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2023

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Florida Rights Restoration Coalition in the News

We’re making a difference! Check out these news stories from 2023 profiling our work.

Florida Rights Restoration Coalition in the News

We’re making a difference! Check out these news stories from 2023 profiling our work.

Florida Rights Restoration Coalition in the News

We’re making a difference! Check out these news stories from 2023 profiling our work.

CLICK Orlando — Restoring voting rights: Hear solutions from this former state senator and advocate for former felons (returning citizens)

January 31, 2023 — Shortly after law enforcement officers started arresting 20 people around the state of Florida for voting illegally in the 2020 election, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis announced the arrests were the result of an investigation by his newly formed election police.

Yahoo — Three Ways Philanthropy Can Bring America Together

January 27, 2023 — What is the story we will tell ourselves about America in 2023? After a close midterm election, the headlines reflect a national gridlock over social and economic issues, with stark divisions across race, gender, geography, and generation.

The Guardian — Man arrested at gunpoint in DeSantis voter fraud crackdown, video shows

January 12, 2023 — Heavily armed Florida police officers descended on the homes of two men accused of illegally voting and arrested one of them at gunpoint as part of Governor Ron DeSantis’s crackdown on voter fraud, new body-camera footage obtained by the Guardian can reveal.

Civic Nebraska — Desmond Meade to keynote Strengthening Democracy 2023

January 11, 2023 — You’re invited to join Civic Nebraska at 5:30 pm CST on April 13 in Omaha for the 2023 Strengthening Democracy Awards, our annual celebration honoring Nebraskans who build a more modern and robust democracy. National voting rights advocate Desmond Meade will keynote this year’s event!

City & State Florida — Episode 23: Desmond Meade Embodies the Effort for Rights Restoration

January 8, 2023 —  Desmond Meade, executive director of the Florida Rights Restoration Coalition, joins Dara on this episode of Deeper Dive to talk about his role in spearheading a 2018 constitutional amendment to restore voting rights for felons (returning citizens).

CLICK Orlando — Restoring voting rights: Hear solutions from this former state senator and advocate for former felons (returning citizens)

January 31, 2023 — Shortly after law enforcement officers started arresting 20 people around the state of Florida for voting illegally in the 2020 election, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis announced the arrests were the result of an investigation by his newly formed election police.

Yahoo News — Three Ways Philanthropy Can Bring America Together

January 27, 2023 — What is the story we will tell ourselves about America in 2023? After a close midterm election, the headlines reflect a national gridlock over social and economic issues, with stark divisions across race, gender, geography, and generation.

The Guardian — Man arrested at gunpoint in DeSantis voter fraud crackdown, video shows

January 12, 2023 — Heavily armed Florida police officers descended on the homes of two men accused of illegally voting and arrested one of them at gunpoint as part of Governor Ron DeSantis’s crackdown on voter fraud, new body-camera footage obtained by the Guardian can reveal.

Civic Nebraska — Desmond Meade to keynote Strengthening Democracy 2023

January 11, 2023 — You’re invited to join Civic Nebraska at 5:30 pm CST on April 13 in Omaha for the 2023 Strengthening Democracy Awards, our annual celebration honoring Nebraskans who build a more modern and robust democracy. National voting rights advocate Desmond Meade will keynote this year’s event!

City & State Florida — Episode 23: Desmond Meade Embodies the Effort for Rights Restoration

January 8, 2023 — Desmond Meade, executive director of the Florida Rights Restoration Coalition, joins Dara on this episode of Deeper Dive to talk about his role in spearheading a 2018 constitutional amendment to restore voting rights for felons (returning citizens).