Climate

Here’s Where to Bring Hurricane Michael Relief Donations This Weekend

New Florida Majority volunteers and staff continue to work to help communities recover from Hurricane Michael. Check out these resources to pitch in.

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Important Info About Saturday’s Serious Games

If you're joining us for our Serious Games event, here's everything you need to know to get ready.

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South Florida Residents Gather This Saturday to Create Neighborhood-based Disaster Action Plans

The “2018 Serious Games" will use simulations and workshops to explore what communities can do to be more prepared for future extreme weather events.

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NewFM: Funding Hurricane Preparedness for Many Families Has to Go Beyond a Tax Holiday

The state’s tax holiday may help lessen the tax burden for those looking to stock up on supplies ahead of the next storm, but not enough is being done to help struggling families who cannot afford to purchase these items.

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Miami Herald: After shelter chaos during Irma, Miami-Dade replacing Red Cross with county workers

NewFM Executive Director Andrea Mercado was quoted in Doug Hanks' June 4th story about  Miami-Dade County's decision to have county workers run hurricane shelters instead of the Red Cross.

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Lawsuit Settlement Helps Disabled And Elderly Floridians Re-Apply For Disaster Food Assistance

The ability of our communities to successfully bounce back from disasters like Hurricane Irma depend on our most vulnerable neighbors getting the resources they need to recover.

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NewFM & Partners Host Broward Community Conversation and Legislative Debrief

NewFM: Conversations like this need to happen with more frequency so that community members can take ownership of their own destiny.

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WRLN: Community Groups Begin Work On Hurricane Plans…

WLRN covers our presser announcing a series of community resiliency meetings in Miami Dade and Broward Counties.

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Miami Organizations Announce Community Resiliency Meetings In Miami-Dade & Broward

The community meetings are just one part of a larger statewide initiative dedicated to building better resilience infrastructure within low-income neighborhoods.

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Disaster Resilence Community Meetings

Check out this list of planned community meetings in Miami-Dade and Broward Counties, and join one near you to help create disaster preparedness plans for your community.

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