Gender Justice

Gender Justice

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 Continue >
Criminal Justice
BREAKING: ‘Tammy Jackson Act’ for Incarcerated Pregnant Women Passes First Senate Committee

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

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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Updates
20 Dreams in 2020

20 Dreams in 2020

The stakes are high for millions of Floridians in 2020. This year, we look forward to building the New Majority, more wins, more power and a more equitable and just Florida for all.

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Legislative Updates
Our Legislative Priorities for 2020

Our Legislative Priorities for 2020

The 2019 legislative session was one of the cruelest our state has seen in over a decade. While we were able to pass important bills including the Dignity for Incarcerated Women Act, the session attacked Floridians’ freedom to vote, to live without fear if they are immigrants or LGBTQ, to find affordable housing and to…

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In the News
20 Women Of Color In Politics To Watch In 2020

20 Women Of Color In Politics To Watch In 2020

Our Executive Director, Andrea Mercado, was selected to be part of She The People's list of powerful and inspiring women of color who are ready to transform the country in 2020.

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Press Releases
Momentum to Keep JEA Public Grows in Jacksonville

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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Press Releases
The New Florida Majority Endorses Elizabeth Warren for President

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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In the News

Jacksonville Residents are Crippled by Court Fines and Fees, and No One Cares

Read this op-ed from our member and Dignity Florida Steering Committee leader Sherry Oliver, about how Jacksonville residents are being affected by recent legislation, including court fines and fees and voting rights.

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Criminal Justice
Momentum for Criminal Justice Reform Grows in Florida

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

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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Climate
Community Organizations Ready to Respond After Hurricane Dorian

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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