We will be having guest speakers at our January 2020 General Membership Meeting. We hope you will be able to join us. Please see our guest speakers information below:
Candidate for Florida House of Representatives, District 46
Travaris McCurdy is a native son of Orlando, born in Orange Center and raised in Carver Shores, Mr. McCurdy was educated in the Orange County Public School System. Travaris attended Florida A & M University and holds a B.A. degree in Political Science.
Travaris is the former chief legislative aide to State Senators Geraldine Thompson and Randolph Bracy, and formerly served as the Deputy Political Director for the National Super PAC, For Our Future. Travaris has worked on several successful political campaigns including that of Orlando City Commissioner, Regina Hill.
His community involvement includes serving as OCPS-ACE school board member, West Lakes Partnership board member, NAACP member, and member of the Orange County Democratic Black Caucus. Mr. McCurdy is also the founder of the Mobile Library service which provides free books to children throughout Orange County. Travaris is a member of Mt. Pleasant Missionary Baptist Church and the Orlando Alumni Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc.
Upon being elected to the Florida House of Representatives Travaris plans to focus on the needs of the community in the areas of Housing, Criminal Justice Reform, Education, Seniors, Veterans and Health.
Brooke Christy is a Field Organizer for the Florida Democratic Party, responsible for building volunteer coalitions and managing voter registration efforts in Orange County.
Brooke is a Central Florida native and relocated to Orlando after graduating from Florida State University. During her time in Tallahassee, Brooke displayed her commitment to public service; serving as the Legislative Analyst to the Florida Senate Democratic Office, Lead Organizer for a Tallahassee Mayoral campaign, and Field Organizer for Gillum’s Gubernatorial Campaign. Brooke has committed her education and career to empowering the voices of others, and coordinating grassroot efforts.