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The Pandemic Deepens Miami’s Housing Affordability Crisis for Immigrant Families

Aileen Delgado, Kymani Hughes, Krystal Li, Angely Pena-Agramonte, Karla Perez and Kelly Sanchez In October 2020, six months into the COVID pandemic, the landlord of a Palmetto Bay apartment where then-high school senior Arianna had lived for more than a decade with her sister and parents, delivered shocking news: The family had a month to move...

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Content & Programs Update– Summer 2021

Our Spring workshop, “Home Sick: How Where We Live Impacts Health,” was a big success, with 19 students from seven cities producing five high-quality feature stories on the health effects of homelessness, lead poisoning, unaffordable housing and neighborhood-level violence. All but one of the stories have been published. (We’re still looking for a Miami-area publisher,...

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Message from UHMP CEO

What a kickoff to summer!  On June 18, UHMP and the Washington Blade co-celebrated the release of the Blade’s Youth Pride and Mental Health special edition with a reception at the uber-hip nonprofit arts and culture venue, Dupont Underground.  Stay tuned for at least one fall UHMP exhibit and reception there this fall, most likely...