Mari Corugedo

Mari Corugedo is the State of Director of the League of United Latin American Citizens. LULAC is the largest and oldest Hispanic organization in the United States. LULAC advances the economic condition, educational attainment, political influence, housing, health and civil rights of Hispanic Americans through community-based programs operating at more than 1,000 LULAC councils nationwide.

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Florida Real Talk Coalition Policy Chair / Senior Strategist UnidosUS

Jared is Senior Strategist for UnidosUS. UnidosUS, previously known as NCLR (National Council of La Raza), is the nation’s largest Hispanic civil rights and advocacy organization. Through its unique combination of expert research, advocacy, programs, and an Affiliate Network of nearly 300 community-based organizations across the United States and Puerto Rico, UnidosUS simultaneously challenges the…

Florida Real Talk Coalition Communications Chair / Florida Council of Churches

The Rev. Dr. Russell L. Meyer is the Executive Director of the Florida Council of Churches and Missional Pastor of the Lutheran Urban Parish of Tampa. He is the convener of the Florida Interfaith Climate Actions Network, now planning its sixth assembly for early 2020. He serves as community co-chair of the Suncoast Sea Level…

Florida Real Talk Coalition Co-Chair / State Convener for National Coalition on Black Civic Participation

Salandra’s community work involves educating our youth in churches and on college campuses about why the labor movement is important and vital to all people. She educates them on why they need to become an activist in their work place (union or non -union shops).  Salandra serves as the State Convener and on the Board…

National Coalition on Black Civic Participation

The National Coalition on Black Civic Participation is a non-partisan civic engagement organization that strives to cultivate institutional base-building capacity and intergenerational leadership models at the local, state and national levels. We’re committed to nurturing a climate where innovative and traditional strategies are respected and freely expressed; and strategic partnerships and alliances are welcomed.

Florida PTA

Florida PTA is the largest statewide volunteer association working exclusively on behalf of children and youth. Founded in 1923 as a branch of the 4 million member National PTA, Florida PTA is made up of approximately 1,450 local units with more than 300,000 Florida members seeking to unite home, school and community for all children.

UnidosUS

Since 1968, UnidosUS—formerly known as NCLR—has remained a trusted, nonpartisan voice for Latinos. We serve the Hispanic community through our research, policy analysis, and state and national advocacy efforts, as well as in our program work in communities nationwide. And we partner with a national network of nearly 300 Affiliates across the country to serve…

Florida Council of Churches

The Florida Council is a catalyst for realizing the unity which Christ has given the Church, a unity that leads to solidarity with all of humanity. The unity of faithful Christians and the well-being of the human race go together. The Florida Council of Churches seeks both one and the other — to the glory…

LULAC

LULAC is the largest and oldest Hispanic organization in the United States. LULAC advances the economic condition, educational attainment, political influence, housing, health and civil rights of Hispanic Americans through community-based programs operating at more than 1,000 LULAC councils nationwide. The organization involves and serves all Hispanic nationality groups.

Florida NAACP

Founded in 1909, the NAACP is the nation’s oldest and largest civil rights organization. From the ballot box to the classroom, the thousands of dedicated workers, organizers, leaders and members who make up the NAACP continue to fight for social justice for all Americans.