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Liz Gutierrez, Founder and CEO of Enterprising Latinas.

On The Ground: Exploring faith, diversity and unity in WimaumaRead Article

What do the churches of Wimauma say about its diverse population and community challenges? It seems everyone has the same concerns and wants solutions for the entire community. 

Seeking a united front in Wimauma: Not Your Average Speakers On The Ground in WimaumaRead Article

Not Your Average Speakers: Political clout, unity, education and job training are key to shaping the future for Wimauma residents, a diverse mix of immigrants, Hispanics, blacks and whites, as development encroaches on the rural community in South Hillsborough County..

Wimauma students on a path to college educationRead Article

Students from Wimauma and other lower-income neighborhoods in the Tampa Bay area participate in classes at Berkeley Prep that are designed to prepare them to pursue higher education.
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The “On The Ground” program helps to tell the story of the people, projects and innovations that are creating “what’s next” for communities. The program helps increase the communications capacity of the organizations and nonprofits working in the area. The intended impact is for additional “solutions-oriented” media coverage, engagement and ultimately understanding of the community, resulting in awareness and investments that can contribute to the vitality and prosperity of the district.
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Local Boys and Girls Clubs hiring childcare workers

Our Lady of Guadalupe in Wimauma.

On The Ground: Exploring faith, diversity and unity in Wimauma

Liz Gutierrez, Founder and CEO of Enterprising Latinas.

Enterprising Latinas launches project to boost Wimauma economy

Gayane A. Stepanian

On The Ground: RCMA welcomes new leadership from Miami-Dade

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Teacher devotes her life to inspiring kids, adults in Wimauma

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Wimauma kids create artsy cards for holiday season

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Wimauma students on a path to college education

Delia Garcia, senior liaison, National Education Association, speaks at the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics event at H.C.C. in Ruskin.

Migrant families face familiar hardships in schools

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Read more articles by Cheryl Rogers.

Cheryl Rogers is a freelance writer and editor who enjoys writing about careers. An ebook author, she also writes Bible Camp Mystery series that shares her faith. She is publisher of New Christian Books Online Magazine and founder of the Mentor Me Career Network, a free online community, offering career consulting, coaching and career information. As a wife and mother, Cheryl is around town at open houses and job fairs toting her laptop and camera. She discovered her love of writing as a child when she became enthralled with Nancy Drew mysteries. She earned her bachelor's degree in Journalism and Sociology from Loyola University in New Orleans. While working at Loyola's Personnel Office, she discovered her passion for helping others find jobs. A Miami native, Cheryl moved to the Temple Terrace area in 1985 to work for the former Tampa Tribune.

Read more articles by Imelda Dutton.

Imelda Dutton is a Project Editor and writer for 83 Degrees Media in the Tampa Bay region of Florida.

Read more articles by Pamela Varkony.

Pamela Varkony is a feature writer for 83 Degrees Media in the Tampa Bay region of Florida.

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