The president of the Miami-Dade Community College Kendall Campus spends eighteen months working for the passage of a referendum that would earmark property taxes in Dade County, Florida, to create an endowment for the college. The campaign raises hundreds of thousands of dollars, enlists hundreds of volunteers, and identifies thousands of supportive voters. Then, eight days before the election, Hurricane Andrew strikes, devastating the county. Will the campaign succeed?
Subjects: Government-Local, Taxation, Endowment Management
Setting: Public, Community College
Also available: Miami-Dade Community College (B)
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