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January 12, 2017

Floridians Urge Senator Rubio to Oppose Trump’s Nomination of Big Oil Executive Rex Tillerson for Secretary of State

History of Putting Exxon Profits Ahead of America’s National Security Disqualifies Tillerson for Top Diplomatic Post Miami, FL – For Our Future today joined the calls on Senator Marco Rubio to reject President Elect Donald Trump’s nomination of former Exxon Mobil CEO Rex Tillerson for Secretary of State over his record of spreading climate denial […]

November 7, 2016

MEMO: Getting Sporadic Voters to the Polls

MEMO To: Interested Members of the Media From: Ashley Walker, For Our Future Re: Getting Sporadic Voters to the Polls Date: November 7, 2016 On the eve of Election Day, Florida sits in uncharted electoral waters thanks to the record-breaking number of votes already cast during the vote-by-mail and early vote period. These turnout increases […]

November 6, 2016

Souls to the Polls Across Florida Drive Turnout on Last Day of Early Vote

Fifteen Events Featuring Family Fun for Patriotic Duty Plantation – Thousands of congregants from dozens of faith organizations joined together today to celebrate the progress our country had made and ensure their community has a say in our future. At 15 Souls to the Polls events across the state, family fun, speeches and marches, among […]

November 3, 2016

Wildly Different Voices, Same Message: Vote NO On 1

The breadth of the opposition to the anti-solar Amendment 1 was displayed in 12 cities across the state when Tea Party and Libertarian voters joined forces with solar industry representatives, religious leaders, consumer advocates, and environmentalists to send a clear message to the public: Vote No on anti-solar Amendment 1. In Ft. Myers, Gainesville, Hollywood, […]

November 3, 2016

Central Florida Community Leaders Unite to Call Out John Mica on his Anti-Working Family and Trump Supporting Agenda

ORLANDO, FL – A group of community leaders from Central Florida held a press conference today in Winter Park to call out Congressman John Mica for his anti-working families and Trump supporting agenda with declarations and proof that Mica is out of touch values and his disastrous voting record does not align with the values […]

November 2, 2016

Tampa Elected and Hispanic Leaders Unite; These ‘Bad Hombres’ Are Going To Vote!

Hispanic Community Leaders Call Out Trump for his Bigoted Rhetoric; Encourage Tampa Bay Latinos to Get Out The Vote Tampa, Fla – This afternoon, elected and community leaders called out Donald Trump’s bigoted and divisive rhetoric and policies at a local business in Tampa’s Ybor City, a community founded by immigrants. Hard-working people and families […]

November 2, 2016

Miami-Dade Elected and Female Leaders to Trump: These Nasty Women Are Voting for Hillary

Female Leaders Rebuke Trump’s Remarks; Encourage Women to Get Out The Vote Miami, FL – Miami-Dade female elected and leaders called out Donald Trump’s sexist, racist and divisive comments in a press conference today organized by For Florida’s Future. The spokeswomen emphasized the importance of having conquered women’s right to vote and female representation in […]

November 2, 2016

Palm Beach Leaders United To Ensure Progressive Successor For Patrick Murphy’s House Seat

Speakers called Randy Perkins the clear choice for Palm Beach county residents West Palm Beach, FL – This Wednesday, community activists, legislators and labor leaders held a press conference outside incumbent Congressman Patrick Murphy’s district office in Palm Beach Gardens to discuss Republican candidate Brian Mast’s record of dishonesty and steadfast allegiance to Donald Trump […]

October 31, 2016

Florida College Students Embrace Halloween Festivities For “Don’t Boo! Vote” Shuttle Events To Polling Places

Campus activists declare that there’s nothing scarier this Halloween than Trump as President Plantation, FL – Today students at universities across Florida kicked off the second and final week of early voting Halloween-style by adapting one of President Obama’s favorite lines “Don’t boo, vote!”. Students urged their fellow classmates to get to the polls and […]

October 30, 2016

Labor and Immigrant Groups Host “Trump Is Scary” Halloween Block Party to Encourage and Entertain Early Voters

Costume parade reminds voters ‘How scary a Donald Trump Presidency would be’ Miami, FL — This Sunday, October 30, labor and immigration groups celebrated the first weekend of early voting by hosting a ‘Trump Is Scary’ Halloween parade and block party. More than 200 activists dressed in costumes alluding to the terrifying prospect of a Trump […]

October 25, 2016

For Florida’s Future Launches Get Out The Vote Digital Campaign

Digital and social media ads will support the direct mail, canvassing and other programs focused on turning out the vote through Vote by Mail, Early Vote and on Election Day. Plantation, FL – Today, as more than 1.6 million voters have already cast their ballot, For Florida’s Future is launching an aggressive and comprehensive digital […]

October 25, 2016

Elected and Community Leaders Call on David Jolly to Stand up for Working Families and Seniors

Activists Remind Pinellas County Voters that Charlie Crist Stands with the People While David Jolly Stands with Special Interests St. Petersburg, Fl. – Community leaders, joined by state Representative Dwight Dudley, gathered across from Duke Energy’s downtown St. Petersburg building today to call out Congressman David Jolly for his failure to stand up for working […]

October 24, 2016

Campus Events Launch Start of Early Vote Shuttle Program

“Shuttle Together, Stronger Together” Help Students at Nine Campuses Early Vote By Signing Up At www.forflfuture.org/shuttletogether Plantation, FL – Today, at nine campuses across the state, For Florida’s Future kicked off the critical Early Vote period with music, refreshments, speakers, and other entertainment. “Today, on nine campuses around the state, like here at USF, For Florida’s […]

October 24, 2016

For Florida’s Future Statement on Trump’s Possible Insurance Fraud

Plantation, FL – For Florida’s Future released the following statement from Press Secretary Blake Williams on today’s Associated Press story about possible insurance fraud by Republican Presidential nominee Donald Trump: “There seems to be no law that Donald Trump won’t break in his obsession to enrich himself at the expense of hardworking taxpayers. And since […]

October 24, 2016

Actress Diane Guerrero, Immigration and Labor Leaders Wearing Pageant Sashes Tell Trump: Women Will Stop You

“Orange Is The New Black” and “Jane The Virgin” star joined female leaders to tell the GOP women will hold them accountable on the ballot Miami – Today, a panel of prominent activists joined “Orange Is The New Black” and “Jane The Virgin” star Diane Guerrero in Miami to make clear female voters will stop […]

October 21, 2016

New Web Video Features President Obama Comments to Hit Climate Change Denier Marco Rubio

For Florida’s Future Launches Video from Yesterday’s Event in Miami Gardens Plantation – During yesterday’s campaign stop in Miami Gardens, President Obama talked about the need for Florida voters to elect Patrick Murphy as Florida’s next U.S. Senator. Telling voters “you should vote for Patrick Murphy,” President Obama explained exactly why, thanks to his failure […]

October 21, 2016

Faith & Labor Organizations Partner for 2016 Souls to the Polls Program

Early Vote Effort Will Boost Voter Turnout for African-American Faith Community Plantation – Today, leading faith and labor organizations announced a major effort to ensure African-American voters of faith have their voices heard in this year’s election through a “Souls to the Polls” program during the popular Early Vote period. “Many of us are still […]

October 19, 2016

Immigrant Community Brings Taxes To Trump Resort: ‘We Contribute More To America Than You Do, Donald’

Groups hold traditional cacerolazo rally to hold Trump accountable for ducking his taxes, sticking working Americans with the bill, and scapegoating immigrants. Miami, FL – Today undocumented immigrants and organizational leaders rallied outside the Trump National Doral Miami resort, holding a traditional cacerolazo and bringing copies of their own tax returns to highlight how the […]

October 17, 2016

Florida Alliance for Retired Americans and Local Women Activists Call Out Senator Rubio for Failing To Protect Social Security

ORLANDO, FL – A coalition of concerned local women and retirees joined together outside of Senator Marco Rubio’s Orlando office on Monday, asking the Senator to pledge to protect Social Security. Senator Rubio is on record saying that Social Security and Medicare have “weakened us as a people” and are “bankrupting this country” and he […]

October 14, 2016

Senate Majority PAC, AFSCME PEOPLE Launch New Ad Campaign In Florida

Ads Highlight Rubio’s Attacks on Social Security and Medicare, Support for Privatization Plans that Would Benefit Rubio’s Campaign Contributors Washington, DC – Senate Majority PAC and AFSCME PEOPLE today unveiled a new ad campaign in Florida that highlights Marco Rubio’s reckless attacks on Medicare and Social Security. Rubio has said the programs “weakened us as […]

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