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Dr Tisa McGhee On The Jeff Fox Show
#TheJeffFoxShow produced by Detron Bendross Bendross Episode 009. Guests #AStone Alvin Jackson plus Dr. Tisa McGhee VoteTisaMcGhee Cashapp- $radiohost1 News.Sports \ & More TV.REPYOCITYAPP.COM Dr. Tisa M. McGhee has devoted her life’s work towards improving the quality of life of Miami-Dade residents. Dr. McGhee has served as Associate Professor at Barry University’s Ellen Whiteside McDonnell School of Social Work since the fall of 2010. She teaches trauma-informed social work practice, social systems, research, leadership, and public policy courses in the Masters in Social Work (MSW) program. She leads the innovative “Promoting Wellness in Marginalized Communities” initiative within the school’s Center for Human Rights and Social Justice. At the core of all of her work, Dr. McGhee builds community systems capability using engaging and empowering techniques. Her advanced degrees include both a Bachelor and a Masters of Arts in the field of Clinical Psychology, a Masters in Social Work, and a Doctor of Philosophy degree with a concentration in macro organizational capacity in Social Work. Dr. McGhee is a member of the National Association of Social Workers (NASW), the Network for Social Work Management, and the National Association of Black Social Workers. It is Dr. McGhee’s same dedication and commitment to public service she shares with current District 3 County Commissioner and Board Chairwoman, Audrey Edmonson, that prompted the Commissioner to enthusiastically endorse Dr. McGhee’s candidacy to succeed her on the Commission, declaring - “I can think of no other individual who is as attuned to the needs of hard-working families as Dr. Tisa McGhee. She is a vigorous public advocate, a tireless and tenacious fighter, and one of the most selfless and caring individuals I know. There is no doubt whatsoever that she will make a great County Commissioner, and I ask all the residents of District 3 to support her candidacy.” Dr. McGhee is ready to bring a fresh perspective and leadership style to tackle the pressing issues affecting Miami- Dade County resident’s quality of lifelike, affordable housing, adequate public transportation, high paying, quality jobs for all our residents, safety and climate change. Dr. McGhee is a member of historically African-American women’s organizations like Alpha Alpha Beta Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. and she is an executive committee member of the Miami-Biscayne Bay (FL) Chapter of the Links, Inc. Dr. McGhee is a board member of both the Black Affairs Advisory Board (BAAB) and the Miami-Dade Economic Advocacy Trust (MDEAT), in which she serves to inform and address education and social justice concerns of the African American community. She most recently received the “Miami’s Most Influential and Powerful Black Professionals of 2020 Award” and the “2018 Top Educator Award” from Legacy Magazine, she was a Policy Fellow 2015-2017 with the Network for Social Work Management, and she is the Chief Executive Officer of her own consulting firm, Mc3 Consulting Inc. (Mc3). Her firm aims to improve organizational effectiveness using assessment, planning, training, and evaluation, by working with individual nonprofits, community agencies, for-profit organizations, and funders in support of the improvement of struggling communities. Dr. McGhee is a candidate for Miami-Dade County Commission - District 3 which includes the communities of Liberty City, Little Haiti, Overtown, the Upper East Side, Edgewater, Buena Vista, Allapattah, Wynwood, Venetian Causeway, and Watson Island, all located within the City of Miami; Brownsville, Military Trail Park, Biscayne Shores, and Gardens Park areas, the Village of El Portal and the Village of Miami Shores. She is the wife of Mr. Peter Thomson and the mother of two wonderful daughters – Taylor and Paige McGhee. Her grandson, Madison, is one of the main reasons she decided to run for office. Please visit her website for more. information www.tisamcghee.com
Enough is enough! Tisa McGhee in Miami with leaders & police for solutions after George Floyd death
The Circle of Brotherhood, based in Miami held a press conference in Liberty City on Friday. May 29th with police officials, several community organizations and civic advocates calling for action to keep the black community safe in South Florida and across the country. The call for action comes comes in the wake of the death of George Floyd after cellphone video of a Minneapolis Police officer kneeling on his neck surfaced, prompting riots and protests against police brutality in Minnesota and in other states throughout the country. The protests also come just one week after a woman falsely blamed two black men for kidnapping and killing her autistic son, a crime for which she was eventually accused and arrested. Marches and protests have been planned throughout Miami-Dade and Broward County for the weekend. www.tisamcghee.com
Tisa McGhee tours Miami Shores and Upper Buena Vista in District 3
Tisa McGhee, candidate for County Commission District 3 in Miami Dade County is giving you a brief look into some of the dynamic communities around Miami Dade County. In this segment we see Tisa visit Miami Shores and Upper Buena Vista.