Rainbow Democrats endorse candidates for Orange County Soil & Water Conservation

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEOctober 5, 2020 ORLANDO, FL – Today, the Rainbow Democrats caucus have announced their endorsement of the candidates for the Orange County Soil & Water Conservation groups. Rainbow Democrats President Brandon Nelson issued the following statement on the Caucus’ endorsement: We have an opportunity to elect the most progressive group of soil and water conservationists in Orange… Read More

Rainbow Democrats endorse Vicki-Elaine Felder for Orange County School Board District 5

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEOctober 4, 2020 ORLANDO, FL – Today, the Rainbow Democrats caucus have announced their endorsement of Vicki-Elaine Felder, candidate for Orange County School Board District 5. Rainbow Democrats President Brandon Nelson issued the following statement on the Caucus’ endorsement: As a current educator in Orange County Public Schools (OCPS), Vicki Felder will advocate for the needs of… Read More

The Rainbow Democrats recommend a YES vote on all 3 Orange County Charter Amendments

On Thursday, October 1st, the membership of the Rainbow Democrats voted to recommend a YES vote on all 3 charter amendments on the November ballot for Orange County, FL. Orange County Charter Question # 1 Official Wording of the Amendment The Right to Clean Water Charter Amendment (also known as the Wekiva River and Econlockhatchee… Read More

Rainbow Democrats endorse Melissa Byrd for Orange County School Board District 7

ORLANDO, FL – Today, the Rainbow Democrats caucus have announced another round of endorsements just a few days before the August 18 primary election. Rainbow Democrats President Brandon Nelson issued the following statement on the Caucus’ endorsement: In the race for Orange County School Board District 7, our members endorsed incumbent school board member Melissa Byrd. Also endorsed… Read More

Rainbow Democrats Endorse Dr. Karen Castor Dentel, Rep. Geraldine Thompson, and Commissioner Emily Bonilla for re-election

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEAugust 14, 2020 ORLANDO, FL – Today, the Rainbow Democrats caucus have announced another round of endorsements just a few days before the August 18 primary election. Rainbow Democrats President Brandon Nelson issued the following statement on the Caucus’ endorsements: Each of these incumbent elected officials has demonstrated their strong commitment to the LGBTQ+ community, ensuring that… Read More

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 Central 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