New Florida Majority

NewFM is building political power of marginalized constituencies in Florida, for an inclusive, equitable, and just democracy for all.

NewFM trains grassroots citizens to be leaders, mobilize communities to vote, educate the public to share our values, and inspire Floridians to take action toward their dreams. We organize people, ideas, and resources to build a powerful new vision for Florida’s new majority


Updates

FUNERAL PROCESSIONS IN FLORIDA: WE NEED #RELIEFNOTREOPEN

On Wednesday, May 27th, community members and leaders of grassroots organizations will lead funeral processions and direct actions all over Florida to honor the lives lost to COVID-19, and to hold Governor DeSantis and Trump accountable for their inaction and recklessness. Community members will demand Governor DeSantis to act immediately by expediting and expanding unemployment benefits for Floridians in need as our state faces one of the worst unemployment crises of our time, and rent relief for families who are at risk of being evicted after the Moratorium on Evictions is lifted on June 2nd. Continue >
Press Releases

New Florida Majority Executive Director Releases Statement Slamming Gov. Desantis for Comments on Florida Unemployment

"It takes a special kind of arrogance to deny thousands upon thousands of people access to support they need during a global pandemic and then turn around and blame them for your own failures. But it turns out Gov. DeSantis is just that special kind of arrogant."

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Press Releases

New Florida Majority Surveys Over 20,000 Floridians About COVID-19

Hundreds of Floridians Directly Impacted by COVID-19 Joined Virtual Statewide Assembly

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Press Releases

Racial Justice Groups Take Legal Action Against FL Governor Ron DeSantis Demanding Changes to Upcoming Elections Due to COVID-19 Pandemic

Civil Rights Organizations Renew Call for Emergency Accommodations for state’s August and November Election

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Press Releases
Broward Residents Oppose Fort Lauderdale’s Plans to Prohibit Homeless Encampments

Broward Residents Oppose Fort Lauderdale’s Plans to Prohibit Homeless Encampments

Concerned about the spread of COVID-19, residents demand that Broward County guarantee safe housing options for homeless population

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Expanding Democracy
In Spite of Global Pandemic, Florida showed the energy we need to defeat Trumpism in November
Expanding Democracy

Civil Rights Organizations File Lawsuit to Ensure Floridians Impacted by COVID-19 Can Participate in Presidential Primary Election

The plaintiffs allege the state’s failure to extend vote-by-mail deadlines, adjust early voting dates, and expand mail ballot transmission options amounts to a denial of critical voter opportunities in violation of the Fourteenth Amendment. The state’s refusal to take reasonable emergency election measures will prevent Floridians from participating in Tuesday’s Presidential Primary elections.

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Criminal Justice
BREAKING: The ‘Tammy Jackson Act’ passes State House and Senate

BREAKING: The ‘Tammy Jackson Act’ passes State House and Senate

The Tammy Jackson Act (HB 1259 and SB 852) ensures protections for pregnant incarcerated women and their babies

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Climate
Florida Grassroots Organizations Call on Legislature and Governor to Respond To Community Needs

Florida Grassroots Organizations Call on Legislature and Governor to Respond To Community Needs

Community Leaders Demand to Stop Corporate Giveaways and Instead Focus on Paid Sick Leave Florida Grassroots Organizations Call on Legislature and Governor to Respond To Community Needs Community Leaders Demand to Stop Corporate Giveaways and Instead Focus on Paid Sick Leave On Friday, a coalition of Florida grassroots organizations held a press call to demand…

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Criminal Justice
BREAKING: ‘Tammy Jackson Act’ Unanimously Passes the Florida State House

BREAKING: ‘Tammy Jackson Act’ Unanimously Passes the Florida State House

The bill ensures protections for pregnant incarcerated women and their babies

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In the Community
First-Time Voters and Returning Citizens Marched to the Polls During Early Voting in Jacksonville
Criminal Justice
BREAKING: ‘Tammy Jackson Act’ Unanimously Passes Final House Committee

BREAKING: ‘Tammy Jackson Act’ Unanimously Passes Final House Committee

The bill ensures protections for pregnant incarcerated women and their babies

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In just the last few years, our supporters have helped us stand up to the political establishment and reclaim our democracy: expanding voter registration in the wake of Hurricane Matthew, raising wages for workers in Miami, registering tens of thousands of new voters in black and brown communities, and shifting the balance of power in the Sunshine State for good.