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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 […]

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

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 […]

Florida LGBTA Democratic Caucus Endorses St. Pete Mayor Rick Kriseman and Council Member Darden Rice

The Florida LGBTA Democratic Caucus has announced their endorsement of Rick Kriseman for Mayor of St. Petersburg and Darden Rice for St. Petersburg City Council, District 4. The endorsement letters can be viewed at the following link: Rick Kriseman for Mayor of St. Petersburg Darden Rice for St. Petersburg City Council, District 4

Capital Equality Democratic Caucus Condemns President Trump’s Ban on Transgender Service Members

The Capital Equality Democratic Caucus condemns today’s announcement via Twitter by President Trump that “the United States Government will not accept or allow transgender individuals to serve in any capacity in the U.S. Military.” We applaud the strong, bipartisan condemnation from members of both sides of the aisle in Congress and from our Democratic gubernatorial […]

All Gubernatorial Candidates to Address Caucus Summer Conference

All three of Florida’s declared Democratic candidates for governor will address the Summer Conference of the Florida LGBTA Democratic Caucus in Tallahassee on Saturday, August 19. The full schedule for the conference, which runs Friday, August 18 through Sunday, August 20, will be released shortly. “The LGBTA Democratic Caucus is one of the most active […]

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