Posts Tagged ‘ Representative Cynthia Stafford ’

Holiday Drive: Toys For The Kids

December 5, 2011
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Holiday Drive: Toys For The Kids

We are collecting new unwrapped toys to be distributed to deserving children (ages 5-8) residing in Miami- Dade County. This event is in  partnership with State Rep. Cynthia Stafford WAYS YOU CAN HELP   DROP OFF LOCATION: Miami-Dade Democratic Office, 801 Arthur Godfrey Road, Suite 402A, Miami Beach, FL 33140. Days: Mondays – Fridays Times: 9:30a.m. – 5p.m. DROP OFF at MEETING or EVENT: Miami-Dade DEC Meeting – Monday, December 12, 2011 – 7p.m. – American Legion Post #29, 6445 NE 7th Avenue, Miami. MDYD 2nd Annual True Blue Awards – Thursday, December 15, 2011 – 6p.m. –News Lounge,...

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REP. STAFFORD’s REMARKS REGARDING ELECTIONS BILL

April 22, 2011
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REP. STAFFORD’s REMARKS REGARDING ELECTIONS BILL

April 21, 2011 MIAMI, Fla . – Representative Cynthia Stafford (D-Miami) debated against the Elections Bill CS/HB 1355 on the House floor today, making the following remarks: “As I read the bill, I thought about my 86 year old grandmother, who was born in this country, but wasn’t allowed to vote in this country until 1965, because of the color of her skin.  When grandma was finally granted the right to vote in 1965, there were barriers put in place to exercising the right to vote. “In 1965, barriers to voting included the poll tax and literacy tests that...

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REP. CYNTHIA STAFFORD REACTS TO PASSAGE OF THE DISTRICT SCHOOL BOARD MEMBERSHIP BILL IN THE EDUCATION COMMITTEE

April 6, 2011
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REP. CYNTHIA STAFFORD REACTS TO PASSAGE OF THE DISTRICT SCHOOL BOARD MEMBERSHIP BILL IN THE EDUCATION COMMITTEE MIAMI, Fla. – Representative Cynthia Stafford (D-Miami) expressed disappointment today with the passage of CS/CS/HB 307 in the House Education Committee. The bill aims to reduce school board voting districts to seven single member districts, and add two at-large members who would serve as chair and vice chair. The bill only applies to school boards in counties of more than 2 million people. Currently, only Miami-Dade County fits the criteria. Representative Stafford issued the following statement: “In Miami-Dade County, at-large seats resulted...

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Town Hall Meeting – Rep. Cynthia Stafford

January 26, 2011
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Town Hall Meeting – Rep. Cynthia Stafford

Florida House of Representatives Representative Cynthia Stafford (District 109) TOWN HALL MEETING SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 5, 2011 at 10:00 a.m. Joseph Caleb Center, 5400 NW 22 Avenue, Room 110, Miami, Florida 33142 For more information please call: 305-571-2100

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Young Dems Give the Gift of Holiday Cheer

December 23, 2010
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Young Dems Give the Gift of Holiday Cheer

  This December, Miami-Dade Young Democrats participated in Representative Cynthia Stafford’s Holiday Toy Drive in Liberty City. In addition to handing out toys that were collected at our True Blue Awards Celebration, we put together a cookie station for the kids. Yummy!

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