Video: Bernie Sanders and Nina Turner at WFP Gala

On September 15th, 2016, the New York Working Families Party held our 18th Annual Gala Celebration at the historic Great Hall at Cooper Union, with honorees and speakers including Senator Bernie Sanders, Nina Turner, Juan González, and Mayor Bill de Blasio.

Watch Bernie Sanders’ keynote speech here:

Watch Nina Turner’s remarks here:

Read NY1’s coverage of our gala here:

The Working Families Party had a good week. The vast majority of its candidates won during Tuesday’s legislative primaries. So officials brought in one of their favorite candidates to celebrate.

Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders headlined the party’s annual gala on Thursday night.

“You are involving tens of thousands of working people to stand up for their rights and getting them to understand that no one will do it for you, you are going to have to stand up and lead the struggle yourself,” Sanders said.

The night proved to show the party’s influence. Mayor Bill de Blasio received an award from the party and introduced the senator

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