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Little Haiti Soccer Park

Chairman Hardemon and his daughter play at the Little Haiti Soccer Park Groundbreaking Ceremony. This project will provide $1.8 million of improvements for the field, giving the children the best grass in the world.

Dorsey Memorial Library

After over 50 years of vacancy, the ground was broken to revive the Historic Dorsey Memorial Library. This restoration project will include a library with a reading room, computer lab, restrooms and an open garden in the outside area.

3.	Wagner Creek

Wagner Creek and the Seybold Canal were named the dirtiest waterways in the State of Florida. This groundbreaking initiated a project to clean these waterways and make them safe for residents.

Adidas Maker Lab

Thanks to a $300,000.00 grant from Adidas, The Samuel K. Johnson Youth Center is now home to manufacturing and design equipment. The Adidas Makers Lab will provide our youth with the opportunity to ignite their creativity. They will be able to create and wear their own designs. Adidas also provided brand new uniforms to The Liberty City Warrior football team and cheerleaders.

Veteran’s Day

Mayor Suarez and School Board Member Bendross-Mindingall join Chairman Hardemon as he celebrated veterans in the community for their service. Veterans were honored with a special breakfast.

Athalie Range

Children laugh and play on the brand new state of the art equipment at Athalie Range Park, featuring a tire swing and bright blue turf.


Charles Hadley Park welcomed a newly renovated baseball field with Major League Baseball and the Miami Marlins. Chairman Hardemon shares the game opening pitch with Liberty City Optimist baseball player.

North Bay Vista Park

Chairman Hardemon tests out the new playground equipment at North Bay Vista Park with Chief of Staff, James McQueen. Our parks are a pivotal resource for children and adults alike.

MLK Wheels to Work

Chairman Hardemon celebrated the third installment of the MLK Wheels to Work program with the Martin Luther King Economic Development Center (MLKEDC). Six individuals were surprised with their very own cars as a part of the anti-poverty program. Within the program, the new car recipients will attend workshops on financial literacy, life skills, and vehicle maintenance.

Charles Hadley Marquee

Chairman Hardemon joins city officials and residents to break ground for the new marquee at Charles Hadley Park. The marquee will share vital information and encourage the community to participate in activities at the park.

Commissioner Keon Hardemon

Keon Hardemon

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Commissioner Keon Hardemon
Commissioner Hardemon

Commissioner Keon Hardemon was born in Miami, Florida where his family stressed to him the core values that remain true to him today: the importance of education, integrity, and service to the community. His first home was in the James E. Scott Public Housing Development in the Liberty City area of Miami-Dade County. He was raised in Liberty City neighborhood and is the epitome of the idiom that "It takes a village to raise a child". As a product of the Miami-Dade County Public Schools System, he graduated Charles R. Drew Elementary School, Charles R. Drew Middle School, and Miami Northwestern Senior High School.

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