As we welcome Manatee voters to our Caucus, here is some specific info for you:
Manatee County Democratic Party, 435 Cortez Road W., Bradenton 34207
941.301.4336 Sign up for a monthly newsletter on their website.
Manatee County Democratic Party email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Volunteer opportunities exist; virtual phone bank, lit drop and more!
They have 11 Clubs and Caucuses
Websites of Local Interest:
Sarasota County Democratic Party
Go to Take Action – Mobilize. You can sign up for Democratic activities and take action.
Florida Democratic Party
Democratic Party /National Committee
Manasota Young Democrats Club
Longboat Key Democratic Club
Democratic Club of Sarasota
Other Interesting Organizations to Know About:
Anti-Defamation League http://ADL.org They fight all forms of antisemitism and bias using innovation and partnerships to drive impact. Their website has resources galore.
Jewish Democratic Council of America http://JewishDems.org They are the political voice of Jewish Democrats, socially progressive pro-Israel and Jewish values. JDCA advocates for Jewish values and priorities within the Democratic Party and for the Democratic Party within the Jewish community. You can sign up for insightful weekly newsletters and relevant alerts.
Jews for a Secular Democracy http://jsad.org Is a pluralistic initiative for Jews of any or no denomination, and friends and family members, who are deeply concerned about the growing influence of religious fundamentalism on government policy-making. Their sponsoring non-profit is the Society for Humanistic Judaism. Sign up for their newsletter.
Shine a Light On http://shinealighton.com Shine A Light is a purpose-driven convening platform for organizations, companies, institutions and individuals to unite in shining a light on antisemitism in all its modern forms. They have a massive amount of resources on their website – videos, reports, articles, pamphets and more.
Canary Mission http://canarymission.orgdocuments people and groups that promote hatred of the USA, Israel and Jews. They name names!
JewBelong http://jewbelong.org has an educational section devoted to antisemitism; talking points and info. Perhaps you have seen their bold pink billboards? #endJewHate
Secure Community Network, http://securecommunitynetwork.org SCN is the official safety and security organization of the Jewish community in North America. You can register for daily updates on their website that tells you what is going on everywhere. Our Jewish Federation has a Safety Director associated with them.
Focus for Democracy, focus4democracy.org. They raise money for other organizations. They want to make sure you donation goes where it will be most effective.
Combat Antisemitism Movement combatantisemitismmovement.org A coalition of over 700 organizations.
Our Current Elected Officials:
Switchboard phone # for U.S Congress (202/224-3121) or
visit www.house.gov for info on your U.S. house members.
Switchboard phone # Florida Statehouse (850/717-5650) or
myfloridahouse.gov for your local senators & reps.
Fl Senator Rick Scott - 202/224-5274
Current Term expires 2025
Fl Senator Marco Rubio - 202/224-3041
Current Term expires 2023
U.S. House of Representatives.
District 16 - Vern Buchanan - 202 / 225-5015 or Sarasota office 941 / 951-6643
District 17 - Greg Steube - 202/225-5792 or Venice - 941/499-3214
Governor Ron DeSantis – 850/488-7146 www.flgov.com
District 23 - Senator Joe Gruters - 850/487-5023 email@example.com
District 70 - Representative Mike Beltran – 850/717-5070
District 71 - Representative William Cloud “Will” Robinson, Jr. - 850/717-5071
District 72 - Representative Tommy Gregory - 850/717-5072
District 73 - Representative Fiona McFarland 850/717-5073 Fiona.Mcfarland@myfloridahouse.gov
District 74 - James Buchanan 850/717-5074 firstname.lastname@example.org
District 75 - Representative Michael Grant 850/717-5075 email@example.com
Manatee: District 21 - Senator Jim Boyd - 850/487-5021
How to communicate with your elected officials:
Best to call. State you are a consistent voter in their area. Tell them you will be watching to see their response to your concern. E-mails are next best thing. Always nice to call with compliments, too.