Gender Justice

Florida tiene una nueva ley que garantiza la dignidad de las mujeres en prisión

La ley brinda acceso a productos de higiene femenina y aumenta las protecciones para mujeres en las prisiones El viernes 7 de junio, varias semanas después de finalizada la sesión legislativa de la Florida, el gobernador Ron DeSantis finalmente firmó la Ley de Dignidad para las Mujeres en Prisión (HB 49 / SB 332), con…

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Florida Has New Law to Ensure Dignity for Incarcerated Women and Femmes

The law provides feminine hygiene products and increases protections for incarcerated women On Friday June 7th, several weeks after the Florida legislative session ended, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis finally signed into law the Dignity for Incarcerated Women Act (HB 49/SB 332), aimed at providing medically necessary products to incarcerated women and femmes, and preventing male…

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Coalition of Formerly Incarcerated Women Demands Accountability After Tammy Jackson’s Case

The Dignity Florida Coalition sends letter to Broward Sheriff’s Office and the Florida Department of Corrections demanding accountability after Tammy Ms. Jackson gave birth to her baby in isolation.

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Guest Blog: Black mamas deserve support before, during and after pregnancy

In Florida, and across the South, young parents give birth against great odds. Many pregnant people—particularly young Black mamas—are policed and shamed for their choices to have children.

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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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From Birmingham to Broward; Black Women Rise Up!

NewFM: Climate issues impact every part of our lives from the water we drink to the air that we breathe. It’s crucial to connect climate issues to everyday life.

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Miami & Jax NewFM Leaders Commemorate Women’s March Anniversary

NewFM volunteers and staff attended anniversary events in both Jacksonville and Miami, reaffirming the need for communities to support and uplift women leaders.

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A Femme Agenda, By Us and For Us

Femme Agenda, South Florida’s first Women & Femme Economic Congress, will convene here in Miami at Florida Memorial University on October 1st. NewFM is proud to partner with the Miami Workers Center in their mission to bring women and femme-identified South Floridians from all ethnicities, sectors, races, generations and causes together to set an economic…

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Hundreds of Domestic Workers Gather in Miami to Demand Bill of Rights in Florida

State Legislators Flores, Bullard and Rodriguez Commit to Support a Bill of Rights in the Florida Legislature Miami, FL – Nearly 200 domestic workers gathered on Saturday, July 23rd at Miami-Dade College’s downtown Miami campus to learn about their labor rights and what they could do to assure that more of them of respected in…

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NewFM Member Pens Miami Herald Letter on the Importance of Domestic Workers

FNM member and Miami Workers Center volunteer Carla Hansack's Letter to the Editor on the importance of domestic workers and their rights was published on July 19, ahead of the 1st Domestic Workers Assembly, which is scheduled to be held this Saturday, July 23 on Miami-Dade College Wolfson's Campus.

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