Great Moments from the Miami Science March on Earth Day!

A big thanks to Martha L., Lindsey C., and Susan W. from UKAN who showed up last Saturday for the Miami Science March! It was a wonderful day full of friends, family, and positive messages, even during this very challenging Earth Day. It was a great reminder why it is so important that we keep … Continue reading Great Moments from the Miami Science March on Earth Day!

Local tax rally tomorrow (4/18)!

Tomorrow is this year's official "tax day," so let's follow up on last Saturday's hugely successful national Tax March with a rally along Highway 1 in front of the Murray Nelson Center (MM 102, bayside) at 11 AM. Bring signs, banners and noise makers - including your VOICE!  We'll have extra signs (20"x30") available at the rally! Let your neighbors … Continue reading Local tax rally tomorrow (4/18)!

Post -Rally Fracking Update and Call to Action!

On April 1st, a rally was held outside of State Rep. Holly Raschein's office to protest fracking in Florida and to support HB451 and SB442, a statewide ban on fracking.  The rally brought together organizations such as UKAN, Women's March Florida Keys Chapter, Urban Paradise Guild, Middle Keys Action Network and Food and Water Watch. … Continue reading Post -Rally Fracking Update and Call to Action!

Update on SB 10- Now or Neverglades Water Storage Bill

Elizabeth Jolin- Florida Bay Forever Senate Bill 10 passed in the full Senate on April 12th! This is great news! But now means that the House has to resurrect bill 761 which is the House companion bill. Our group was in Tallahassee for Sportfishing Day and had the opportunity to meet with Holly Raschein.  Her … Continue reading Update on SB 10- Now or Neverglades Water Storage Bill

Miami People’s Climate March, April 29th!

 Yes, UKAN, let's show up and get our Keys voices heard! If you plan on going, please e-mail ukanenvironmentalteam@gmail.com so that we can coordinate...thanks! by Miami Climate Alliance DESCRIPTION Join the Miami Climate Alliance, Women's March Florida Miami-Dade Chapter, Union of Concerned Scientists, 350.org, SEIU, frontline community groups, and hundreds of thousands of others as … Continue reading Miami People’s Climate March, April 29th!

March for Science on Earth Day (April 22) with Us!

  Join fellow UKAN members as we march in Miami on Earth Day! Please see march information below, as well as ride share information from Key Largo on the day of the event.  And please, if you are going, email ukanenvironmentalteam@gmail.com to better organize our efforts...thank you! We will come together on April 22, 2017 to unite, … Continue reading March for Science on Earth Day (April 22) with Us!

Plastic Bag Ban Update and Action Steps

Please help us rid our beautiful community of plastic bags! These unnecessary items are adding to pollution, filling our landfills, and endangering our wildlife.  Below is a wonderful summary by one of our UKAN Environmental Team members. By Nate Collins Bill Details: Florida Senate Bill 162 (https://www.flsenate.gov/Session/Bill/2017/00162) Last Action: 3/23/2017 Senate - Now in Community Affairs -SJ … Continue reading Plastic Bag Ban Update and Action Steps

Tax March – Saturday, April 15, West Palm Beach

UKAN's Government Corruption team invites you to join Rise Up!, Indivisible South Florida, Women's March Florida, and South Florida Activism in West Palm Beach to demand transparency from the president. Until we see President Trump's taxes, we won't know if and when his decisions benefit him and his family - or the American people! A recent … Continue reading Tax March – Saturday, April 15, West Palm Beach

Anti-fracking demonstration in Key Largo

UKAN and MKAN (Middle Keys Action Network) joined forces last Saturday, April 1st, outside the Key Largo office of State Representative Holly Raschein to encourage her to support a bill that would ban fracking in Florida. Fracking is "a process in which fractures in rocks below the earth's surface are opened and widened by injecting chemicals and … Continue reading Anti-fracking demonstration in Key Largo