"It's a wonderful thing to be optimistic. It keeps you healthy and it keeps you resilient." - Daniel Kahneman
An Explosion of Progressive Action
If the current political scene has left you discouraged, take heart from this week's abundance of opportunities to learn about the issues, take action, and meet strong progressive leaders working to make a change here in Florida. A quick look at the range and diversity of offerings shows we are far from alone in our determination to build a brighter, fairer future.
Monday, 9/20, 6 pm - Duval Dems Host Elizabeth Anderson
The featured guest at tonight's General Meeting of the Duval Dems will be DCPS School Board Chair Elizabeth Anderson. While only voting members of the party can weigh in on business items, the general public is welcome. Click here to register.
Tuesday, 9/20 - Angie Nixon & Tracie Davis
Thanks to two of our progressive partner groups - and Zoom - we have an opportunity to hear from two of the state's rising Democratic stars this week.
6:45 pm, Rep. Tracie Davis joins the Beaches Democratic Club offering insights into the redistricting process and ways to overcome the voting restrictions imposed by Senate Bill 90. Click here for more info & registration.
7:00 pm, Rep Angie Nixon, who is also Field & Organizing Director for the FL Democratic Party, will present the FDP's plan for victory in 2022. Click here to RSVP or submit questions.
Thursday, 9/23 - Two More Great Opportunities
6:30 - 7:45 PM. Voter Registration Training. Join the Florida Democratic Party field staff & volunteers from across the country for Zoom training in the rules & best practices for registering new voters. Register here.
6:30 PM. Meet Tracye Polson, who has just announced her candidacy in the upcoming special election to fill Tommy Hazouri's open City Council seat. Click here to register for this Zoom meeting with Mandarin Indivisible
More Upcoming Events - Save These Dates!
Wednesday, Sept 29, 7:30 PM -Indivisible Training - Deep Canvassing in the South. The 2nd of 4 training opportunities. More info & registration.
Saturday, October 2 - 9 am-1 pm. Women's March Day of Action. A car caravan, a rally & a march - all to speak out in support of safe & effective reproductive choices. Click to learn more about these efforts to prevent Florida from following Texas in banning abortion.
Saturday, October 2 - 1-4 pm. Pride Day Parade. Like the Women's March event, masks & social distancing will be observed. More info here.
Protect Your Own Vote for 2022!
Our friends at Mandarin Indivisible have created an invaluable guide for everyone concerned about their voting status after the last Legislative session. This handy email has all the steps you need to take to update your signature, renew your Vote-by-Mail and, if necessary, update your party affiliation. Use it today, then forward it to family & friends.