MIAMI, FL: Today, the Miami-Dade Democratic Party and the Charlie Crist campaign announced that Lieutenant Governor candidate Karla Hernández would speak at the Miami-Dade Democrats’ 2022 Blue Gala, to be held on Friday, September 9, 2022.
As a career Miami-Dade County Public Schools teacher, award-winning Teacher of the Year, and United Teachers of Dade President, Hernández embodies the Democrats’ commitment to public education, justice in the workplace, and service of the public trust.
Robert Dempster, Chair of the Miami-Dade Democratic Party stated: “This year, more than ever, our candidates are making the positive case for defending our public schools, our students, our teachers and support staff from the needless political attacks of Gov. DeSantis and his cronies. Karla Hernández’s fighting spirit represents the best of Miami-Dade County. We couldn’t be prouder that she is joining Charlie Crist at the top of the ticket and we look forward to her rallying supporters at the Blue Gala this Friday.”
Karla Hernández, Democratic Candidate for Lieutenant Governor of Florida stated: “I have spent my adult life educating Miami-Dade County’s children and defending the rights of those who do. I am proud to stand with Charlie Crist as we take on this bully who at every turn politicizes Florida’s students and demonizes Florida’s teachers, and I cannot wait to speak to a room full of fired up Miami Democrats this Friday!”
About the 2022 Blue Gala:
The Miami-Dade Democratic Party’s annual Blue Gala celebrates the achievements of our local Democrats and serves to raise funds and gather energy ahead of the crucial 2022 midterm elections. Miami-Dade County Commissioner Eileen Higgins (District 5) and State Senator Shevrin Jones (SD-35), two of our most popular local elected officials, will co-chair the event, which will include a long list of speakers and attendees to be announced in the coming days.
The Blue Gala, including cocktails, dinner and a “Blue Bash” after party, takes place in the Miami Beach Convention Center on September 9 from 6 p.m. to midnight, and costs $350 per ticket. Admission to the “Blue Bash” only costs $75/person.
For more information about the program, tickets and sponsorship, please visit https://www.miamidadedems.org/bluegala2022
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