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How Diverse Communities are Changing the Sunshine State

Feb 24 @ 12:00 pm-1:00 pm

Florida has long been a state with a nuanced and complex political landscape, and the most recent elections underscore its contradictions. In 2018, voters elected a Republican governor and senator, while enfranchising voters with felony records. In 2020, voters increased the state’s minimum wage to $15 an hour, while giving the state to Trump. With an active base of community organizers who are mobilizing a coalition of diverse voters, the future of Florida may soon look very different. Join us for a conversation with leaders on the ground mobilizing the future of Florida’s electorate.

Panel discussion featuring:

  • Marquis McKenzie, Central Florida Regional Organizer for the Florida Rights Restoration Coalition
  • Roni Bennett, Executive Director of South Florida People of Color
  • Andrea Mercado, Executive Director of New Florida Majority
  • Reina Saco, City Commissioner of Gainesville, Florida

Please join us for a conversation with leaders on the ground mobilizing the voters who will represent Florida’s future electorate.