Press Releases

NewFM Jax: The Will of the People Is the Most Important Issue At Stake In District 10

Governor Rick Scott’s appointment of Terrence Freeman undermines efforts at creating an inclusive political system, and suppresses the will of the people.

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South Florida Residents Gather This Saturday to Create Neighborhood-based Disaster Action Plans

The “2018 Serious Games" will use simulations and workshops to explore what communities can do to be more prepared for future extreme weather events.

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Livestream Video: NewFM Members Endorse Andrew Gillum for Governor

Watch our presser to learn why NewFM is putting their support behind Andrew Gillum in 2018.

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Higgins’ Victory Builds Community Power on the County Commission

NewFM: Eileen Higgins has been a passionate public servant long before the spotlight of the campaign trail.

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NewFM Endorses Andrew Gillum for Florida Governor in Democratic Primary Race

Members say Gillum is the candidate that showed a deeper understanding of the life of working class people and marginalized communities.

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SCOTUS Gets it Wrong in Husted decision

The Supreme Court’s narrow 5-4 decision is a sad setback for democracy and threatens the ability of voters to have their voices heard in our elections.

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NewFM & Allies Get Ready to Host South Florida Gubernatorial Debate

June 11th's Florida Freedom Forum will ask Democratic primary candidates for the Governor's office to answer questions about the issues that poor and working communities face every day.

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NewFM Endorses Eileen Higgins in Miami Dade County Commission District 5 Race

NewFM: Eileen Higgins is the kind of passionate public servant that every community needs.

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As Florida Governor’s & Legislative Races Heat Up, Worker Groups Release Bold Agenda to Bolster Workers’ Pay, Jobs

With a high-stakes election around the corner, groups representing Florida’s workers released a Florida Workers’ Agenda calling on the next governor and the legislature to take bold action to improve jobs, wages, and working conditions for the state’s workers. 

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NewFM: Funding Hurricane Preparedness for Many Families Has to Go Beyond a Tax Holiday

The state’s tax holiday may help lessen the tax burden for those looking to stock up on supplies ahead of the next storm, but not enough is being done to help struggling families who cannot afford to purchase these items.

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