Press Releases

Mayor Gimenez, You Should Blame DeSantis, Not Black Floridians

Yesterday, Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez blamed BLM protesters, in part, for the spike in COVID-19 cases. In response, Dwight Bullard, Political Director for New Florida Majority, a Miami-based grassroots racial justice and political organizing group, released the following statement

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POLITICAL ENDORSEMENT

New Florida Majority Endorses Six More Progressive Leaders Ahead of 2020 Primary Elections

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Things Are Not OK in Florida

New Florida Majority, a racial justice and political action group, released the following statement from their Political Director, Dwight Bullard, regarding Vice President Pence’s trip to Florida to meet with Gov. Ron DeSantis about the rapid increase in Coronavirus infections in the state

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We told Governor DeSantis, Florida needs #ReliefNotReopen

As Florida reaches record numbers of new Coronavirus cases, on July 1st thousands of Floridians could lose their homes while hundreds of thousands still wait for unemployment checks

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Renters & Homeowners Demand Statewide Rent & Mortgage Relief Before Moratorium Expires

On Thursday, June 25th, housing advocates from across Florida will come together less than a week before rent payments and mortgage payments are due to demand Governor Ron DeSantis act boldly to protect Floridians impacted by COVID-19 before mass evictions and foreclosures take place.

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BREAKING: Florida Has New Law to Ensure Dignity for Pregnant Incarcerated Women and their Babies

The Tammy Jackson Act ensures pregnant women are treated with respect, humanity and dignity

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#DeSantisFailedFlorida Trends on Twitter, Trump Ally Under Fire as President’s Poll Numbers Tank

The governor has repeatedly declined to take responsibility for the sharp rise in infection rates by leaning on racism to deflect blame towards migrant workers in the state.

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Climate Power 2020 Announces Florida Co-Chairs

Climate Power 2020 announced its Florida Co-Chairs, a coalition of state leaders and activists who reflect the diverse, grassroots movement needed to ensure 2020 is a defining moment for how our nation addresses the climate crisis.

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New Florida Majority Releases Statement on Unknown Whereabouts of Governor Ron DeSantis

Earlier today, New Florida Majority released the following statement from their Executive Director, Andrea Mercado, regarding the currently unknown whereabouts of Gov. Ron DeSantis

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New Florida Majority Releases Statement on Unknown Whereabouts of Governor Ron DeSantis

"Florida needs to have an honest conversation surrounding the systemic racism that permeates our criminal justice system and work to implement solutions to this issue, but you’re going to have to come out of hiding first."

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