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Nov 4, 2018

Soul to the Polls Update

November 4, 2018

  • Noon staff arrives at the African Heritage Cultural Arts Center 6161 NW 22nd AVE
    o Setup begins
    o DJ Setup to begin at 1pm
  • 12:45 PM sound check
  • 1:00 PM Music begins
  • 1:15 PM Pre-Rally
  • 1:25 PM Rally Begins
    o Rev. Carl Johnson, 93rd Street Community Baptist Church Opening Prayer
  • 1:27 PM Master of Ceremony-Fedrick Ingram, Florida Education Association
    o 1:30 PM Dr. Dorthy Bendgross-Mininghall, 2nd District School Board member
    o 1:35 PM Karla Hernandez Matz, UTD President
    o 1:40 PM Miami President Flora Jackson Holmes, Delta Sigma Theta
    o 1:45 PM J. David Cox, National President AFGE (Give the Charge to March)
  • 2:00 PM March Begins to Caleb Auditorium—5400 N.W 22nd Ave.
    o Melanie Campbell, NCBCP Karla Hernandez Mats, UTD, Randi Weingarten, AFT, J. David Cox, AFGE will be Marshall of the Souls to the Polls event (John Ragin Head Marshall)
  • 2:10 PM Souls to the Polls walk begins
  • 2:33 PM Arrival to Caleb Auditorium Center--5400 N.W 22nd Ave.
  • 2:35 PM 93rd Street Male Chorus
  • 2:35 PM all Dignitaries to be usher inside for event
  • 2:43 PM to Reconvene Master of Ceremony-Fredrick Ingram, President Teachers Association
  • 2:48 PM Congresswoman Frederica Wilson
  • 3:00 PM Commissioner Audrey M Edmondson, Miami-Dade County (Member of DELTA SIGMA THETA)
  • 3:03 PM Ladies of Delta Sigma Theta Performances
  • 3:07 PM Mayor Francis Suarez, City of Miami
  • 3:11 PM Jeffery Mitchell, AFL-CIO President
  • 3:15 PM Melanie Campbell, NCBCP
  • 3:20 PM State Rep. James Bush, District 109
  • 3:23 PM Hakuna Matata, Spoken Word Performance
  • 3:25 PM Randi Weingarten, International AFT President
  • 3:35 PM Commissioner Keon Hardeman, District 5 City of Miami
  • 3:40 PM Rev. Robert Jackson, St. Paul AME Charge to VOTE
  • 4:00 PM Benediction
Karla Hernandez-Mats

Karla Hernandez-Mats

President of United Teachers of Dade

J. David Cox

J. David Cox

National President of AFGE

Randi Weingarten

Randi Weingarten

AFT International President

Fedrick Ingram

Fedrick Ingram

Florida Education Association

Audrey M. Edmonson

Audrey M. Edmonson

Miami-Dade Commissioner District 3

Congresswoman Frederica Wilson

Congresswoman Frederica Wilson

Florida's 24th District

Jeffery Mitchell

Jeffery Mitchell

AFL-CIO President

State Rep. James Bush III

State Rep. James Bush III

House District 109

Commissioner Keon Hardemon

Commissioner Keon Hardemon

District 5 City of Miami

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