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Chispa Florida Lauches Community Survey to Aid in Hurricane Ian Recovery

On September 28, Hurricane Ian hit the state of Florida hard, leaving our communities in dire need. Unfortunately, Hurricane Ian confirms as climate disasters increase in frequency and intensity, we must address the institutionalized discrimination that delays or denies emergency recovery aid to BIPOC communities. Days after the hurricane, we

Make a Change, Become a Poll Worker!

You’ve most likely heard of or experienced good voting experiences - and maybe some bad ones. While many factors go into your time at the polls, one of the most important and most quintessential parts of the experience is poll workers! Poll workers are a vital part of our democracy,

Hispanic Heritage Month: Why it Matters

Throughout our country’s history, Latinos and Hispanics have contributed to our land and to our quality of life. Latinos like Eugenio Maria de Hostos, Cesar Chavez, and Dolores Huerta ignited our civil rights movement promoting freedom and equality to Latinos not only here on the mainland but also around the

Celebrating conservation victories up and down the ballot!

Last night was a big election night in Florida. Primaries and local government races were on the ballot across the state, and Conservation Voters have much to be proud of.  Thanks to your help and support, we are proud to announce the following significant wins for our FCV-endorsed candidates: Congressman

Blue-Green Algae: From our plates to our poop

It’s summertime in Florida, and just because the kids are going back to school, it doesn’t mean we can’t continue to enjoy our beautiful beaches, backyard barbecues, and time spent with family. Unfortunately, along with these summertime staples, Blue-Green algae has also been rearing its ugly head. From Lake Okeechobee

Governor DeSantis has Blue-Green Algae on his hands!

Clean water is the backbone of our economy. Our sandy beaches, iconic marine, coastal wildlife, and glistening waterways have attracted hundreds of millions of tourists and new residents for over a century. But in recent years, our prized waterways have turned into a sludge factory, bringing death and destruction.  For