Press Releases

Broward Residents Oppose Fort Lauderdale’s Plans to Prohibit Homeless Encampments

Concerned about the spread of COVID-19, residents demand that Broward County guarantee safe housing options for homeless population

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Civil Rights Organizations File Lawsuit to Ensure Floridians Impacted by COVID-19 Can Participate in Presidential Primary Election

The plaintiffs allege the state’s failure to extend vote-by-mail deadlines, adjust early voting dates, and expand mail ballot transmission options amounts to a denial of critical voter opportunities in violation of the Fourteenth Amendment. The state’s refusal to take reasonable emergency election measures will prevent Floridians from participating in Tuesday’s Presidential Primary elections.

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BREAKING: The ‘Tammy Jackson Act’ passes State House and Senate

The Tammy Jackson Act (HB 1259 and SB 852) ensures protections for pregnant incarcerated women and their babies

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BREAKING: ‘Tammy Jackson Act’ Unanimously Passes the Florida State House

The bill ensures protections for pregnant incarcerated women and their babies

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First-Time Voters and Returning Citizens Marched to the Polls During Early Voting in Jacksonville

Hundreds joined the Collective Voice Partners to exercise their right to vote

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BREAKING: ‘Tammy Jackson Act’ Unanimously Passes Final House Committee

The bill ensures protections for pregnant incarcerated women and their babies

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BREAKING: ‘Tammy Jackson Act’ Unanimously Passes its Second Senate Committee

The bill ensures protections for pregnant incarcerated women and their babies

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Florida Primary: NewFM Launches Massive Voter Outreach to Support Elizabeth Warren

One month ahead of the Florida Primary, NewFM will set to reach 600,000 Latinx, Black, Haitian, young voters and women of color in Florida, to talk to them about Elizabeth Warren and her plans

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NEW REPORT: Policy Recommendations for Post-Climate Disaster Recovery in Florida

On January 28, 2020 Resilience Force and New Florida Majority unveiled their comprehensive new report, A People’s Framework for Disaster Response: Rewriting the Rules of Recovery After Climate Disasters, a groundbreaking examination of the current state of Florida’s hurricane recovery, with a particular focus on the inequities faced by the resilience workforce that support recovery…

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Formerly Incarcerated Women Lobby Legislators for Dignity for Pregnant Women in Prison

The Delegation joined Rep. Jones, Sen. Pizzo and Rep. Mercado at a press conference in support of the Tammy Jackson Act for Incarcerated Pregnant Women

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