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October Membership Meeting with State Attorney Jack Campbell

The next meeting of the Capital Equality Democratic Caucus will be held on Wednesday, October 11, 2017, at 6:30pm. We’ll be continuing our discussion on DIRECT FILE, a statutory provision that allows prosecutors to choose whether a case will be heard in juvenile or adult court, and the impact this has on Florida’s youth. This […]

Fall 2017 Endorsements

St Petersburg Matters to All Pinellas! Party Oct 9th at Queen’s Head  The government of the City of St Petersburg matters to everyone in Pinellas, both because of the influence that extends beyond the City limits and because St Pete is a crucial partner to the work of the Pinellas County Commission. The progress we […]

Capital Equality Democratic Caucus Statement on Leon County Schools Handling of a Teacher Requesting to be Addressed with Gender-Neutral Title

The Capital Equality Democratic Caucus is disappointed in how Leon County Schools and Superintendent Rocky Hanna have handled the issue of a teacher’s request to be addressed by a gender-neutral title and pronouns. The school district had an opportunity to demonstrate one of their core values – compassion and respect – and failed to do […]

September Membership Meeting Cancellation

Due to the threat and expected impacts of Hurricane Irma on the Tallahassee area, the September 13th general membership meeting with guests Victor Williams and State Attorney Jack Campbell has been cancelled. We will attempt to reschedule these speakers for a future date. Hurricane Irma: Prepare and Stay Aware Recent updates have suggested that Hurricane […]

Phone Bank for Rick Kriseman for Mayor & Annette Taddeo for State Senate

This month the Florida LGBTA Democratic Caucus endorsed two candidates: Rick Kriseman for St. Petersburg Mayor Annette Taddeo for State Senate 40 We encourage Caucus members, allies and supporters across the state to help elect these candidates. Below are links where you can go to phone banking to help these strong Democrats. Annette Taddeo https://www.openvpb.com/vpb_bycode/426D22M-6353 […]

October 2017 General Membership Meeting

October 2017 General Membership Meeting   Bistro Italia at DoubleTree Westshore 4500 W Cypress St Tampa, FL  33607 Map September 13, 2017 Social & Dinner Hour:  6:00-7:00 PM  Meeting Begins at 7:00 PM Guest Speaker – Gina Leigh Duncan Gina … Continue reading

Florida LGBTA Democratic Caucus Endorses Annette Taddeo

The Florida LGBTA Democratic Caucus has announced their endorsement of Annette Taddeo for State Senate, District 40. The endorsement letters can be viewed at the following link: Annette Taddeo for State Senate, District 40

August Membership Meeting

The next meeting of the Capital Equality Democratic Caucus will be held on Wednesday, August 9, 2017, at 6:30pm. This month’s special guest is Carla Laroche, Criminal Justice Reform Law Fellow with Southern Poverty Law Center. The membership meeting will be held at Milano Pizzeria, 514 W. Tharpe Street, Tallahassee, and is open to all […]

2017 Summer Membership Meeting and Conference

The Florida LGBTA Democratic Caucus is pleased to announce plans for the 2017 Summer Membership Meeting and Conference, including the 3rd Annual Leadership Gala. This is a fantastic opportunity to meet like-minded Democrats from all over Florida, as well as elected leaders from federal, state, and local levels of government, including appearances by all three […]

RELEASE: You Could Be Next — Trump’s Anti-Gay Actions

The Florida LGBTA Caucus stands with civil rights activists in decrying the Trump administration’s latest attempts to roll back rights and protections for LGBT Americans. On the heels of announcing an unforeseen ban on transgender military personnel yesterday, the Trump administration also filed an amicus brief in a case against workplace protections for the LGBT […]

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