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NEXT MEETING: Thursday, June 17, 2021 at 6:30 PM, via Zoom. If you’re not yet a member and would like to attend, please complete the form on this page, and we will send you a Zoom invitation on the Tuesday before the meeting.
CIVIC ENGAGEMENT COMMITTEE meets Monday, June 14th from 7-8:00 PM via Zoom. We’ll discuss the recently enacted voter suppression law, and what to do about it. We’ll also welcome a special guest, Rep. Seam Shaw, who will introduce us to 3 (!) voter initiatives he hopes will receive enough signatures to be on an upcoming ballot. Register beforehand at https://bit.ly/3ixkakN and check out further information on our EVENTS page.
Important COVID vaccination information:
Effective Monday, March 15th, all Florida residents 60 years of age and over will be eligible to receive a COVID vaccination. Police, firefighters, and educational personnel over 50 are also eligible, as are people of any age with a doctor’s note on a state-specified form (your doctor will have the form).
Wondering where to go? Dial “211” statewide in Florida.
Take these 3 quick actions now:
Renew your 2-year vote-by-mail ballot request online NOW by clicking here or by telephoning the Supervisor of Elections weekdays (except national holidays) during business hours at (305) 499-2444.
If you’re shopping there anyway instead of supporting your local businesses, direct 0.5% of your eligible Amazon.com to support the NAACP Legal Defense & Education Fund Inc by linking your account to Amazon Smile.
Encourage 2 new members to join, and choose a committee to join. We have work to do whether you have 1 hour to volunteer or 10 hours! For motivated new members who will be active in the organization, several current members have offered to “gift” a one-year membership: please go to our CONTACT US page and let us know how you intend to get involved!
If you’d like an invitation to our next virtual meeting, please send us your full name and contact information, below. When signing onto Zoom, we require that you enter your full name, as well.
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