YOUR WEEKLY RESISTANCE NEWSLETTERWEEK OF JUNE 7, 2020
Full Slate of Democratic Candidates Running for Florida State Legislature, Boosted by Democratic Environmental Caucus of Florida
Heather Hunter, FL Senate District 7 Heather is a recent graduate of Flagler College and past president of the Flagler College Democrats.In her senior year, Heather was president of the Florida College Democrats. Here is Heather’s FB campaign page:
David Rogers, FLHouse District 17 Dave is a retired Navy commander, holds a degree in ocean engineering from the Naval Academy, and has long been involved in preserving Florida’s natural resources. Here is Dave’s FB campaign page
Adam Morley, FL House District 24 Many of you know Adam, owner and proprietor of Genung’s Fish Camp and captain of the Litter Gitter, and of his long commitment to advocating for green environmental state legislation. Here is a link to Adam’s FB page.
Photos for all visible in last newsletter.
Let’s do what we can to get them to Tallahassee by donating to their campaigns!
Also running for positions on the SJC Soil and Conservation District :
Mary and John don’t need your money, just your vote!
Let’s do our part and support and VOTE for candidates who will pass legislation that will repair the damage that has been done by the Florida State Senate and House of Representatives, and enact legislation that will advance our green agendas.
Top actions to support Black-led organizations and impacted communities include:
For white organizers, review our document of best practices for organizing to support Black and POC communities.
Read and share our resource for taking action at this moment.
Telephone/Post Card Advocacy Topics and Talking Points June 4, 2020You can write a postcard, send an email, or make a call.Go HERE!
Florida has one of the highest levels of turtle diversity in the world, but their numbers have been decimated by vehicle collisions and the illegal wildlife trade. The Roads to Ruin would only make matters worse for Florida’s many species of turtles and reptiles. Email the Department of Transportation in defense of turtles and in opposition to the proposed toll roads at FDOT.Listens@dot.state.fl.us
Read the letter we signed to Gov. DeSantis on stopping the toll roads in South Central Florida with our partners, No Roads to Ruin.
Let’s all do this–send letters to “iffy” voters–it has been shown to make a difference as to if they vote!
Get your letters here. You have until October to write them!
From the Democratic Environmental Caucus:
On Tuesday, June 23rd, at 6:00pm there will be a free webinar sponsored by the smart growth advocacy group, 1000 Friends of Florida: “St. Johns County 2070: What’s Next?”
In November 2019, the Matanzas Riverkeeper, St. Johns Audubon and others joined with 1000 Friends of Florida for a discussion on growth projections for our county. 1000 Friends of Florida’s Policy & Planning Director JaneWest will review the results of the SJC 2020 study, smart growth policy tools and recommendations, and feedback gathered from resident workshops. This is an interactive webinar, with opportunities to ask questions of Jane. You can register by following this link
Again, thanks to Mike Konopacki!
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