Meeting starts at 7:00pm
Harold Pryor, Broward County State Attorney
Wilton Manors, FL 33305
LET’S GET LOUD!
It’s almost here — the 2021 Summer Conference of the Florida LGBTQ+ Democratic Caucus! We’re thrilled to announce five exciting speakers with more to come: gubernatorial candidates Congressman Charlie Crist and Commissioner of Agriculture and Consumer Services Nikki Fried, Miami-Dade Mayor Daniella Levine Cava, State Senator Annette Taddeo, and Fort Lauderdale Mayor Dean Trantalis!
Invited guests for the weekend include Rep. Frederica Wilson, State Senator Shevrin Jones, Consul General of Mexico Jonathan Chait Auerbach, US Drug Czar Nominee Dr. Rahul Gupta, Florida Democratic Party Chair Manny Diaz and Executive Director Marcus Dixon, and many, many more elected officials, candidates and issues experts.
This year’s Summer Conference at the Hilton Miami Downtown is a spacious venue to allow for ample social distancing with COVID-19 protocols in place during all portions of the programming.
Panel discussion on the 40th anniversary of the discovery of HIV/AIDS
Dr. Howard Grossman, Clinical Affiliate Assistant Professor, Florida Atlantic University
Dr. Requel Lopes, Executive Director, World AIDS Museum
Jose Szapocznik PhD, Professor, University of Miami
How South Florida’s LGBTQ Cities Work Together
Fort Lauderdale Mayor Dean Trantalis
Miami Beach Commissioner Michael Gongora
North Miami Councilman Scott Galvin
The Growing Right-Wing Assault On Our School Boards
Miami-Dade School Board Member Lucia Baez-Geller
Broward School Board Member Sarah Leonardi
Joe Saunders, Political Director, Equality Florida
Bill McKay, Vice President, Space Coast LGBTA Democratic Caucus
The Trans Community Under Fire
Jason Starr, Litigation Director, HRC
Daniel Tilley, ACLU (invited)
Nathan Bruemmer, Caucus Legislative Director
Carvelle Estriplet, Caucus Deputy Director, Region 8
Workshop on Unconscious Bias
Caucus Diversity and Inclusion Committee
Mary Ann Shea, Director
FDP’s Plan for Winning Florida
Marcus Dixon, FDP Executive Director
Christian Ulvert, Senate Victory
Building the Bench
Jasmen Rogers Shaw, Folding Chair Consulting
**speaker list in development
We’ll release updated program information as it becomes available. We’ll also have a virtual component if you are unable to attend in person but still want to participate.
Our Membership Meeting will start at 3:30pm. There is no charge for the Membership Meeting but please register below whether you are attending in person or virtually.
Let’s Get Loud!
2021 Summer Conference
Florida LGBTQ+ Democratic Caucus
August 6-8, 2021
Hilton Miami Downtown
1601 Biscayne Blvd.
Miami FL 33132
Friday, August 6
Registration** and Check-in
Saturday, August 7
Registration** and Check-in
Continental Breakfast and Speaker
Lunch and Keynote Speaker
Caucus Membership Meeting (separate registration)
Evening Cocktail Reception (separate ticket) featuring gubernatorial candidates Congressman Charlie Crist and Commissioner of Agriculture and Consumer Services Nikki Fried
Sunday, August 8
Farewell Brunch (separate ticket)
**Conference Registration includes the Welcome Reception on Friday, and Continental Breakfast and Lunch on Saturday.
Please be aware of separate registrations for each event, including the Membership Meeting!
Registration is $35
Click here to register for in person or virtual participation.
Evening Cocktail Reception tickets are $150
Click here to purchase your Evening Cocktail Reception ticket(s).
Sunday Brunch tickets are $35
Click here to purchase your Sunday Brunch ticket(s).
We have a hotel block at the Hilton Miami Downtown with a special rate of $179 plus tax per night. Our room block is first come, first served and is available at our special rate of $159/night through July 16.
Click here to reserve your hotel room(s).
Sponsorship Opportunities are available to put your organization in front of LGBTQ+ leaders from across Florida
Click here to review and reserve a sponsorship.
We’re gearing up to flip Florida blue, and we need your help! Join us in Miami and Let’s Get Loud!
*All registration fees and tickets are non-refundable.
Join us at the July Membership Mixer
Friday, July 23, 2021
5:30pm – 8:00pm
Cyth & Co
3446 NE 12th Ave. Oakland Park, FL 33334
ALL 2021 Members will get ONE free drink on us.
We will be collecting school supplies to benefit Rickards Middle School
Suggested Items: Pencils, Pens, Highlighters, Crayons, Markers, Colored Pencils, Composition Notebooks, Loose Leaf Notebook Paper, Folders, Glue, Student Scissors, backpacks, scientific calculators, mini dry erase boards, dry erase markers.
Join us on Saturday, June 19, 2021 as we march in the Wilton Manors Stonewall Pride. If you want to be part of the Dolphin Democrats group please sign up HERE
Line up for the Dolphin Democrats start at 6:00pm at the Fort Lauderdale High School. The parade will start promptly at 7:00pm.
We encourage all Dolphin Democrats participants to wear pride light attire and comfortable shoes. T-shirts from political campaigns or other organizations are not allowed. If you would like to support the Dolphin Democrats you can purchase a t-shirt by clicking HERE – We can ship your t-shirt or we can bring it to the event for pick up.
For official guidelines, maps and other info from the organizers, please click on this link. Parade Participant Guidelines
We hope you can join us. HAPPY PRIDE
Lollipop QR Code 2021 Pride Info Sheet
After 15 months of meeting via Zoom, we are ready for our first in-person Membership Mixer.
Friday, June 25, 2021
5:30pm – 8:30pm
3580 NE 12th Ave
Oakland Park, FL 33334
All members will get one free drink provided by our sponsors: Florida Probate Law Firm, Lorenzo Robertson and Oakland Park Commissioner Mitch Rosenwald.
to RSVP, use THIS LINK
We look forward to seeing you there.
Join us at the Annual Membership Meeting on Wednesday, February 10, 2021 at 6:30pm. We will be electing members to the Board of Directors.
We will also be endorsing candidates to Commissioner seats from Coconut Creek, Deerfield Beach and Miramar.
Meeting Starts at 7:00pm
November Membership Meeting & Star Awards Ceremony
Join us on Wednesday, December 9, 2020 at 7:00pm Via Zoom as we recognize members who did an outstanding job in 2020 Election Cycle.
Zoom link has been emailed to all members.
Join us for “Pride to the Polls” Car Parade, and Vote With Us
Saturday, October 24, 2020
Line Up Starts at 10:30am
The Sanctuary Church FLL
1400 N. Federal Hwy., Ft. Lauderdale
Decorate your car with Biden/Harris,
Campaigns with LGBTQ Flags and/or Signs
Parade will end at:
Woman’s Club of Wilton Manors
600 NE 21st, Ct. Wilton Manors,
The Biden-Harris Campaign will have a DJ & a Food Truck
waiting for us at Hagen Park
Click here for: Pride to the Polls Route