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Author: Aliki Moncrief

We build political power to protect our environment, protect our democracy, and create a healthy and sustainable future for everyone.

Manatees Need Clean Water Advocates

Like most Floridians, I have a soft spot for manatees. Since my childhood days exploring Biscayne Bay in Miami, there’s never been a time when I didn’t jump with excitement when I spied one of these gentle giants in our waters.  Now I live in

Celebrate Juneteenth

Juneteenth is the nationally celebrated commemoration of the ending of slavery in the United States, which is recognized as June 19, 1865–the day that enslaved people in Galveston, Texas finally received word of the Emancipation Proclamation. The day is also sometimes called “Freedom Day” or

Governor DeSantis Signs Anti-Voter Bill Into Law

FCV is appalled that Governor DeSantis would sign Senate Bill 90, a voter suppression bill, into law. Voters expect their elected lawmakers, including the Governor, to make voting more accessible for Floridians, but this bill creates barriers that will effectively silence many workers, voters of

Biden’s American Rescue Plan Will Boost Conservation Funding

Thanks to the leadership of President Biden and Congress, Florida will receive a projected $10 billion in federal Coronavirus State Fiscal Recovery Funds. In a budget press conference today, the Florida House and Senate have agreed to direct $300 million towards the Florida Forever program,