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The Boards of Florida Conservation Voters and Florida Conservation Voters Education Fund, together with Aliki Moncrief, announce Aliki’s transition from Executive Director.

After ten years as Executive Director of Florida Conservation Voters (FCV) and Florida Conservation Voters Education Fund (FCVEF), Aliki Moncrief announced her transition out of that role at the end of 2023. We are excited for Aliki’s future and the opportunity to continue growing two organizations that have been so

Tribute to FCV Leadership

The Democracy For All team wants to take a moment to express our heartfelt gratitude to our FCV leadership. Your unwavering support and the decision to bring the Democracy For Florida program into your organization have played a pivotal role in allowing our grassroots program to thrive. Aliki, your visionary

Tribute to Youth Engagement

Democracy For Youth (DeFY) was created with the long-term goal of educating youth about civic engagement in order to increase voter participation in Florida’s democratic process.  This year, we engaged with high school, middle school, and college students. We were able to do workshops with 48 youths that participated in

DFA Hosts New Voter Workshops

In response to recent challenges faced by voters in navigating the election code to determine their voting eligibility, we teamed up with partners at Equal Ground, Vote Riders, FLIC, and Florida Restoration Rights Coalition. Together, we were able to provide a series of four voter education workshops in South Florida,

Vote By Mail Reset Engagement

Despite the challenges posed by the elections law (SB 90) passed by the Florida Legislature in 2021, which significantly reduced the validity period for vote-by-mail ballot requests, our dedicated team took swift action to empower voters across central and south Florida. Leading the charge, our organization embarked on a bilingual

Calling voters in Tampa about vote-by-mail!

On Wednesday, April 12, and Thursday, April 13, we held an organization-wide bilingual phone bank in our new Chispa office in Brandon (Hillsborough County). This was the first of many hybrid phonebanks where volunteers were able to join in person and on Zoom. The FCV Chispa team made two rounds

Equal Ground and DFA Day at the Capitol

Democracy For All Florida joined Equal Ground, the NAACP, and the Florida Panhandle Coalition for Civic Engagement on a Day At the Capitol Lobby Day.  We organized to bring over 20 community members from South Florida to share their concerns with lawmakers on key legislative issues, such as the proposal

How to Lobby 101: Speaking to your Legislators

Craft your elevator pitch. When speaking to your legislators, it’s important to go in knowing a concise way to get your point across. Before meeting, create an “elevator pitch” for your cause. Being able to explain your point in less than 90 seconds helps you solidify your message and keep

A Look into the Democracy for All Summit

DFA team members Libre and Keilah were able to participate in the Democracy Summit that took place March 13 -16 in Denver, Colorado. The Summit began with a celebration of the work that was done last year. Nationally, over 125,500 voters were registered, 300 poll workers were recruited, and 89,000