Faith in Florida 2014 Faith Forum
On September 13, 2014, Faith in Florida held a powerful Faith Forum in Orlando, Fl attended by over 1,500 leaders of multiple faiths from across the state. In addition, the Forum was attended by Gubernatorial Candidate Charlie Crist and Attorney General Candidate George Sheldon. Though we had invited Governor Rick Scott, Attorney General Pam Bondi, the Cabinet and all candidates for statewide offices, the Governor and his cabinet decided not to attend, missing this great opportunity to hear first-hand from our clergy and leaders around the community issues that most impact us.
We prayed, sang, entertained and heard powerful testimonies from members of various congregations on how current policies have impacted them, their families and their communities. We also had the opportunity to hear Gubernatorial Candidate Charlie Crist and Attorney General Candidate George Sheldon respond to the issues that most impact our communities of faith, including voting rights restoration for disenfranchised Floridians, immigrant justice and health care.