852 ensures protections for pregnant incarcerated individuals in labor in correctional facilities
Community Groups Discuss Florida’s Legislative Priorities that Protect Floridian’s Freedoms like Driving Without Fear, Affordable Homes, Dignity for Incarcerated Women and Access to Abortions, among others
The 2019 legislative session was one of the cruelest our state has seen in over a decade. While we were able to pass important bills including the Dignity for Incarcerated Women Act, the session attacked Floridians’ freedom to vote, to live without fear if they are immigrants or LGBTQ, to find affordable housing and to…
Florida Advocates Release Ad Holding Sen. Manny Diaz Jr. and Rep. José Oliva Accountable for Legislative Session
Safety isn’t secured by law enforcement alone, but by creating an environment where all community residents, young and old, can learn and reach their full potential without the threat of force.
NewFM staff and members credited volunteers for their tireless dedication to reach out to everyone from neighbors to strangers for signatures.
With the help of a committed grassroots effort, Floridians across the Sunshine State signed and submitted more than 1.1 million petitions and put the Second Chances Voting Restoration Amendment on the November ballot.
NewFM: "This victory will ensure that the park's integrity, ambiance, and accessibility will be preserved in the years to come."
Community pressure and a class action lawsuit filed by a number of organizations, including New Florida Majority, has led the USDA to allow Florida officials to administer telephone interviews for individuals with disabilities who are seeking post-Hurricane Irma disaster relief.
On Saturday, November 11th, volunteers canvassed Jacksonville neighborhoods, committed to gathering enough petitions that would give voters next year an opportunity to restore voting rights to the state's more than 1.6 million felons who have completed their sentences.