NON-PARTISAN EVENT: Advocacy for home rule and why some state preemption is hurting Florida

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Join us to hear from Carlos Guillermo Smith a Florida lawmaker and Ben Wilcox with Integrity Florida to learn more about advocacy for home rule and why some state preemption is hurting Florida.

We will break down home rule and preemption and why do they matter?

Presented by the Indivisible Florida Network.

Thursday, August 12 from 7 – 8pm EDT

Florida: My Story by Rebekah Jones

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Rebekah Jones is a Florida scientist and whistleblower who became a national cause célèbre when she exposed the state of Florida for manipulating data during the COVID-19 crisis. Since her ousting by the Florida Governor, Jones has been recognized by professional, academic and medical leaders across the country for her efforts in combating misinformation online.

With a background in climate science, geography and disaster response, Jones' research and work centers on scientific research and communication about how climate change impacts extreme weather.

Jones fought against personal attacks and smear campaigns orchestrated by the Republican governor, and won international awards and recognition for refusing to be silenced - even after the governor sent state police to raid her family home at gunpoint. She is currently running for US House District 1 against Matt Gaetz.

Join us to hear her story. Presented by the Indivisible Florida Network.