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Ruth Shack Equal Rights Champion and Community Leader

Glenn Sime via www.socialmiami.com
Commissioner Daniella Levine Cava, Michael Spring, Director of the Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs, Ruth Shack and Adolfo Henriques

03/16/16 - Wednesday’s Topical Currentsis devoted to a vibrant South Florida figure, who has 

  contributed to the quality of life for many decades, and on many fronts.  She’s Ruth Shack, winner of the 2016 “Community Champion Award.”  In the early 1970s—and in then “Dade” County--she sponsored an initiative for gay rights which sparked a national controversy.  But there’s so much more, especially in the world of civic philanthropy and the arts. We’ll explore more . . . Topical Currents Wednesday at 1pm.

Ruth Shack Bestowed with Miami’s Cultural Champion Award photos:

http://www.socialmiami.com/go/ruth-shack-miami-champion-award-20953.asp?p=3

From The Miami Herald: Why Ruth Shack, a force behind Miami’s march to greatness, loves the Magic City

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