Press Releases

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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BREAKING: ‘Tammy Jackson Act’ for Incarcerated Pregnant Women Passes First Senate Committee

852 ensures protections for pregnant incarcerated individuals in labor in correctional facilities

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Will the 2020 Legislative Session Protect Floridians’ Freedoms or Greedy Corporations

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

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Momentum to Keep JEA Public Grows in Jacksonville

The New Florida Majority has launched a petition urging residents to oppose the privatization of the community-owned Jacksonville Electric Authority (JEA)

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The New Florida Majority Endorses Elizabeth Warren for President

Group that reached 1.5 million Florida voters in 2018 will mobilize for Warren's big structural change in Democratic Primary

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New Florida Majority to host Statewide People’s Assembly and Endorse Presidential Candidate for 2020

Over 200 NewFM members, partners and activists are expected to convene in Palm Beach to “Reclaim Democracy” and build political power ahead of 2020  Palm Beach, FL – The New Florida Majority (NewFM) will host its Statewide People’s Assembly “Reclaim Democracy”, in Palm Beach on November 23-24, 2019, to build political power that centers Florida’s…

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Momentum for Criminal Justice Reform Grows in Florida

Activist for Criminal Justice Reform, Alice Marie Johnson, joined the first ever ReformHER Symposium in South Florida to expose disparities and injustice for incarcerated women   Miami, FL – A movement seeking dignity for incarcerated women in Florida is picking up steam and gearing up for the legislative session in 2020. The New Florida Majority…

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Hundreds of Residents Served at “I Am We”: Free Community Resource Fair in Jacksonville

The New Florida Majority and partner organizations hosted a Community Resource Fair to provide access to resources and opportunities including free food, haircuts, career services, HIV testing, and legal aid  Nearly 400 Jacksonville residents attended the I Am We: Community Resource Fair at IBEW Union Hall on Saturday, September 14th. The Fair was hosted by the New Florida…

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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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