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Celebrate Juneteenth

Juneteenth is the nationally celebrated commemoration of the ending of slavery in the United States, which is recognized as June 19, 1865–the day that enslaved people in Galveston, Texas finally received word of the Emancipation Proclamation. The day is also sometimes called “Freedom Day” or “Emancipation Day.” In Florida, enslaved

Clean Electric Bus Upgrades For Schools Across Florida

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

Juneteenth Announcement 2020

Join the #SixNineteen weekend of action

Juneteenth is the nationally celebrated commemoration of the ending of slavery in the United States, which is recognized as June 19, 1865 – the day that enslaved people in Galveston, Texas finally received word of the Emancipation Proclamation. The day is also sometimes called “Freedom Day” or “Emancipation Day.”  

Black Lives Matter

We at Florida Conservation Voters and FCV Education Fund are appalled by the murders of Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, George Floyd, Tony McDade, and countless other Black lives. The racial violence and protests over the last few weeks have shined a spotlight on the structural racism and white supremacy that