2018 Florida Young Democrats Convention Program

05.18.18
Prohibition Restaurant & Speakeasy, Midtown Miami
6:00 PM - 7:30 PMWelcome Reception

Rep. Shevrin Jones | Eileen Higgins | Terrie Rizzo, FDP Chair
05.19.18
Donna E. Shalala Student Center at the University of Miami
9:00 AM - 9:30 AMWelcome & Greetings
9:30 AM - 11:00 AMForum Featuring the Congressional District 27 Democratic Candidates
Rep. David Richardson | Commissioner Kristen Rosen Gonzalez | Matt Haggman | Michael Hepburn | Donna Shalala
Hosted by Steve Simeonidis, VP Miami-Dade Young Democrats
11:00 AM - 11:15 AMMorning Break
11:15 AM - 12:15 PMProgressive Partners Panel
Tomas Kennedy, FLIC | Dwight Bullard, New Florida Majority | Racquell Perry, Esq, Keys to Independence | Carrie Feit, Women's March Miami
Hosted by Sanjay Patel, Democrat for Congress
12:30 PM - 1:00 PMPrivilege Walk
1:00 PM - 2:00 PMIdentity & Democracy
Kristellys Estangas | Phil Jerez | Francesca Menes | Robert Julien
2:00 PM - 3:00 PMLabor Fireside Chat
Karla Hernandez-Mats, UTD | Eric Brakken, SEIU
3:00 PM - 3:15 PMAfternoon Break
3:15 PM - 4:15 PMBreakout Session 1A: So You Want to Run For Office?
Commissioner Rich Dally | Josh Simmons | Dotie Joseph | Andrew Dolberg | Cedric McMinn
Breakout Session 1B: Florida Civics 101
Dr. Susan McManus, USF
4:15 PM - 4:30 PMBreak
4:30 PM - 5:30 PMBreakout Session 2A: Organizing Best Practices
Jasmen Rogers, Miami Workers' Center | Justin Klecha, SAVE | Lili Bach, SEIU | Charo Valero, NLIRH
Breakout Session 2B: Intersectional Education Policy
Hosted by the Miami-Dade Teen Dems
6:00 PM - 7:00 PMReception
7:00 PM - 9:00 PMAwards Dinner
Mayor Randall Woodfin, Birmingham, Alabama | Rep. Al Jacquet | Mary Barzee-Flores
05.20.18
Campaign Headquarters of Philip Levine for Governor in Wynwood, Miami
10:00 AM - 11:00 AMBusiness Meeting
11:00 AMFarewell Brunch
Mayor Philip Levine