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Action Alert - Week of March 15

“The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don’t have any.”Alice Walker

This Week's Legislative Priorities

The action is moving fast in Tallahassee. If you've not already signed up for Action Alerts from the UU or FLPLAN, you can find those links here. That's the best way get regular updates on the bills flying through this session. This week's action will include DeSantis's Anti-Protesting bill (SB1) & attacks on Vote by Mail, Covid liability shields for business & health care facilities, pro-gun and anti-environment measures, and lots more that needs your attention. For more details, click here.

This Week's Calendar of Events

  • Tonight - March 15 - Duval Dems' virtual general meeting will focus on Senate Bill 1 & criminal justice reform.

  • Tuesday March 16 - Mandarin Indivisible's Zoom features Florida ACLU Executive Director, Dr. Micah Kubic moderated by Ben Marcus. Click here for details.

  • Tuesday, March 16 - Beaches Democratic Club is hosting two impressive leaders of Moms Demand Action in honor of Women's History Month. Register here.

  • Sunday, March 21 - International Women's Day Celebration sponsored by Women's March JAX & the JCAC. Masks & distancing will the the order of the day.


Covid Update

If you missed last week's excellent BAM meeting with Dr. Anil Suryaprasad and Dr. Mohammed Reza, catch up on the latest information on the virus, official recommendations on how vaccinations can & should not change your daily life, and much more. Their Powerpoint and their detailed answers to questions from the audience are all included in this month's BAM video. Among the topics covered in last week's talk was Florida's dubious distinction of hosting the highest numbers of Covid variations. More on this disturbing reality in this Florida Phoenix article.

Thanks to all who've taken the BAM member survey! For those who have not, there's still time to register your views. Be on the lookout for a reminder notice coming soon.

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