Dwight M. Bullard

Fmr. FL State Senator

State Senator Dwight M. Bullard hails from an esteemed educator, community activist and legislator family. In 1981, Dwight moved to Miami, where he was raised in the community of Richmond Heights. After graduating high school, he continued his education at Florida A&M University where he received his B.S. in History Education. From 2000 to 2017, Sen. Bullard was a teacher at Coral Reef Senior High School and in 2008 he was sworn into office as representative of District 118 and was reelected subsequently. In 2012 Senator Bullard was elected to the Florida Senate where he served as Vice Chair of the Transportation and Agriculture committees and maintained membership on Education and several other committees. In his time in the Senate, Bullard worked to stop online bullying, bring tuition equity to aspiring citizens and raise the minimum wage. Bullard served in the Florida Senate until 2016.

In 2017, Bullard was hired as the Political Director of the New Florida Majority and recently became Senior Political Advisor of the newly formed Florida Rising. In 2019, he became President of the South Dade NAACP. Bullard now serves as the Sr. Political Advisor for Florida Rising. In this capacity, he works to bring political education and awareness to underserved and often marginalized communities. He also works to push policy to positively impact those same communities. His work now much like his previous roles looks to uplift people in a way that makes them the masters of their own destiny. He continues to amplify the voice of those often unheard.