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October 13, 2016

For Florida’s Future Unveils New I-4 Billboard On Importance Of Protecting President Obama’s Legacy

Orlando, FL – Today, For Florida’s Future unveiled a new billboard located along the I-4 corridor near the Kaley Avenue off-ramp in Orlando to remind voters of both the importance of protecting his legacy by electing Secretary Hillary Clinton and the progress made by President Obama’s administration. The billboard, which will run for four weeks, […]

October 12, 2016

Women Protest Trump At Lakeland Event: Your Misogyny is Unacceptable

LAKELAND, FL – Today in Lakeland, women tired of Donald Trump’s campaign of misogyny and horrified by his bragging of what amounts to sexual assault held a protest outside of the candidate’s appearance in Lakeland. Donald Trump cannot open his mouth without his campaign hitting a new low. The release last weekend of a taped […]

October 11, 2016

Progress Florida Launches Petition On Rubio’s Opposition To Women With Zika Making Their Own Health Care Choices

MIAMI – Progress Florida, in partnership with For Florida’s Future, is calling out Florida’s absentee senator, Marco Rubio, with a petition targeted at his offensive comments that women in Florida who may become infected with Zika should be banned from making their own healthcare decisions. Rubio continues to stand with Donald Trump as both continue […]

October 7, 2016

For Florida’s Future Calls on Governor Scott to Extend Voter Registration Deadline

“Governor Scott: Don’t make Floridians choose between safety and democracy.” Plantation, FL – As Floridians seek shelter from Hurricane Matthew and start the process of rebuilding, For Florida’s Future Press Secretary Blake Williams released the following statement on the current October 11 voter registration deadline: “Voting is a crucial pillar upon which our entire democracy […]

October 6, 2016

USF Students Hold “Beauty Pageant” To Remind Trump And Rubio That A Women’s Place Is In The White House

Students highlight Trump’s history of sexist comments against women, ask Rubio to condemn Trump and stand up for women Tampa, FL – Today, University of South Florida Students and For Florida’s Future organized a mock beauty pageant to highlight the unacceptable behavior that presidential candidate Donald Trump has shown in his treatment of women. The list […]

October 5, 2016

For Florida’s Future Voter Mobilization Program

For Florida’s Future Voter Mobilization Program With only a few days left until domestic vote-by-mail ballots begin hitting mail boxes statewide, Florida voters are confronted with a stark choice – keeping America moving forward together with Hillary Clinton, Tim Kaine and Patrick Murphy or allowing the anti- Latino, anti-choice, anti-LGBTQ and anti-inclusive voices of the […]

October 4, 2016

MoveOn, For Florida’s Future, Launch Digital Ad Buy To Hold Marco Rubio Accountable For His Continued Support Of Donald Trump

Broward, FL – With the recent news that Donald Trump skirted the U.S. embargo against Cuba and the not at all surprising response from Marco Rubio that he’s not changing or rescinding his endorsement of Trump in any way, For Florida’s Future and MoveOn.org are launching a new paid digital ad campaign starting Tuesday against […]

October 4, 2016

Satirical Outlet Releases Video Highlighting Republicans Delays in Acting Against Zika

Video on The Plantain Calls Out Sen. Marco Rubio, Gov. Rick Scott, and Republicans in Congress on Zika health crisis. Link to Video: “Beware The Zika” Miami, FL – A new Facebook video released by The Plantain, a Miami-based satirical news website, highlights the long and willful inaction of Senator Marco Rubio, Governor Rick Scott, […]

September 29, 2016

UCF Students Release Video Explaining What Donald Trump’s Words Mean to Them

Video Released by UCF College Democrats Shows that #UCFTrumpsHate. Orlando, Fl – The College Democrats at the University of Central Florida have released a video featuring students’ thoughts and feelings about Donald Trump’s hateful campaign. The message was clear: UCF students see Donald Trump for who he truly is, repeatedly describing him as a “bigot,” […]

September 29, 2016

Local Retirees Tell Rubio: Stop Selling Us Out on Social Security

The Alliance for Retired Americans Asks Rubio to Sign Pledge to Expand, Not Cut Social Security JACKSONVILLE – Florida retirees angry with Senator Marco Rubio gathered outside his Jacksonville office to demand the Senator pledge to protect Social Security, a program that affects more than 1-in-5 Floridians. Seniors have learned they can’t trust Florida’s first term Republican […]

September 28, 2016

Local Retirees Tell Rubio: Stop Selling Us Out on Social Security

The Alliance for Retired Americans Asks Rubio to Sign Pledge to Expand, Not Cut Social Security JACKSONVILLE, FL – Floridians angry with Senator Marco Rubio visited his Jacksonville office Wednesday morning to demand that the Senator pledge to protect Social Security, a program that effects more than 1-in-5 Floridians. Seniors say they have learned they can’t […]

September 23, 2016

AFSCME PEOPLE and AFT Solidarity Launch New TV Ad on Rubio’s Out of Touch Priorities for Florida

AFSCME PEOPLE and AFT Solidarity today unveiled a new television ad highlighting how out of touch with the priorities of Florida voters Marco Rubio has become after just six years in the Senate, one failed presidential campaign and a record number of missed committee hearings and floor votes. “Priorities” will begin airing today in Tampa […]

September 23, 2016

Florida University Student Organizations Host Debate Watch Parties, Connecting Events with Importance of Voting in 2016

A statewide coalition of progressive students mobilize to #DumpTrump. On Monday September 26, For Florida’s Future’s campus chapters will work with allied campus organizations to host debate watch parties for the first presidential debate. The debate will feature Hillary Clinton’s positive vision for moving America forward together with Donald Trump’s bigoted and divisive campaign. Some […]

September 22, 2016

A Muslim, a Christian and a Jew Look Into a Mirror – Challenge Others to Do the Same

Interfaith leaders speak out against bigotry, ask what we can all do to be able to look in the mirror on November 9th and know we stood up for each other. MIAMI – Christian, Jewish and Muslim leaders came together today to call on their communities to ask themselves: What will you do between now […]

September 21, 2016

Progressive leaders demand answers on Pam Bondi’s hush money, demand Trump to release his taxes

Miami, FL – Today, progressive leaders and community activists held a press conference outside of Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi’s Miami offices in Brickell to demand answers about the Trump Foundation’s illegal $25,000 donation to a committee backing Bondi – a donation he made when Bondi was considering whether or not join a lawsuit against […]

September 19, 2016

With 49 Days Left until Election Day, For Florida’s Future Launches #DailyDonald Retweet Marathon Hitting Trump, Rubio

Plantation, FL – Every morning, from now until Election Day, For Florida’s Future will count down by retweeting Donald Trump’s most offensive tweets since he started using the account @realDonaldTrump in 2009. Each tweet will can be found at @ForOurFutureFL. Each day, the tweet will remind Florida voters of Donald Trump’s lack of temperament and […]

September 17, 2016

Activists Demand Donald Trump Release His Tax Returns

Trump’s “Wall of Shame” featuring Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi makes another appearance outside Miami speech. Miami, FL — Engaged citizens and activists crowded the sidewalks outside Donald Trump’s Miami speech at the James L. Knight Center tonight to demand that Trump be honest with American voters and disclose his tax returns, a standard practice […]

September 16, 2016

Scientists, Environmental Activists, Local Business Owners Tell Trump and Rubio to Address Climate Change Now!

Tampa, FL – Last night the New Leaders Council and local community leaders hosted a panel discussion with young professionals and climate experts on the central role of climate change in the 2016 election. Environmental experts, climate advocates, and ecologic entrepreneurs gathered at the Blind Tiger Café in downtown Ybor for an evening of formal […]

September 16, 2016

Local Leaders Respond To Donald Trump’s Visit To South Florida

Miami, FL – In response to the Donald Trump campaign announcement that he will seek to curry votes from Haitian Americans during his visit to South Florida, Haitian-American Community Activist Francesca Menes issued the following statement: “Trump has made statements that ‘tremendous infectious disease is pouring across the border’ and that ‘the United State has […]

September 15, 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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