Statement on Pulse Remembrance, June 12, 2020

Rainbow Democrats President Brandon Nelson issued the following statement regarding the Pulse tragedy: Four years ago today changed The City Beautiful forever. Orlando, the State of Florida, the nation, and the world woke up to the news that there had been a shooting at Pulse Nightclub in Orlando. It would become the deadliest mass shooting… Read More

April General Meeting of the Rainbow Democrats CANCELLED (Coronavirus update)

A message from Brandon Nelson, President of the Rainbow Democrats  Fellow Democrats, Due to the nationwide outbreak of COVID-19 (Coronavirus) and the increase of outbreak cases in┬áCentral Florida, out of an abundance of caution for the health and safety of our members, and also for the staff at The Center, the April 8th general meeting… Read More

The Rainbow Democrats are proud to be the host caucus for the Florida LGBTQ+ Democratic Caucus Winter Conference: All In To Win In 2020. The conference will take place Friday March 6th – Sunday March 8th at the Marriott Orlando Airport Lakeside Hotel. 2020 is a crucial election year as we seek to evict Donald… Read More

January 2020 General Meeting Guest Speakers

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: Brooke Christy Brooke Christy is a Field Organizer for the Florida Democratic Party, responsible for building volunteer coalitions and managing voter registration efforts in Orange County.… Read More

Resolution to Support the Impeachment of President Trump

WHEREAS The United States House of Representatives will be charging Donald John Trump, President of the United States of America, with two articles of impeachment WHEREAS The first article of impeachment is abuse of power into the handling of withholding federal aid from Ukraine in order to obtain information on a perceived political rival, and… Read More

Congratulations Commissioner-elect Bakari Burns!!!

In the race for Orlando City Commissioner District 6, the voters chose Bakari Burns as the best candidate to replace Commissioner Sam Ings. Ings resigned his Commission seat to run for Orlando Mayor during the November 5th election. There were originally 3 candidates for the District 6 seat on the November 5th ballot: Gary Siplin,… Read More

World AIDS Day 2019 – Statement From the Caucus President

Rainbow Democrats President Brandon Nelson released the following statement on World AIDS Day 2019: “World AIDS Day was established in 1988 to bring awareness to and fight against the HIV/AIDS virus.  It is also a day to stand in solidarity with those who are living with HIV, and to honor those who have died from… Read More

The Rainbow Democrats endorses Bakari Burns for Orlando City Commissioner, District 6

Bakari Burns is an Orlando native who grew up in District 6 and is a graduate of Orange County Public Schools. He holds a Bachelor’s of Science in Healthcare Management & a Master’s in Health Policy & Management from Florida A&M University. Mr. Burns has a proven record of helping improve the healthcare of citizens… Read More