Miamians Call on Leaders to Stand Up to Session & Trump Policies, Not Just Their Hateful Rhetoric

New Florida Majority Executive Director Andrea Mercado released the following statement ahead of Wednesdays visit of Attorney General Jeff Sessions to Miami. This weekend, a violent act of terrorism by white supremacists in Charlottesville, Virginia resulted in three tragic deaths and over nineteen injuries. Our hearts are with the people… Continue Reading

NewFM Urges Rep. Diaz-Balart to Reject Trump’s Hateful Budget 

New Florida Majority Executive Director Andrea Mercado released the following statement as near 100 people rallied outside the offices of Rep. Mario Diaz Balart to urge his rejection of President Donald Trump’s budget proposal.   “As our Members of Congress return home for the traditional August recess, it’s important that the people of Florida let them… Continue Reading

Privacy Policy

The New Florida Majority places a high priority on protecting your privacy. This privacy policy was created in order to demonstrate the New Florida Majority’s firm commitment to the privacy of our members and website users. This policy explains what types of information is collected by the New Florida Majority’s… Continue Reading

FREE Summer Feeding Program in Liberty City

This summer, NewFM’s Liberty City Chapter will provide FREE breakfast and lunch sponsored by The Department of Agriculture at Alonzo Kelly Park in Liberty City. Food will be available Monday through Friday for children under the age of 18 and adults with disabilities. Breakfast will be served from 8-9 am and lunch will be served… Continue Reading

Andrea Cristina Mercado

Andrea Mercado, Washington D.C. Women’s March (Photo: Jill Shenker / National Domestic Workers Alliance)

Andrea Cristina Mercado, is the incoming Executive Director of New Florida Majority. She is a co-founder of the National Domestic Workers Alliance where she was the Director of Campaigns for five years, overseeing campaigns that won Domestic Worker Bill of Rights legislation in 7 states, won national overtime protections for 2 million home care workers, and directed the We Belong Together campaign to highlight the impact of immigration policy on women and girls.

The daughter of immigrants from South America, Andrea has been organizing in communities of color and immigrant communities for over a decade. She was the Political Director and Lead Organizer at Mujeres Unidas y Activas (MUA), a grassroots Latina immigrant women’s organization in the San Francisco Bay Area. Previously, she lived and worked in Bahia, Brazil with Ipeterras, a sustainable agriculture project organizing against free trade agreements, and as Global Justice Organizer for the Miami Workers Center.

Andrea, a mother of two, resides in South Florida.