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Join us for the 5th annual 4Ward Gala and the Pa’Lante (4Ward) Awards. This year individuals will be honored who have made an outstanding contribution to grassroots organizing and engagement.
This event is an exclusive fundraiser for 4Ward Miami, Inc which promotes civic engagement in South Florida through its programming. 4Ward Miami produces the Gay8 Festival hosted by the LGBTQ community and held on Sunday, February 16 (President’s Day Weekend), and 4Ward Americas on February 14 & 15 – an LGBTI international human rights conference at the Miami Beach Convention Center during the same weekend. In addition the organization works on several different kinds of outreach and education campaigns.
Football Unites VP of Communications & Community Affairs
WLRN Social Issues Reporter
Lynn Bove (posthumously)
South Florida Activist and Event Organizer
Tickets for the 4Ward Gala are $150 per person.
Private Sponsors are welcomed at the following levels:
Date & Time:
Wednesday, February 6, 2020
6:30 PM – 9:30 PM EST
2701 South Le Jeune Road
Coral Gables, FL 33134
Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (Special presentation by Donna Shalala.)
George Neary – ToursRUs
Rita Schwartz / Micheal Rosenberg – The Pets Trust
Maria Cristina – Radio Personality
Pa’Lante Awards represent a recognition and celebration of people that have helped move the South Florida community forward. Honorees are selected based on the impact of their effort as well as the length of their service. Join us as we celebrate these local heroes in a fun-filled night with music, food and fun. “Pa’Lante” is Spanish slang, short for “para adelante,” to push or move forward.
Cecilia Gutierrez, Executive Director of Miami Children’s Initiative
Desmond Child, Musician, Songwriter, Producer
Denise Brown, Founder, RJT Foundation
Steve Adkins, President, Miami-Dade Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce
H.T. Smith, Dedicated Community Leader in the Struggle for Civil Rights
Julia Dawson, Civil Rights Trailblazer for Women and LGBT
Louis Canales, South Beach Creator and Visionary
Richard Gonzalez, Tireless Champion of LGBT Rights