Speakers at Friday’s rally included advocates from different organizations like Mi Familia Vota, an organization that aims to increase voter engagement, and Faith in Florida, a statewide interfaith nonprofit.
Moreno-Craft said it’s a particular group of families who haven’t been able to find permanent housing after relocating from Puerto Rico: those who have to support children, the elderly or family members with disabilities.
She urged Scott to use the state’s affordable housing fund to help these families at risk of homelessness and to pressure FEMA to provide permanent housing assistance, like the agency has done after other natural disasters in the U.S.
“He has the power to make change,” Moreno-Craft said. “We’re not asking for something that’s out of his power.”
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