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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