Category: Community

State Attorney Katherine Rundle Shares Civil Citation Programs with PACT

Miami, Florida (May 10, 2021) – State Attorney Katherine Fernandez Rundle recently joined members of People Acting for Community Together (PACT) for a virtual conversation.

The State Attorney shared information about our office’s Civil Citation Program and other Smart Justice initiatives to those attending including representatives from several faith-based communities such as St. James Catholic Church, Temple Beth Sholom, Coral Gables Congregational Church, the Unitarian Universalist Church of South Miami, Miami Friends Meeting, and Our Lady of Lakes Catholic Church.

Log on to MiamiSAO.com/community for more information about State Attorney Fernandez Rundle’s community outreach efforts.

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State Attorney Fernandez Rundle Addresses ‘Power of the Purse’ Event

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State Attorney Katherine Fernandez Rundle addresses attendees at The Women's Fund of Miami-Dade's 'Power of the Purse' event.

Miami, Florida (April 8, 2021) – Miami-Dade State Attorney Katherine Fernandez Rundle virtually addressed a cadre of community leaders and residents during The Women’s Fund of Miami-Dade’s “Power of the Purse” event.

The State Attorney shared insights on the SAO’s nationally acclaimed Human Trafficking Unit and Task Force, her innovative approaches to address domestic violence, and snapshots on how our office has continued to provide services during the COVID-19 pandemic.

The virtual forum attracted hundreds of attendees from a cross-section of Miami-Dade County. Officials, corporate, and civic leaders united to share best practices in creating a positive impact for women and girls. A championship agency in our community, The Women’s Fund of Miami-Dade formally recognized State AttorneyFernandez Rundle’s service to Miami-Dade County with an award in 2018.

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State Attorney Fernandez Rundle Keynotes Human Trafficking Awareness & Prevention Virtual Summit

Miami (January 25, 2021) – Miami-Dade State Attorney Katherine Fernandez Rundle recently addressed over 200 attendees of the 2nd Annual Human Trafficking Awareness and Prevention Virtual Summit. The summit was hosted by the Global Innovative Foundation and the Human Trafficking Taskforce of Miami Dade
College – Medical Campus.

Log on to humantrafficking.miamisao.com, to explore the State Attorney’s innovative approach to combatting human trafficking. 

 

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State Attorney Fernandez Rundle Supports Beauty of Sight Event at Camillus House

State Attorney Katherine Fernandez Rundle recently attended the Beauty of Sight Foundation’s (BSF) free optical pre-screening event at Camillus House. The common area at Camillus House’s Project Phoenix transformed into a clinic as BSF’s volunteer optical technician used state-of-the-art scanning technology to offer free eye exams to several Camillus House residents.

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State Attorney Katherine Fernandez Rundle Lobbies the State to Strengthen Protections for Child Victims of Human Trafficking

Miami-Dade State Attorney Katherine Fernandez Rundle recently lobbied state lawmakers and policymakers to expand protections for child victims of human trafficking.

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The State Attorney-Showcases Merits of Miami-Style Smart Justice at South Miami Kendall Bar Association Meeting

Miami-Dade State Attorney Katherine Fernandez Rundle recently spoke to members of the South Miami Kendall Bar Association about her “Miami-Style Smart Justice” approach to crime.

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State Attorney Katherine Fernandez Rundle leads FPAA media workshop for current and new State Attorneys

Miami-Dade State Attorney Katherine Fernandez Rundle recently led a media relations workshop during the Florida Prosecuting Attorneys Association’s (FPAA) inaugural New State Attorney School.

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State Attorney Fernandez Rundle Attends Liberty Rising Phase Two Grand Opening Ceremony

Miami-Dade State Attorney Katherine Fernandez Rundle recently joined Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos A. Gimenez, Miami-Dade County Commission Chairwoman Audrey M. Edmonson, U.S. Representative Mario Diaz-Balart, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Regional Administrator for Region IV Denise Cleveland-Leggett and other community leaders, for a grand opening ceremony to celebrate the completion of the second phase of the Liberty Rising development in Miami’s Liberty City community.

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State Attorney Katherine Fernandez Rundle Partners with Miami Women’s Club to Support of Human Trafficking Victims

Miami-Dade State Attorney Katherine Fernandez Rundle was joined by Hilda Fernandez, CEO of Camillus House and Shirley Pardon, President of the Miami Women’s Club, to announce a $10,000 donation from the Club to Project Phoenix. This generous donation will help Project Phoenix advance efforts to support human trafficking survivors.

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