Expanding Democracy

SCOTUS Gets it Wrong in Husted decision

The Supreme Court’s narrow 5-4 decision is a sad setback for democracy and threatens the ability of voters to have their voices heard in our elections.

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Indulge Magazine: She Came Back To South Florida To Level The Playing Field And Give A Voice To The Voiceless

NewFM Executive Director Andrea Mercado speaks to Indulge Magazine about why she came back to South Florida to take the reins of New Florida Majority and how the organization is fighting for equity and justice, especially in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma.

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NewFM’s Emancipation Week Highlights the Modern Fight for Black Freedom in Florida

NewFM: Emancipation Week is necessary to shed light on the continuing challenges America faces in combatting racism, inequity and inequality.

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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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NewFM on Scott Senate Run: Why Should Voters Reward Voter Suppression

New Florida Majority issues a statement on the annoucement that Governor Rick Scott will seek to be Florida's next U.S. Senator.

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Leaders Find a Deeper Appreciation for History & the Struggle in In Memphis

NewFM leaders joined thousands in Memphis for a series of events, speakers and performances commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Memphis sanitation workers’ strike and the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

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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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Black Women in Politics: Video Discussion Links & Resources

We had a great discussion March 21st about the role and importance of Black Women in Politics. Keep the conversation going and learn more with this resource kit.

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NewFM volunteers make their presence felt in Tallahassee

As we fight to expand democracy and move the country towards racial equity, we believe that it's really bringing together black communities, indigenous communities, progressive women and a few good men that's going to enable us to create the kind of radical transformation that we need.

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NewFM members celebrate Voting Restoration Amendment certification

NewFM staff and members credited volunteers for their tireless dedication to reach out to everyone from neighbors to strangers for signatures.

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