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First Coast Connect with Melissa Ross

Legislative Environmental Issues; Women’s Center; ACT UP Drive-in; WGW

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At left, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis delivers his State of the State address to a joint session Tuesday, March 2, 2021 at the Capitol in Tallahassee, Fla.

The 2021 Florida Legislative Session is underway and COVID-19 relief is at the top of the agenda for state lawmakers.

But environmental concerns are also on the list. Susan Glickman, the Florida Director for Southern Alliance for Clean Energy, joined us to discuss some of the issues.

Women’s Center of Jacksonville

March is Women’s History Month and the Women's Center of Jacksonville, a women’s shelter and advocacy center, has a lot planned. Teresa Miles, the center's Executive Director of the , joined us with more. 

ACT UP Drive-In

In honor of International Women’s Day, ANACT’s ACT UP series returns this Saturday, with a drive-in screening of Knock Down the House at the Beaches. Brianna Kilcullen is the founder and CEO of ANACT, and joined us with details. 

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Michael Gonzalez can be reached at newsteam@wjct.org.

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Michael Gonzalez is joining WJCT News as a spring intern from Jacksonville University.