To create a more small-business friendly regulatory enforcement environment between federal agencies and small businesses, the US Congress has directed the Small Business Advisory (SBA) and the National Ombudsman to hold Regulatory Enforcement Fairness hearings. Concerns and complaints aired at hearing will be forwarded to high-level federal officials for review and response. Registration 8:30 a.m. - 9 a.m.; hearing 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. Miami-Dade Community College Wolfson campus - ETCOTA Auditorium, room 718, 500 NE Second Ave., Miami.
Miami-Dade discusses the economic health of their agricultural industry and future of remaining rural lands during the planning session with citizens, designers and media through Dec. 10. Discussion and drawing session, 1 p.m. - 6 p.m. Dec. 7; review session 5 p.m. - 6 p.m. Dec. 8; final presentation, 5 p.m. - 7 p.m. Dec. 9. Miami-Dade Agriculture Center, 18710 SW 288 St., Homestead. Details: (305) 375-2835.
"Dominican Dual Nationality: Implications for Politics, Community and Identity", discussion topic during the one-day symposium sponsored by The North-South Center, CUNY-Dominican Studies Institute and the Dominican American National Roundtable. Featuring representatives of the Dominican government, members of academia from both the U.S. and the D.R. and leading community activists. 8:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. at the University of Miami - John J. Koubek Memorial Center, conference room K-7, 2705 SW Third St., Miami. RSVP: (305) 284-8921.
LAW UNIT MEETING
South-Dade Parliamentary Law Unit will meet present the topic "How to Get the Story Out Before Others Have a Chance to Undermine", presented by Mary Scull Brown. 9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. at the Central Christian Church, 222 Menores, Coral Gables. Free, guests are welcomed. Details: (305) 446-6158.