Jacksonville Organizations Push For Signatures Deadline for Voting Restoration Ballot Initiative Draws Near

On Saturday, November 11th, volunteers canvassed Jacksonville neighborhoods, committed to gathering enough petitions that would give voters next year an opportunity to restore voting rights to the state’s more than 1.6 million felons who have completed their sentences.  Continue Reading

Faith Breakfast Launches Weekend Community Effort To Collect Petitions For Voting Restoration Ballot Measure

The Restoring Hope: Faith Breakfast helps launch a month-long initiative to energize the Jacksonville faith community around the Say Yes to Second Chanves campaign, an effort that seeks to change the state constitution to automatically restore the right to vote to those who have paid their debt to society. Continue Reading

NewFM: Communities Don’t Deserve to Live In Fear – of Each Other Nor of the Police

Jacksonville, FL —  New Florida Majority North Florida Regional Director Moné Holder released the following statement in response to the recent acquital of  police officer Jeronimo Yanez in the death of Philando Castile and shooting death of Seattle mother Charleena Lyles. It seems like not a day goes by without seeing… Continue Reading

Sen. Artiles’ Behavior Makes Him Unfit for Public Service

New Florida Majority’s North Florida Regional Director Moné Holder released the following statement on the organization’s reaction to the story of State Sen. Frank Artiles using racial slurs and other derogatory language in a private conversation with black legislators. “State Senator Frank Artiles’ racist and misogynist comments and aggressive behavior… Continue Reading