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February 28, 2022

CONTACT: Miles Davis, 305-493-6002

Senator Shevrin Jones, Dignity Power, and Others Rally to Celebrate Dignity Day at the Capitol, Bring Attention to Ava’s Law

Tallahassee —

Senator Shevrin Jones (SD-35), Dignity Power, and others will host a press conference tomorrow to celebrate Dignity Day at the Capitol. Since forming in 2018, Dignity Power’s advocacy efforts for the reproductive rights and dignity of incarcerated women, girls+, and their children have shook the walls of the Florida Capitol with their back-to-back wins on the Dignity Act in 2019 and the Tammy Jackson Act in 2021.


WHO:              Florida State Senator Shevrin D. “Shev” Jones

                        Florida Representative Dianne Hart

                        Dignity Power Co-Founder Tray Johns

                        Dignity Youth Organizer Princess Roberts

                        Member Welcome Liaison Marilyn Walker

                        South Florida Organizer Jacqueline Cooney                   

WHEN:        TOMORROW: Tuesday, March 1, 2022 at 2:15 p.m.

WHERE:      4th Floor Rotunda, Florida State Capitol

                    400 South Monroe Street

                    Tallahassee, FL 32399-1100