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Community members and candidates come together for a unique opportunity to speak about the issues at The People’s Forum

August 19, 2016Press Release

On Aug. 17, SEIU Florida, Florida Immigrant Coalition, Dream Defenders, Black Lives Matter Alliance Broward and Students Working for Equal Rights joined forces to launch The People’s Forum, allowing community members and activists to educate and engage with local political candidates like never before.

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SEIU Florida joins community groups for The People’s Forum to educate political candidates about the issues affecting our communities

August 17, 2016Press Release

SEIU Florida, Florida Immigrant Coalition, Dream Defenders, Black Lives Matter Alliance Broward and Students Working for Equal Right have joined forces to host The People’s Forum. At The People’s Forum, Broward residents will have the opportunity to speak with candidates and share their stories of being directly impacted by issues such as low wages, affordable care for children and loved ones, racial profiling and police brutality, affordable housing, discrimination against LGBTQ people and immigration.

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Members of SEIU Florida Announce Endorsements for August Primary

August 5, 2016Press Release

Today, the members of SEIU Florida have rolled out a slate of endorsements across the state in anticipation of the August primary election. SEIU Florida members are supporting a broad range of candidates who are dedicating to lifting up the communities where our members live and work.

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Major civic organizations and labor unions announce a joint coalition to engage and educate communities

July 18, 2016Press Release

Miami, FL — On Thursday, a multi-ethnic and multilingual coalition of grassroots activists, organizations and labor unions gathered in Miami to announce the start of a statewide effort to educate, engage and mobilize communities on major issues. The coalition is a multi-year effort to build the real community power. 

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“The flashing lights did not symbolize help or protection. It’s almost like it’s a symbol of death, the Grim Reaper for being Black in America.”

July 8, 2016Press Release

Anti-Black racism is alive and well and raising its ugly head with a vengeance. The killings of Philando Castile and Alton Sterling — two innocent Black men minding their own business — brings the death toll of Black folks in the US killed by police to 136 in 2016 alone, and the year is only halfway over. How many more Black lives do we have to lose at the hands of officials sworn to protect us?

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