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Support 100% Renewable Energy Goals Bill

State legislators Sen. Lori Berman (D-BoyntonBeach) and Rep. Anna V. Eskamani (D-Orlando) have announced proposed legislation  (House Bill 283 / Senate Bill 720) to address the cause of climate change: carbon emissions. The two lawmakers filed their 100% Renewable Energy Goals Bill to transition Florida to 100% renewable energy by

Black History in Florida

Florida history is Black history. From enslaved people in bondage on Florida plantations to free Black business owners, African-Americans have built the state we enjoy today. In the late 1700s and early 1800s, they escaped from slavery to Florida’s bountiful shores, lived and fought alongside the Seminoles, and created thriving

Volunteers Make a Difference

Victory tastes sweetest when shared. This past year, countless organizations across our country worked to elect pro-environment leaders to public office. From helping people register to vote to sharing crucial vote-by-mail resources, first-time volunteers put in hours of hard work to advance voter engagement. And today, a week after President

Building Back Better Starts Today

“That is the promise to glade, the hill we climb if only we dare it, because being American is more than a pride we inherit – it’s the past we step into and how we repair it.” The Hill We Climb National youth poet laureate, Amanda Gorman  Amanda Gorman’s words

FCV Leadership Comments on January Capitol Attack

A message from Aliki Moncrief, Executive Director of Florida Conservation Voters Yesterday's siege of the U.S. Capitol was an attack on our country, our people, and our democracy. It was incited and enabled by a president who refuses to accept the reality that millions of voters chose Joe Biden and Kamala

FCV Education Fund’s Top Five Accomplishments of 2020

2020 has presented many challenges for FCV Education Fund as an organization and for each of us personally. But despite the disappointment of canceled events, being away from loved ones, and staying isolated within our limited “quaranteams” or pods, COVID-19 has given us an opportunity to adapt, persevere, and prosper

Top 10 Land Acquisitions of 2020

Over the years, Florida has saved some incredible places that improve our quality of life and make Florida a great place to live. From state and local parks to wildlife preserves, our state is a natural wonder. To continue to protect Florida, we must continuously conserve more land for future

Meet Chispa Florida

FCV is excited to announce that we are working to launch Chispa Florida, a community organizing program that builds the power of Latinx, Black , and communities of color to protect our rights to clean air and water, healthy neighborhoods, and a safe climate for generations to come. Meet the