MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Local leaders participated in a bike ride Sunday meant to end vaccine hesitancy among communities of color in South Florida.

One of the participants was Miami-Dade County Mayor Daniella Levine Cava, who was joined by multiple state representatives.

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The group gathered in Overtown, and spent several hours riding through neighborhoods, including Wynwood.

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Miami-Dade Mayor Daniella Levine Cava participating in the Vax305 ride. (CBS4)

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The goal of Vax305 is to raise awareness about the benefits of the COVID-19 vaccine and educate those who might still have questions about its safety.

CBSMiami.com Team