Little Hait Residents Demand Someone to #TurntheLightsOn

Seniors, low income people, communities of color and other residents affected by Hurricane Irma, volunteers with the Community Emergency Operations Center and Florida grassroots organizations will hold apress conference Friday at 2 p.m. describe current post-Irma conditions and to demand that more be done to restore power, alleviate dangerous heating conditions, provide greater access to fresh food and water and ensure that people are not pushed from their homes and neighborhoods in the wake of recovery efforts. 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