Press Releases

Community Organizations Ready to Respond After Hurricane Dorian

Community Centers Already Open in Miami-Dade, Broward and Duval Counties. Organizations Call for Volunteers and Donations

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New Survey: New Florida Majority’s Base Leans Towards Warren, Harris and Sanders for the Democratic Nomination

A majority women and people of color ranked candidates and issues in the organization’s first presidential survey

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SCOTUS Stands Against Discrimination But Supports Gerrymandering

Floridians have much to celebrate after the SCOTUS' decision to deny Trump’s request to add a citizenship question to the census.

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Governor DeSantis Signs Law to Terrorize Immigrant Families

Miami, FL – Today, Governor Ron DeSantis is expected to sign into law Senate Bill 168, one of the worst anti-immigrant laws in the nation after Arizona’s “show me your papers” law. The following is a statement from Andrea Mercado, Executive Director of the New Florida Majority: “When someone tells you who they are, believe…

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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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Manny Diaz and José Oliva Came For Our Families

Florida Advocates Release Ad Holding Sen. Manny Diaz Jr. and Rep. José Oliva Accountable for Legislative Session

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New Florida Majority Endorses Khurrum Wahid for City of Coral Springs Commission Seat 2

If elected, Wahid has committed to prioritize upgrading local parks to continue to provide safe and welcoming community spaces for children and families, fostering transparency in government, and cultivating economic development in Coral Springs. He also supports re-enfranchisement for returning citizens, ending mass incarceration, and immigrant rights, which are among NewFM’s core values.

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After the Midterms, Floridians Vow to Protect Their Communities, Push for 21st Century Voting Rights Act

Groups held rallies in seven counties across the state pledging to fight for a Florida for All.

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Florida Voting Rights Group Demands State Count Every Vote, Prepares to Defend a Florida for All of Us

They are saying Palm Beach and Broward numbers don’t count because of a matter of seconds. This process is so unbelievable, it couldn’t pass as fiction.

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