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How to Help the Bahamas After Hurricane Dorian

RESOURCE CENTER The Bahamas has set up an online resource center that is providing updates on relief efforts. MONETARY DONATIONS American Red Cross National Association of the Bahamas Operation Helping Hands Text DORIAN to 21000 Beware of scams and fake charities. To check a charity’s status, use the Check-a-Charity tool, or call 800-HELP-FLA. DONATE SUPPLIES There […]

Capital Equality: Climate Change with Tally 100% Together

The September meeting of the Capital Equality Democratic Caucus will feature Lauren Corey of ReThink Energy Florida discussing the current environmental sustainability goals of the Tally 100% Together Coalition. This meeting of the Capital Equality Democratic Caucus will be held on Wednesday, September 11, 2019, at 6:30pm at GreenWise Market, 625 W. Gaines Street, Tallahassee, […]

Capital Equality: Voter Registration Training

Democrats all over the state and across America are working hard to increase voter registration numbers! Capital Equality is proud to host a Voter Registration Training in Leon County on Wednesday, August 14, 2019, at 6:30pm in Program Room A of the Leon County Downtown Public Library, Tallahassee. Local voting rights advocate Marty Monroe will […]

July Meeting with Mark Earley

The July meeting of the Capital Equality Democratic Caucus will feature Leon County Supervisor of Elections Mark Early as guest speaker. Supervisor Earley will be speaking about the implementation of Amendment 4 (voters rights) in Florida and the impact recent legislation has had on that process. This meeting of the Capital Equality Democratic Caucus will […]

LGBTA Dems Announce Castor, Crist, Fried as Summer Conference Speakers

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 10, 2019 U.S. REPRESENTATIVE CHARLIE CRIST, AG COMMISSIONER NIKKI FRIED & TAMPA MAYOR JANE CASTOR TO ADDRESS SUMMER CONFERENCE U.S. Representative Kathy Castor, State Rep. Jennifer Webb, FDP Executive Director Juan Penalosa, Other Elected Officials and Democratic Leaders Slated Throughout the Conference Weekend Defining and Defending Our LGBTQ Future July 19-21, […]

Commissioner Nikki Fried to Keynote Summer Leadership Dinner

US Rep. Kathy Castor, State Rep. Jennifer Webb, Other Elected Officials and Democratic Leaders Slated Throughout the Conference Weekend Defining and Defending Our LGBTQ Future  July 19-21, Tampa TAMPA – Agriculture and Consumer Services Commissioner Nikki Fried, Florida’s only statewide elected Democrat, will deliver the Florida Keynote Address at the Leadership Dinner of the Florida LGBTA Democratic […]

Democratic Presidential Debate Watch Party This Week

The first Democratic presidential debates of the 2020 election will be held this Wednesday and Thursday, June 26 and 27, in Miami, Florida! You can join fellow Democrats for a DEBATE WATCH PARTY in Tallahassee at Beef ‘O’ Brady’s, 1208 Capital Circle SE, beginning at 8:30pm on each debate night. The first group of 10 appearing […]

It’s Election Day in House District 7!

If you’re a voter in Florida’s House District 7, today is Election Day! Democrat Ryan Terrell needs your vote to win! Ryan has been endorsed by Capital Equality and the Equality Florida Action PAC. Polls are open until 7pm this evening. For more information, including polling locations, visit LeonVotes.org. Phone bankers are needed all day today to help […]

Statement of LGBTA Democrats on Trump Reelection Kickoff

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 18, 2019 Florida LGBTA Democrats Call Out President Trump’s Horrific Anti-LGBTQ Record Orlando, FL – Coming off the heels of a homophobic “Make America Straight Again” conference where an anti-LGBTQ pastor wished “every homo would die” and where event organizers prayed for violence, President Trump is kicking off his reelection campaign campaign tonight. Florida LGBTA Democratic Caucus President […]

CAUCUS STATEMENT ON PULSE ANNIVERSARY

FLORIDA LGBTA DEMOCRATIC CAUCUS  STATEMENT ON PULSE ANNIVERSARY   Florida LGBTA Democratic Caucus President Stephen Gaskill issued the following statement on the anniversary of the massacre at Pulse Nightclub: “Three years ago a man filled with hate decimated our community. His rage tore through Orlando’s LGBTQ safe space at Pulse, and left a lasting scar […]

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