Congressman Alcee L. Hastings (D-Miramar) will receive the Political Alliance Award from the Dolphin Democrats on Saturday, October 24, 2009. The Political Alliance Award is bestowed to an individual for his or her outstanding contributions and leadership in fostering good will between gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender (GLBT) members of the Democratic Party and the community at large.
Chartered by the Florida GLBT Democratic Caucus, the Dolphin Democrats promote the ideals of the Democratic Party, cultivate and campaign for candidates supportive of the GLBT community, and promote legislation and policies that strengthen the GLBT community.
Some other amazing honorees include: Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz, former Local 10 news anchor Charles Perez and Miami-Herald's Steve Rothaus.
A portion of the proceeds will be donated to THE SUSAN G. KOMEN FUND.