Want to go to the first Governor’s Debate in South Florida? SEIU 1991 along with the other SEIU locals across the state have coordinated with our community partners the Dream Defenders Action Fund, Florida Immigration Coalition (FLIC) Votes, New Florida Majority, Organize Florida, and Florida Planned Parenthood PAC to host the Florida Freedom Forum – aContinue reading “Be Our Guest at the Gubernatorial Debate!”
Category Archives: Political News
Immigration Round Table
SEIU Local 1991 joined Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz and a host of advocates for a revealing discussion about the fears immigrants face in South Florida due to stepped up deportations and ICE raids. Magalie Pena Vancol, JHS Social Worker and SEIU Local 1991 Secretary, participated in the immigration roundtable. She is quoted in thisContinue reading “Immigration Round Table”
Member Civic Leaders Celebrate a Milestone
Congratulations to our member graduates! These dedicated SEIU Local 1991 members recently completed months of classwork and training to become leaders in their union and community. The classes, taught by SEIU staff, covered a variety of topics including economic and racial justice, politics and strategies to help grow our base. “I learned that civic engagementContinue reading “Member Civic Leaders Celebrate a Milestone”
SEIU Local 1991 and Our Coalition Partners Speak Out Against ACA Repeal Bill
Click on the link below to watch a video about SEIU Local 1991 and our partners with The Miami Healthcare Coalition who joined forces to speak out against the Graham-Cassidy bill–the latest failed attempt to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. Because of a lack of support, the legislation didn’t make it toContinue reading “SEIU Local 1991 and Our Coalition Partners Speak Out Against ACA Repeal Bill”
Special Election Victory
Annette Taddeo won the special election for the Senate District 40 seat. She won 51% of the vote–another example that every vote really does count. Our members played an important role in helping Taddeo. Members helped to canvass and phone bank during the campaign. And they showed their support for her at the polls on electionContinue reading “Special Election Victory”
August 19 Day of Action
Fight back against the AHCA
Help Protect Our Care
If President Trump and his allies in Congress repeal the Affordable Care Act, more than 2.2 million Floridians would lose their health coverage. The good news? All the phones calls, letters and in-person visits we’ve been making are working!
Local 1991 Endorsed Candidates for Nov. 8
Election Day: November 8 Early Voting: Oct. 24 – Nov. 6 Voting hours 7 a.m.-7 p.m. Voting locations in Miami and in Broward. Click on the link for the county in which you are registered to vote. The endorsement card contains our endorsed candidates as well as a list of early voting locations. Miami-Dade Endorsements ( alsoContinue reading “Local 1991 Endorsed Candidates for Nov. 8”
Are You Election Ready?
To protect our jobs, families and communities in an important election year, we have to get out and vote — and make sure everyone else we know does too.
READ ON for important dates, voting information and how to get involved!