Archive for the ‘Local Issues’ Category

Primary election day nets big wins for Democrats!

As Democrats on the national stage officially nominated Joe Biden for President of the United States, a number of local races resulted in big wins for Democrats in Leon County and throughout Florida. Here’s a recap of last night’s primary election results: WINNERS Jessica Yeary clinched a win against incumbent Andy Thomas in the race for Public Defender, […]

Virtual Candidate Forum – Leon County Commission, At-Large

Capital Equality is proud to partner with the Leon County Democratic Party and local Democratic clubs and caucuses to share a summer series of Virtual Candidate Forums every Saturday afternoon through August 25th! These virtual events will provide you with an opportunity to learn more about the Democrats hoping to secure your vote! The fifth candidate […]

Virtual Candidate Forum – Tallahassee City Commission, Seat 2

Capital Equality is proud to partner with the Leon County Democratic Party and local Democratic clubs and caucuses to host a summer series of Virtual Candidate Forums every Saturday afternoon through August 25th! These virtual events will provide you with an opportunity to learn more about the Democrats hoping to secure your vote! The fourth candidate forum […]

Virtual Candidate Forum – Tallahassee City Commission, Seat 1

Capital Equality is proud to partner with the Leon County Democratic Party and local Democratic clubs and caucuses to host a summer series of Virtual Candidate Forums every Saturday afternoon through August 25th! These virtual events will provide you with an opportunity to learn more about the Democrats hoping to secure your vote! The second candidate forum will […]

Virtual Candidate Forum – Leon County Sheriff

Capital Equality is proud to partner with the Leon County Democratic Party and local Democratic clubs and caucuses to host a summer series of Virtual Candidate Forums every Saturday afternoon through August 25th! These virtual events will provide you with an opportunity to learn more about the Democrats hoping to secure your vote! The second candidate forum will […]

Virtual Candidate Forum – Leon County Public Defender

Capital Equality is proud to partner with the Leon County Democratic Party and local Democratic clubs and caucuses to host a summer series of Virtual Candidate Forums every Saturday afternoon through August 25th! These virtual events will provide you with an opportunity to learn more about the Democrats hoping to secure your vote! The first candidate forum […]

Call with Rep. Wasserman Schultz on COVID-19 Economic Relief

You’re invited to join the Florida LGBTQ+ Democratic Caucus for a Caucus conference call with Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz tomorrow, Thursday, April 16 from 10:00 am to 10:30 am. Rep. Wasserman Schultz will outline economic relief efforts related to the COVID-19 outbreak, including the stimulus bills passed by Congress, the CARES Act, SBA assistance, and additional unemployment […]

Capital Equality Postcards & Pints: Conversion Therapy

Capital Equality is proud to host another Postcards & Pints event on Wednesday, November 13, 2019, at 6:30pm at The Bark, located at 507 All Saints Street in downtown Tallahassee. This month’s discussion will focus on the dangerous process of conversion therapy and will explore what can be done to prevent it in Tallahassee. Kathryn Lane, […]

Tally 100% Together Coalition

Capital Equality: Climate Change with Tally 100% Together

The September meeting of the Capital Equality Democratic Caucus will feature Lauren Corey of ReThink Energy Florida discussing the current environmental sustainability goals of the Tally 100% Together Coalition. This meeting of the Capital Equality Democratic Caucus will be held on Wednesday, September 11, 2019, at 6:30pm at GreenWise Market, 625 W. Gaines Street, Tallahassee, […]

Capital Equality Democratic Caucus Statement on Leon County Schools Handling of a Teacher Requesting to be Addressed with Gender-Neutral Title

The Capital Equality Democratic Caucus is disappointed in how Leon County Schools and Superintendent Rocky Hanna have handled the issue of a teacher’s request to be addressed by a gender-neutral title and pronouns. The school district had an opportunity to demonstrate one of their core values – compassion and respect – and failed to do […]

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