The New Florida Majority stands in solidarity with communities around the country that are challenging generations of indignity, marginalization, and corrupt and racist power structures.
On Wednesday, May 27th, community members and leaders of grassroots organizations will lead funeral processions and direct actions all over Florida to honor the lives lost to COVID-19, and to hold Governor DeSantis and Trump accountable for their inaction and recklessness. Community members will demand Governor DeSantis to act immediately by expediting and expanding unemployment benefits for Floridians in need as our state faces one of the worst unemployment crises of our time, and rent relief for families who are at risk of being evicted after the Moratorium on Evictions is lifted on June 2nd.
Community organizations call on the Florida Legislature to investigate Governor DeSantis’ responses to the COVID-19 pandemic
"It takes a special kind of arrogance to deny thousands upon thousands of people access to support they need during a global pandemic and then turn around and blame them for your own failures. But it turns out Gov. DeSantis is just that special kind of arrogant."
Hundreds of Floridians Directly Impacted by COVID-19 Joined Virtual Statewide Assembly
Civil Rights Organizations Renew Call for Emergency Accommodations for state’s August and November Election
Concerned about the spread of COVID-19, residents demand that Broward County guarantee safe housing options for homeless population
The presidential primary election in Florida is giving us hope.
The plaintiffs allege the state’s failure to extend vote-by-mail deadlines, adjust early voting dates, and expand mail ballot transmission options amounts to a denial of critical voter opportunities in violation of the Fourteenth Amendment. The state’s refusal to take reasonable emergency election measures will prevent Floridians from participating in Tuesday’s Presidential Primary elections.
The Tammy Jackson Act (HB 1259 and SB 852) ensures protections for pregnant incarcerated women and their babies