On November 7th, 2017, the City of Miami will elect a new mayor and three new city commissioners. During the early voting period (October 28th-November 5th), New Florida Majority will host parties in Little Havana, Liberty City and Little Haiti, urging residents to vote early and participate in electing their new leaders.

These 3 parties sponsored by Joy of Voting will feature food and fun with music provided by local DJ’s. As we did last year, we’re putting the fun back in voting and engaging with voters in their communities. Check out our party schedule below and RSVP for a party near you.

Little Havana Party – Thursday, November 2nd
Domino Park
SW 8th St & SW 15th Ave, Miami, FL
12 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Featuring the musical talents of: 

Singer Luis David Sierra is a Colombian singer of Salsa and other traditional Latin American music. He performs regularly in the country and has been engaged since late 2016 at events in central and south Florida venues. At the moment he is engaged in a South Florida shared residency at various clubs, particularly Melodias in Sunrise.
DJ Emerson Sierra is a rising Colombian DJ and producer who comes from a musical family with a focus on Salsa, Bachata, Merengue and other musical genres such as Cuban based traditional drumming music. A household in the south Florida Latinx club scene he can be reached at his current stay in Congas Night Club & Taberna in Plantation.

Liberty City Party – Saturday, November 4th
Alonzo Kelly Park
1455 NW 67th St, Miami, FL
12 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Featuring the musical talents of: 

DJ/producer Jumpp Jiggi: Born and raised in Miami, Jumpp Jiggi is a survivor of police brutality and mass incarceration. It’s an experience that completely changed his outlook on life. After serving a few years in prison, he decided to dedicate his life to music and the youth in his community. He graduated from Full Sail University with a degree in music business and production, and he volunteers his time mentoring young men in the neighborhoods where he grew up.

Rapper Luh Muh is a 17 year-old up-and-coming rapper from the legendary Pork and Bean projects. His father was a leader of the Liberty City riots back in the 80’s. Unknown assailants assassinated him in the 90’s, but on streets of Liberty City his name lives on to this day. Luh Muh uses his music to escape the harsh realities of inner city life and hopes that others in his situation might do same.

Rapper and singer/songwriter  Sekajipo ForThePeople: Born in Monrovia, Liberia, Sekajipo moved to Miami after high school and has been a part of the Movement for Black Lives ever since. He’s been an active member of Dream Defenders for several years and works with a musical collective of DJs, rappers, and dancers who mentor young people using the art of hip hop.

Little Haiti Party – Sunday, November 5th
Little Haiti Park
6301 NE 2nd Avenue, Miami, FL
12 p.m. to 4 p.m.