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Our latest update to the "Women in Miami-Dade" report presents evidence that economic conditions for women improved modestly since the publication of the first report released in 2016. However, women’s earnings continue to lag behind men’s earnings, among many other findings. For more information, see our full report here.

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The winter holiday average spending per person saw a 12.8% increase between 2011 and 2017. Between Thanksgiving Day and Cyber Monday, more than 165 million Americans shopped in-stores or online. To see the national spending numbers and a snapshot of New Year's Day traditions, check out part 2 of our holiday season infographic.

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Do you know some of South Florida's most popular holiday traditions? Check out part 1 of our holiday season infographic!

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The city’s examination includes a citywide master plan under development by Florida International University’s Metropolitan Center and a community outreach initiative led by the Center for Community Investment meant to bring residents, banks, developers and other interested parties together to recommend realistic strategies for how to create more affordable units.

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The City of Miami approved an agreement to work with The Metropolitan Center to address its affordable housing concerns. The City is looking for community input as this plan is developed.

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In our latest infographic, we explore Thanksgiving throughout time. We also show facts and figures for this year's celebration.

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The International Visitor Leadership Program led by the U.S. Department of State recently held a workshop at FIU Metropolitan Center on November 1, 2018.  The group was comprised of representatives from 19 African countries who attended a "Transparency and Ethics in Government" workshop led by Mayor Shirley Gibson. The attendees presented Mayor Gibson with a special recognition.

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With Inter Miami CF coming to town, it is time to brush up on your soccer knowledge! View our latest infographic with MLS stats and the list of proposed plans Inter Miami CF intends to bring to our community.

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We want to hear from you! Professional development courses are a way to improve your skills in your field. In the past, our training institute has offered courses like: Grant Writing, Intro/Intermediate ArcView GIS, Cultural Diversity, Essentials for Leadership, Public Speaking and Presentation Skills, and Retirement Planning. Let us know what courses you'd like to take by filling out our survey.

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In Little River, progress comes with a cost. Developers are looking at Miami's Little River Neighborhood and seeing the future: it is pricey. Dr. Ned Murray states that the catalyst for development in the Little River area came from Wynwood's rezoning in 2003.

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