Civic engagement is an important piece of our democracy. In 2020, Miami-Dade County residents voted for several state and local representatives, judges, county commissioners, and a new mayor. The Foundation’s Our Miami: The People’s Forums were an opportunity for residents to learn more about big issues facing our county, including transportation, affordability, and climate change.
These forums were hosted before the November 3rd general election.
Moderated by WPLG Local 10’s Calvin Hughes, this forum featured runoff candidates: Steve Bovo and Daniella Levine Cava.
Residents in Key Biscayne, Coconut Grove, Coral Gables, South Miami, Pinecrest, Kendall and parts of Brickell, watch runoff candidates Cindy Lerner and Raquel Regalado during this forum moderated by PBS and The Health Network’s Olga Villaverde.
These forums were hosted before the August 18th primary election.
Moderated by Miami Herald’s Nancy Ancrum, this forum featured candidates: Monique Nicole Barley, Steve Bovo, Daniella Levine Cava, Ludmilla Domond, Alex Penelas and Xavier Suarez.
Miami Gardens and Opa-Locka residents, watch candidates Sybrina Fulton and Oliver Gilbert during this forum moderated by Miami Herald’s Nancy Ancrum.
Residents in parts of Downtown, Overtown, Allapattah, Wynwood, Liberty City, Upper East Side, Little Haiti and Miami Shores, watch candidates Brian Dennis, Keon Hardemon, Monester Lee-Kinsler, Tisa McGhee and Gepsie Metellus during this forum moderated by NBC 6’s Jawan Strader.
Residents in Downtown, Little Havana and Miami Beach, watch candidates Renier Diaz de la Portilla, Eileen Higgins and Miguel Soliman during this forum moderated by The New Tropic’s Bruce Pinchbeck.
Residents in Key Biscayne, Coconut Grove, Coral Gables, South Miami, Pinecrest, Kendall and parts of Brickell, watch candidates Cindy Lerner, Raquel Regalado and Michael Rosenberg during this forum moderated by Miami Herald’s Rick Hirsch.
Residents in parts of Kendall, Cutler Ridge, Goulds and Homestead, watch candidates Johnny Farias, Marlon Hill, Elvis Maldonado and Kionne McGhee during this forum moderated by Miami Herald’s Dave Wilson.
West Kendall and Tamiami residents, watch candidates Robert Asensio and Cristhian Mancera during this forum moderated by The New Tropic’s Bruce Pinchbeck.
Hialeah and Miami Lakes residents, watch candidates Senator René García and Adrian Jesus Jimenez during this forum moderated by NBC 6’s Jackie Nespral.