Canvassing

That was my feeling after walking the streets of Broward with Sharena and Flavia, two of Florida New Majority’s canvassers who are mobilizing voters for tomorrow’s election. Almost every day during the last month, Sharena and Flavia, as well as 10 other canvassers, laced up their walking shoes and knocked…
Nation-wide, pundits and pollsters have inundated us with talk that progressives have lost the traction gained in the 2008 election, and that we’re suffering a widespread enthusiasm gap. Early last week, I went on a road trip to visit the Florida New Majority canvassing sites in the I-4 Corridor and…
My daughter, like a lot of teens, is usually sequestered in her room blogging, facebooking or texting at the speed of light. When I suggested that she should apply to a volunteer internship sponsored by Florida New Majority I was not sure if the response would be the pleading “Mom…