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History was made in the Latino environmentalist community in Florida

Over one hundred Latinos participated in a historic Latino Lobby Day in Tallahassee on Wednesday, January 26, 2022 to advocate for Florida’s environment. The results of the Chispa Florida community survey validated the concern Hispanics feel about climate change. With this information, Chispa Florida brought together 115 Floridians, senators, and

That’s A Wrap -FCV Top Wins of 2021

This past year, with the support of members like you, FCV achieved some truly incredible things. Read about some of the top wins of 2021 below. 2021 Briefing Book We worked with 24 organizations to publish and distribute our Briefing Book, providing Florida lawmakers with a concise understanding of Florida’s

Chispa Florida Hires Four New Organizers in Orlando, Tampa

Bethzaida Patterson Bethzaida Patterson is one of FCV’s Chispa Florida’s new community organizers for the Tampa Bay area. Bethzaida was born and raised in the city of Bayamon, Puerto Rico. Since an early age she has been involved in grassroots advocacy through organizations such as the League of United Latin

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