Volma Volcy is a father, brother, husband and community organizer. He was born and raised in Haiti and migrated to Miami Gardens FL at the tender age of twelve. He has dedicated the past decade of his life serving, educating and mobilizing his community. He attended Miami Gardens Middle School and graduated from Miami Gardens Sr High, the home of the Vikings. In 2008, he graduated from the University of Central Florida with a dual degree in International Relations and Political Science.
Volma started organizing when he developed a passion to feed the hungry and the homeless in the Downtown Miami area. He founded Haitian Generation 2.0 (HG20) in 2008 with the mission to engage and mobilize young Haitian Americans to take an active role in community service. At the Helm of HG20, Volma partnered with Miami Dade College, United Way of Miami Dade and other community based organization to feed thousands of homeless people and engaged hundreds of young people to participate in the feeding and helping people who were less fortunate. He is now the Founder and Executive Director of The Ring of Democracy, a non-profit organization focused on promoting Civic Engagement while raising awareness around the issues of social justice, economic justice, immigration reform and climate change.
He has spent the better part of the last decade working with non-profit organizations such as Enroll America, promoting the Affordable Care Act in various position both in Florida and Alabama. He worked as the Youth and Hispanic Regional Director for NextGen Climate promoting climate change awareness. He also served as the State Field Director for New Florida Majority (NewFM). With NewFM, he managed a team of canvassers and organizers to register over 30,000 voters and knock on more than 100,000 doors during the 2016 elections.
Volma developed and implemented electoral campaign strategies, combining independent leadership and collaboration with key stakeholders. He planned and oversaw electoral activities, such as candidate vetting and candidate interview prior to endorsing. He also oversaw field and communications programs while building durable relationships with elected officials, potential candidates, and key community leaders to strengthen and maintain NewFM presence as a political force. He is passionate and excited about the work we can do as a community and is dedicated to community engagement, community organizing and coalition building, to expand, strengthen and empower our communities.