Leadership From Within

Leadership From Within

By Lottie Spady, Force Detroit On April 18th, 2019, the Live Free Detroit Coalition gathered with community for the quarterly Directly Impacted Dinner. At these events we deepen relationships with Detroit’s grassroots leaders and activists to foster increased collaboration and coordinate efforts for greater impact.  These dinners also serve as a place for table-turning. Select…

When It Comes to Providing Spanish-Language Voting Materials, Non-Compliance in Florida Is No Longer an Option

When It Comes to Providing Spanish-Language Voting Materials, Non-Compliance in Florida Is No Longer an Option

By Maria Revelles, Faith in Florida After years of violating the federal Voting Rights Act by providing English-only election ballots, thus denying voting rights to Puerto Ricans who attended schools where the predominant classroom language was not English, 32 of Florida’s 67 counties will now provide official election materials in Spanish. The change did not come…

Florida sanctuary cities bill ‘neither loving nor compassionate’

Florida sanctuary cities bill ‘neither loving nor compassionate’

This is an op-ed written by Faith in Florida leader Father Yves Geffrard. It has been posted here for sharing purposes. The original document can be found by clicking here. —————————– Pope Francis wants us to “welcome, protect, promote and integrate” immigrants and refugees. Father Yves Geffrard of Fort Pierce believes Florida’s sanctuary cities bill…