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While the College Democrats at UCF support free speech, bigotry and racism have no place on college campuses. White supremacy is not welcome in our state or at our schools. Today, we stand in solidarity with our fellow students at the University of Florida to oppose hate. To all those in Gainesville today, please stay safe. ...

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Join us next Monday to hear from an amazing panel of UCF alumni about how their experiences as students have informed their careers in politics and activism.

Anna V. Eskamani is lifelong Orlando Native and daughter of immigrant parents who has worked relentlessly her entire life to protect all members of our community through effective advocacy, bold leadership, and strategic management. Anna currently serves as the Senior Director of Public Affairs and Communications for Planned Parenthood of Southwest and Central Florida. She manages a team across 22 counties and is known in the legislature and across the nation as an advocate for women’s health and equality. Anna is also a PhD student in Public Affairs at the University of Central Florida and serves as an Adjunct Professor teaching Intro to Women’s Studies. Tough, authentic and unafraid, Anna is a progressive who has proven herself as a leader who works hard, delivers results, and gets things done.

Rasha Mubarak was born in Brooklyn, New York and was raised in the heart of Central Florida. She serves as the Orlando Regional Coordinator for the Council on American Islamic Relations of Florida (CAIR-FL). There, she leads communications and fundraising. She’s also the Director of Public Relations for the Muslim Women’s Organization of Orlando and the co-founder of the Floridians Responding to Refugees Committee. She has dedicated her life to serving and protecting the Muslim community.

Jonathan Alingu is currently the Membership Organizer with Central Florida Jobs with Justice here in Orlando, FL. Central Florida Jobs with Justice is a coalition of labor unions, community organizations, student groups, and faith based groups that advocate for worker rights. Jonathan moved to Orlando to study at the University of Central Florida, studying economics and history. He was born in Miami, but raised in the Bahamas before moving to Brooksville, FL.
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College Democrats Alumni Panel

October 23, 2017, 7:00pm - October 23, 2017, 8:00pm

Join us next Monday to hear from an amazing panel of UCF alumni about how their experiences as students have informed their careers in politics and activism. Anna V. Eskamani is lifelong Orlando Native and daughter of immigrant parents who has worked relentlessly her entire life to protect all members of our community through effective advocacy, bold leadership, and strategic management. Anna currently serves as the Senior Director of Public Affairs and Communications for Planned Parenthood of Southwest and Central Florida. She manages a team across 22 counties and is known in the legislature and across the nation as an advocate for women’s health and equality. Anna is also a PhD student in Public Affairs at the University of Central Florida and serves as an Adjunct Professor teaching Intro to Women’s Studies. Tough, authentic and unafraid, Anna is a progressive who has proven herself as a leader who works hard, delivers results, and gets things done. Rasha Mubarak was born in Brooklyn, New York and was raised in the heart of Central Florida. She serves as the Orlando Regional Coordinator for the Council on American Islamic Relations of Florida (CAIR-FL). There, she leads communications and fundraising. She’s also the Director of Public Relations for the Muslim Women’s Organization of Orlando and the co-founder of the Floridians Responding to Refugees Committee. She has dedicated her life to serving and protecting the Muslim community. Jonathan Alingu is currently the Membership Organizer with Central Florida Jobs with Justice here in Orlando, FL. Central Florida Jobs with Justice is a coalition of labor unions, community organizations, student groups, and faith based groups that advocate for worker rights. Jonathan moved to Orlando to study at the University of Central Florida, studying economics and history. He was born in Miami, but raised in the Bahamas before moving to Brooksville, FL.

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UCF's Day at the Capitol is less than a month away!

On November 15, students will be bused to Tallahassee and will speak with Florida's State Representatives and State Senators. SGA's legislative agenda is the Bright Futures Scholarship Program, the Excess Credit Hour Surcharge, and rerouting taxes from textbook sales for on-campus capital improvements. This is an amazing opportunity that everyone should take advantage of.

To participate in Day at the Capitol, you must fill out the interest form by Wednesday November 1st. Please read the instructions before applying: docs.google.com/forms/d/1ZM3SuWO3ySDQJ4zLaSMwWXpD_w_yS-OGpXmnCbo-DyE/viewform?edit_requested=true
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Ruth's List Florida is holding its LAST You Should Run workshop in Orlando for 2017. Representative Amy Mercado will be the guest speaker and you can definitely learn a lot from her. ...

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Learn about our caucuses from our new caucus leaders, and vote for our new Director of Political Affairs. Reminder: Only dues-paying members will be able to participate in this election. ...

Caucus Introductions and DOPA Election

October 16, 2017, 7:00pm - October 16, 2017, 8:00pm

Learn about our caucuses from our new caucus leaders, and vote for our new Director of Political Affairs. Reminder: Only dues-paying members will be able to participate in this election.

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