Progressive Miami/South Florida/Florida Organizations
The New Florida Majority
"NewFM works daily to create an inclusive multiracial, multilingual and multicultural movement that seeks to unite people across economic, racial, religious and gender lines through a shared love of a democracy that serves all."
"SAVE is recognized as South Florida’s longest serving organization dedicated to protecting people who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) against discrimination."
ACLU, Greater Miami Chapter
"The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) is our nation’s guardian of liberty, working daily in courts, legislatures and communities to defend and preserve the individual rights and liberties guaranteed to all people in this country by the Constitution and laws of the United States. ... The ACLU of Florida, with headquarters in Miami, is the state affiliate of the national organization."
Miami Workers Center
"The Miami Workers Center is a strategy and action center working for gender, racial and economic justice in Miami and beyond. We initiate and support grassroots organizations that confront the critical issues of our time: racism, poverty, gender oppression, and environmental destruction."
Exchange for Change
"Exchange for Change offers writing courses in prisons and runs letter exchanges between incarcerated students and writers studying on the outside. By preparing incarcerated people for their reentry into the outside community and preparing that community for their return, Exchange for Change provides vision and understanding on both sides of the fence."
Maven Leadership Collective
"Maven Leadership Collective inspires communities to thrive by embracing meaningful diversity and inclusion of amazing talent, transformational learning experiences, lasting connections, and amplified stories. Founded in 2016, Maven is the only organization operating in Central Florida and South Florida that is singularly focused on centering queer and trans people of color and allies in professional development."
PowerU Center for Social Change
"Our work is focused on continuing to recruit and consolidate a core group of Black and Brown working class youth whose leadership is being uplifted and who are developed to understand the budget to then build power through civic engagement and with teacher to challenge the School Board, the city and the state."
For Our Future
"We are a people-driven organization committed to serving progressive values and causes that are larger than ourselves. By working with local leaders and organizations, we will create permanent and lasting change all around us. Our mission is to mobilize and empower people and community organizations collectively mobilizing issue and electoral campaigns to advance our shared agenda – this is community organizing to win."