Press Releases

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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#WeDoNotConcede to Hate: Momentum Set Off in the Midterms Will Continue Until We Have a Florida for All

The people of color and progressive coalition that came together in this election have felt our power and seen our possibility, and we won’t stop until we have a state that works for all of us.

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NewFM Joins Lawsuit Seeking to Extend Voter Registration

Hurricane Michael could prevent countless voters from registering to vote. This is a fundamental right and we must ensure that all Floridians can participate.

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NewFM Endorses Sean Shaw for Florida Attorney General and Emma Collum in HD 93

The AG's office serves as the state's defense in protecting the rights of everyday Floridians. In Sean Shaw, we have someone who will take that seriously.

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NewFM Readies General Election Push

With previous elections lost by 1% or 66,000 votes, victory will be determined by the new and ignored voters who cast their ballots this year.

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