Christina Gordon

Commissioner Rose Tydus Reads ‘Obama: The Historic Journey’ Motivates Freedom School Youth to Succeed During ‘Harambee’

Servant Leader Interns (SLI) Najjah Thompson, Laures Knowles, Director Jannie Russell, Opa-locka Commissioner Rose Tydus, SLI Jessica Desir, SLI Jazmond Linder, Assistant Program Director/Site Coordinator Chandra D. Russell and SLI Isaiah Thomas.

At 8:30 a.m., Friday, June 29, 2012, a hot breakfast was served before the “Harambee (pronounced hah-rahm-beh)” practice was set into motion: a process which included invited guest, Opa-locka Commissioner Rose Tydus, reading a motivational story to approximately 50 youths registered at the Children’s Defense Fund (CDF) Freedom School located …

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Holiday “Gun Buy Back” Initiative

Members of the Opa-locka Police Department, Florida Highway Patrol, Miami-Dade Police Gun Bounty Program and other partnering agencies and businesses come togetyher for the bi-annual “Gun Buy Back”.

Two shotguns, seven revolvers, three semi-automatics and two rifles equaled the sum of 14 weapons bought on Saturday, June 30, 2012, when the Opalocka Police Department, in cooperation with St. Andrew Missionary Baptist Church, The Florida Highway Patrol, The Miami-Dade County Police Gun Bounty Program and other partnering agencies and …

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