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Advocacy Groups Launch Digital Ad Campaign To Boost Vote-By-Mail Enrollment in Florida (ENG/ESP)

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE on March 22, 2023/Contact: Christopher Richmond, 202-577-6157,,  Advocacy Groups Launch Digital Ad Campaign To Boost Vote-By-Mail Enrollment in Florida After all Florida voters’ Vote-by-Mail requests were canceled in 2022, advocacy groups are sounding the alarm about the harm to “a key piece of Florida’s democracy.” MIAMI, FL: Opportunity For All Floridians, a statewide, nonpartisan, not-for-profit

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Governor Ron DeSantis Announces Draconian Measures to Oppress Migrants Seeking Safety in Florida (ENG/ESP)

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE/Contact: Adriana Rivera,, 786-956-0352 FLORIDA – Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced an extensive legislative proposal to prevent immigrants’ access to health care, education, and criminalize any Floridian who transports or provides shelter to a broad category of immigrants. By creating harsh penalties for individuals and groups that support migrants and asylum seekers, easing the detention of people

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Statement on School Board Policy H-7 Restricting Use of Flags in Miami-Dade Public Schools

For Immediate Release/Press Contact: Miami Freedom Project implores School Board Officials to vote NO to “School Board Policy H-7”. This proposed bill will encourage division and discourage diversity in our community, hurt students’ social and emotional well-being, and has potential financial ramifications that will cut resources from our students that need them the most. We believe in equitable representation

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Statement on New Rules Supported by Governor DeSantis and Tallahassee Republicans

For Immediate Release/Press Contact: Adriana Rivera,, 786-956-0352  New Rules Supported by Governor DeSantis and Tallahassee Republicans stifle Freedom of Speech at the State Capitol FLORIDA — The Department of Management Services is proposing new rules to stifle freedom of speech at the Florida State Capitol. Under the proposed changes, law enforcement will be empowered to remove individuals from areas

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Statement from Miami Freedom Project on the 2022 Midterm Elections (ENG/ESP)

Another election is past and we should all take pride in exercising our right to vote when too many have known the absence of it. We hope our newly elected leaders will strive to serve our community and protect the rights & freedoms of ALL Floridians: Black, brown, indigenous, migrants, LGBTQ+, students, teachers, history professors, mothers, single parents, working families, veterans,

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Statement on Humanitarian and Political Crisis Following Hurricane Ian / Respuesta a la Crisis Humanitaria (ENG/ESP)

For Immediate Release: October 6, 2022/Press Contacts:, Miami, Florida, October 6, 2022 — Continuing our commitment to aid and support the Cuban people, Miami Freedom Project and Roots of Hope recognize the remarkable bravery and steadfast determination of peaceful protesters taking to the streets throughout Cuba demanding “libertad” (freedom) and a better life for themselves and their families

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