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We elect lawmakers who protect our environment and healthy communities for everyone.

Voting Rights and Access are at Risk

The 2020 General Election was a remarkable year for voter participation. Despite an unprecedented public health emergency in the COVID-19 pandemic, citizens cast their votes and made their voices heard in record numbers.  Unfortunately, Governor Ron DeSantis, Senator Dennis Baxley (R-Lady Lake), and current Rep. Blaise Ingolia (R-Spring Hill) (former

Florida Women Make History

Women have been and will continue to be crucial to the conservation movement. As caretakers of the earth and our communities, we uplift the stories of those strong women who have led the charge for change. Learn about these seven Florida trailblazers! Betty Mae Tiger Jumper Betty Mae Tiger Jumper

Protect Vote By Mail

The 2020 election was the most successful in our nation’s history. Florida saw record-high turnout, including the return of vote-by-mail ballots. Despite an unprecedented public health emergency in the COVID-19 pandemic, citizens cast their votes and made their voices heard in record numbers. And no matter how you feel about

Beach Wade-Ins Inspired Civil Rights Action

Imagine your favorite beach. The crash of waves, the sound of sea oats in the wind, the warm sun on bare skin. In the late 1940s through 1960s, the beach experience was not open for all but was instead limited to only White residents and visitors. Historically, Black Floridians were