A revolution of thinking must occur in our state, not with pitchforks, but with every lawmaker concerned about our water and our waterways.
SIMPLE WAYS TO HELP
Stand up with us and hundreds of thousands of Floridians who are speaking with one voice. We’ve listed below some ways you can get involved and be part of the solutions to help restore America’s Everglades.
THE PUBLIC MATTERS
It’s easy to blame politicians and special interests that write huge campaign contributions, but the public has a responsibility, too. Over time, the public has beaten down and convinced that our vote won’t matter and that our voice doesn’t count. Both are untrue.
The truth matters, and context matters. And the truth is this: the small acts of political involvement and your single vote – these are the big things that make a difference.
YOUR VOTE MATTERS
Think your vote doesn’t really matter? Ask former State Senator Jose Javier Rodriguez (D), who lost his bid for reelection to the Florida Senate by a mere 34 votes in 2020. At the end of election day, the vote count is the only number that matters. And your vote matters just as much as the mega-donor or the well-connected political insider.
YOUR TIME MATTERS
Two Yale professors, Alan Gerber and Donald Green, studied the most effective ways to reach voters, and found that good, old-fashioned block walking – not expensive TV ads or glossy mailers – worked best. Even easier than literal block walking is virtual block walking – talking with your friends on Facebook and other social media forums.
Quick and simple emails to your lawmakers makes a big difference – especially when you’re joined by hundreds of thousands of other Floridians. Together, we have moved political mountains and made more gains in the past five years than the 25 years before combined.
Here is a great link that will help you figure out who, exactly, represents you at the local, state, and federal levels. This is not our website, but we have found it to be very helpful.
A revolution of thinking must occur in our state, not with pitchforks, but with every lawmaker concerned about our water and our waterways. From the quality of our water to the quantity and the directional flow of water, protecting our most important resource is the pressing issue of our time.
Let your lawmakers hear from you – from the local level, the state capitol in Tallahassee, and to the halls of Congress and the White House. Each of them plays a different role, but they all bear responsibility for ensuring the survival of America’s Everglades and the natural resources of Florida.
VOTE | VOTE | VOTE
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Visit often. Ask questions. We’re here to help. Be extremely confident in knowing your advocacy is backed up by overwhelming sound science and research.
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