Priorities USA Action and American Federation of Teachers Announce $250,000 Digital Ad Partnership Motivating African-American Voters in Florida
Washington, DC — Priorities USA Action and the American Federation of Teachers are beginning a $250,000 partnership to motivate and mobilize African-American voters in support of Bill Nelson and Andrew Gillum this fall. The ads, which will run on Hulu and other premium video platforms, highlight Nelson and Gillum’s support for policies that would specifically benefit Florida’s African-American communities, as well as the power of voting.
To view an example of the ads, click here.
“Bill Nelson and Andrew Gillum know that the elections this fall will determine the future of health care, wages, education and more in Florida, especially for the state’s African-American communities,” said Guy Cecil, Chairman of Priorities USA Action. “Priorities is thrilled to work with AFT to support these candidates because we know Bill Nelson and Andrew Gillum understand the issues that African-American voters face in their daily lives and because we know they’ll fight tirelessly for them and their families.”
“With the start of early voting rapidly approaching, African-American voters are looking for candidates who both speak authentically and honestly about their concerns and have real plans to help their community,” said Randi Weingarten, president of the American Federation of Teachers. “Andrew Gillum and Bill Nelson are proven champions for higher wages, affordable health care, public education and environmental justice, and AFT is proud to partner with Priorities to make sure that African-American voters throughout Florida know exactly who is standing with them.”