Climate

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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NewFM Kicks off ‘Movement Mondays’ Social Gatherings

New Florida Majority's Movement Monday social gathering hopes to provide a well-needed space for relaxation and fun, especially among those who work in social justice organizations and other service-oriented non-profits.

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Dania Beach Residents Look to Question FPL at Tuesday Commission Meeting

NewFM: Community input is an important part of maintaining a just democracy. People don’t only want lower energy costs, they want a say in how those energy decisions get made.

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PSC Decision on Dania Beach Plant Ignores the Will of the People

We join with community residents in demanding that FPL and local government officials participate in a public meeting to answer to the communities they represent. It’s a question of respect.

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Community Meeting To Discusses the Expansion of a Local FPL Fracked Gas Burning Plant

Join NewFM and Dania Beach community leaders on Tuesday, February 13, 2018, to discuss the expansion of a fracked gas plant.

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