FNM in the News

Líderes de toda la Florida se unen al ayuno que integrantes del movimiento pro inmigrante están realizando hace ya más de veinte días, con el objetivo de lograr que se vote una reforma migratoria y así ponerle fin a las deportaciones. Hace 21 días que líderes del movimiento pro inmigrante…
ORLANDO, FL –More than a dozen immigration reform advocates posted bond Wednesday morning after blocking an intersection in downtown Orlando. They were part of a nationwide effort to bring attention to lawmakers to push for immigration reform this year. About 200 advocates gathered in downtown Orlando Tuesday. The group wanted…
Immigration reform advocates are converging on downtown Orlando to send a message to House Speaker John Boehner as national immigration reform movement escalates pressure. On Tuesday, a diverse group of immigration reform advocates will hold a major rally and march in Orlando to demand Speaker John Boehner and his Republican…
FNM Executive Director Gihan Perera published the following op-ed on The Grio about the link between deportation and the continuing criminalization of communities of color. This past Saturday, at the Rock n’ Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony, Harry Belafonte delivered an inspiring call to action to save our children…
Florida New Majority Executive Director Gihan Perera on Monday told MSNBC's Thomas Roberts that the media and progressives need to keep focused on the real issues that are important to every day people. "Immigration reform is getting stuck in the house. There's been a spate of shootings in New Orleans…
New polls released Thursday by FNM in partnership with Project New America, report that over two-thirds of Florida voters support a system that provides citizenship for 11 million immigrants living in the US! Below links to the media coverage of the poll. Poll: Fla voters back pathway to citizenshipMarc Caputo, Miami…
WCTV - Tallahassee's Whitney Ray interviews FNM's Angie Nixon, as Jacksonville leaders spend the last hours of legislative session advocating that Florida protect our fundamental right to vote. ....A group of voting rights activists were leaving nothing to chance. They walked the halls and wore shirts in support of a…
On March 5, 2013, the first day of Florida's legislative session, Florida New Majority members in Miami, West Palm Beach, Jacksonville and Orlando rallied with citizens in 23 cities and towns throughout the state to fight for real election reform.
Despite all that went wrong in Florida during the 2012 elections, there were also moving displays of determination that inspired. Latino voters throughout the state made a historic showing at the polls. In response to the elimination of the last Sunday of early voting, African-American churches doubled down on their…
March 31 - Jacksonville Regional Coordinator Angie Nixon and FNM Jacksonville Fellow Devin Coleman talk with WJXT's Kent Justice on the weekly public affairs news show, This Week in Jacksonville, about the need to enshrine the fundamental right to vote into state law. The full version of the program is…
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