florida

blue wave coalitions

ALACHUA COUNTY

Blue Wave Coalition of Alachua County

https://www.bluewavealachua.org/

Contact:  davidtegeder@gmail.com

BREVARD COUNTY

Blue Wave Coalition of Brevard County

https://brevarddems.org/

Contact:  staceybpatel@gmail.com

BROWARD COUNTY

Blue Wave Coalition of Broward County

https://bwcbroward.com/

Contact:  lschecter@pobox.com

 

CHARLOTTE COUNTY

Blue Wave Coalition of Charlotte County

https://www.charlottedems.com/

Contact:  penelopemr8@gmail.com

 

DUVAL COUNTY

1st Coast Coalition

https://www.facebook.com/1stCoastCoalition/

Contact:  Kdroege1@gmail.com

 

LEE COUNTY

Lee Blue Wave Coalition

https://www.leebluewave.org

Contact:  LeeBlueWaveCoalition@gmail.com

MANATEE COUNTY

Blue Wave of Manasota

Contact:  karendcurlin@gmail.com

 

MIAMI-DADE COUNTY

Blue Wave Coalition of Miami-Dade County

https://bwc2020md.weebly.com/

Contact:  Skooter2@me.com

 

PALM BEACH COUNTY

Blue Wave Coalition of Palm Beach County

https://www.bluewavecoalitionpbc.com/

Contact:  dawndgreener@gmail.com

 

SARASOTA COUNTY

Sarasota County Democratic Party

https://www.sarasotadems.org

Contact:  jdv.devries8@gmail.com

 

ST. JOHNS COUNTY

Blue Wave Coalition of St. Johns County

https://www.bluewavecoalition.org/

Contact:  bluewavecoalition@gmail.com

 

VOLUSIA COUNTY

Blue Wave Coalition of Volusia County

https://www.bluewavevolusia.com/

Contact:  bluewavecoalitionvolusia@gmail.com

BWC Workshops

 

Based on their direct experience in St. Johns County, the original developers of the Blue Wave Coalition method offered regional workshops throughout the state of Florida in the latter half of 2019. The workshops engaged attendees in an in-depth 5-hour training on how to form and mobilize a local coalition of existing grassroots and other organizations, establish goals based on data and evidence, and develop a tailored campaign strategy to elect progressive and democratic leaders. All materials were provided, including a notebook with templates for campaign planning and implementation. These workshops ultimately led to the development of 12 additional regional coalitions in Florida who continue to meet virtually to troubleshoot challenges and share best practices.

Reviews 

The training session on Saturday was terrific.  Beautifully organized, well-presented, and very inspiring.  I have such admiration for the work you have already done - and great appreciation for the kickstart you've given us in Duval (and Clay) to form working coalitions for 2020 that can help us all make the difference we hope to see. Thanks again for all you've done, and for the remarkably thorough and generous way you're sharing your learning with the rest of the state. Looking forward to sharing some victories with you in 2020.

Elizabeth, Duval County

Thank you for spending the day, August 4, 2019, with us in Miami and sharing your expertise in organizing for turning Florida Blue!!! Your well-organized approach was most helpful, and we will use your ideas in our quest to get good people elected!!! It is so easy to follow and adapt your well thought out plan!! Again, Thank You!!! Wishing us a Blue State and Blue Senate and House in 2020!!!

Anita, Miami-Dade County

Enjoyable, organized, informative, helpful, inspirational--this was the most useful six-hour workshop/training I've attended in quite a while. Robin Dion and Marie Garnes know what works to get people out to vote, and they shared their ideas and experiences so that others can spread the Blue Wave too. We left the meeting in an upbeat mood and with the beginnings of a plan to turn Florida blue in 2020, county by county, voter by voter. Thank you, Blue Wave Coalition! Thanks to you, we're raising the tide. (PS: I think going national with this training in some way is also a good idea.)

Heath, Alachua County

Levy County left your workshop inspired and ready to put a plan together to defeat the orange monster. We feel like we can do it with the tools we have because of your hard work! We are forever grateful. Thank you for sharing and for instilling hope for the future of Florida and or Great Country!

Stacey, Levy County