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…
Community Centers Already Open in Miami-Dade, Broward and Duval Counties. Organizations Call for Volunteers and Donations
A majority women and people of color ranked candidates and issues in the organization’s first presidential survey
Floridians have much to celebrate after the SCOTUS' decision to deny Trump’s request to add a citizenship question to the census.
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…
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…
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.
Florida Advocates Release Ad Holding Sen. Manny Diaz Jr. and Rep. José Oliva Accountable for Legislative Session
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.
Groups held rallies in seven counties across the state pledging to fight for a Florida for All.