“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
While the 2021 legislative session does not officially begin until March 2, your state elected officials are now busy making decisions that affect you, your community, and your environment. Doing what’s right for our state and planet is not a partisan issue. Florida’s leaders should be doing everything they can
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
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
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
Over the decades, Florida’s wildlife, water, natural areas, and even our democracy have benefited from passionate people just like you who spoke up to protect our beautiful state. Without the energy and activism of an educated and empowered electorate, Florida would be without many of our most prized natural treasures.
As we celebrate Native American Heritage Day on Nov. 27, we acknowledge that the land that the State of Florida occupies is the rightful indigenous land of the Native Peoples of America. FCV lives, works, and plays on Muskogee/Creek, Tocobaga, Timucua, and Seminole land. This land is theirs, it is
Retiring dirty diesel buses in favor of electric school buses reduces children’s exposure to toxic diesel pollutants, reduces transportation sector greenhouse gas emissions, and helps lower fuel costs for school districts. Diesel exhaust is harmful for everyone, but children are most at risk because they breathe at a faster rate