The Activist Newsletter (10/10 – 10/24)

The Activist Newsletter (10/10 – 10/24)

Throughout these two weeks (10/10–10/24), activists have the opportunity to participate in phone banking for gubernatorial candidate Andrew Gillum, community meetings and criminal justice reform, to name just a few! Read on if you want to get involved in the...
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The Activist Newsletter (10/3 – 10/10)

The Activist Newsletter (10/3 – 10/10)

Throughout this week (10/3–10/10), activists have the opportunity to participate in voter registration, canvassing and phone banking. Read on if you want to get involved in the community in the lead up to November’s election!   Wed., Oct. 3, Reproduct...
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The Activist Newsletter

The Activist Newsletter

Throughout this week (9/26–10/3), activists have the opportunity to participate in activist trainings, panels and presentations concerning student rights and the November ballot. Read on if you want to get involved in the community regarding state politics, ...
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The Activist Newsletter (9/12-9/16)

The Activist Newsletter (9/12-9/16)

Throughout this week (9/19–9/26), activists have the opportunity to participate in phone banking, community meetings, political gatherings and a candidate meet and greet! Read on if you want to get involved regarding local and national politics, community bu...
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The Activist Newsletter (9/12 – 9/27)

The Activist Newsletter (9/12 – 9/27)

Throughout these two weeks (9/12–9/27), activists have the opportunity to participate in voter registration, community meetings, environmental awareness gatherings and a lecture series! Read on if you want to get involved in the community regarding local pol...
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When the movement is bigger than your #hashtags: a letter to Wendy’s

When the movement is bigger than your #hashtags: a letter to Wendy’s

Dear Wendy’s and Heidi Schauer, This past spring break, instead of going to some tropical paradise to sip on virgin piña coladas, I fasted for five days alongside 80 other farmworkers and allies. We woke up at 6 a.m. every...
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Hundreds gather for protest at Bayfront Park in solidarity with March For Our Lives

Hundreds gather for protest at Bayfront Park in solidarity with March For Our Lives

SUBMISSION BY CHARLIE LEAVENGOOD   A chorus of supportive car horns accompanied, “Hey! Hey! N-R-A How Many Kids Have You Killed Today?!” at the local Sarasota March for Our Lives.   An estimated 7,000 protesters congregated at Bayfront Park on...
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When the violence doesn’t go viral: police brutality in Black Sarasota

When the violence doesn’t go viral: police brutality in Black Sarasota

  Corey Mobley. Rodney Mitchell. Chad Washington. Unarmed black men being injured or killed at the hands of police officers breaks mainstream news fairly frequently in cities across the United States these days. While many Sarasota natives have been kept....
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‘Our Kids Matter!’ #Enough NCF Walkout draws crowd of 300

‘Our Kids Matter!’ #Enough NCF Walkout draws crowd of 300

A crowd of 300 is no easy feat at a small, liberal arts college’s campus. With faculty support and cancelled classes came the perfect environment for students, professors and local Sarasota activists to show up for the #Enough NCF Walkout...
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Activist seek “Justice for Chad Washington” this weekend

Activist seek “Justice for Chad Washington” this weekend

Editor’s Note: This is a continuing story. A more in-depth story will be printed in the next issue of the Tangent.   On Mar. 22, Newtown resident Darnesha McMillan called Emergency Medical Services (EMS) to help fellow Newtown resident, Chad...
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