake: “I am flabbergasted and this unusual exercise would only […]

South Florida Caribbean News: “Chairman Jean Monestime Announces South Florida Haiti Relief Group”

Chairman Jean Monestime created the South Florida Haiti Relief Group in order to provide coordinated and transparent relief efforts to Haiti in response to the outpouring of support and solidarity after Hurricane Matthew made landfall on Haiti’s southwestern peninsula and the northwestern coast on Oct. 4. Based upon preliminary assessments, the group decided to focus […]

WLRN: “Commissioner Jean Monestime Talks State Of Black Miami”

By Nadege Green Miami-Dade County Commission Chairman Jean Monestime recently hosted a summit called “The State of Black Miami” The summit addressed economic opportunities and quality-of-life issues. Here is an edited excerpt of his conversation with WLRN’s Nadege Green about the state of black Miami: What is the state of black Miami as you see […]