Women for Biden: Daily Digest, August 11, 2020

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84 Days Until Election Day

Joe Will Be Naming His Running Mate Soon!

Joe will be naming his running mate soon and here’s what we know:
She is a woman
She is phenomenal
We will support her bid to break the glass ceiling and cheer for whoever Joe selects to join him on the march to Election Day. Because when women show up, we win!


IN THE NEWS

Democrats unite next week! Aug 17-20

Check out all the ways you can watch: https://demconvention.com/watch

The Democratic National Convention will play out like a star-studded Zoom call next week, anchored by nightly prime-time keynote speeches, with Michelle Obama on Monday, Jill Biden on Tuesday, Barack Obama on Wednesday, and Joseph R. Biden Jr.’s acceptance speech on Thursday.

It’s time to implement a 4-day workweek, Andrew Yang says. The pandemic has made it important now more than ever

New Zealand’s Prime Minister, Jacinda Ardern, proposed a similar policy as part of an economic recovery effort from the coronavirus pandemic.

How do you feel about a four-day work week?
https://www.businessinsider.com/andrew-yang-pandemic-highlights-importance-implementing-4-day-workweek-2020-8 

Educators say Betsy DeVos is funneling pandemic funding into private schools

As parents and teachers are all trying to figure out school reopening, Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos has allegedly used the COVID pandemic to promote a partisan agenda aimed at nationalizing private vouchers at the expense of funding public schools. https://www.nbcnews.com/video/educators-say-betsy-devos-is-funneling-pandemic-funding-into-private-schools-89844805978 

The Trump Pandemic

Trump has been asked several times to explain these decisions. He has given two answers. One is that he wanted to save money. ‘Some of the people we cut, they haven’t been used for many, many years,’ he said in February. His second answer is that he had other priorities…’I’m thinking about a lot of other things, too, like trade.’”
https://slate.com/news-and-politics/2020/08/trump-coronavirus-deaths-timeline.html 


EVENTS 


TUESDAY AUGUST 11

7pm- Nationwide Phone Banking with Tess

FACEBOOK EVENT: https://www.facebook.com/events/372221040445815/

WEDNESDAY AUGUST 12

Pennsylvania Women for Biden Weekly Phone Bank 7-8:30p ET

Please join the PA Women For Biden Network every Wednesday Night at 7pm EST for a Phone Bank to get Joe Biden elected. This is the method we have to reach potential voters during these turbulent times and we need all hands on deck! No experience required! Training will be provided every Wednesday from 7:00-7:30pm EST and the Phone Bank will happen from 7:30-8:30pm EST. Please rsvp to join us and get the information on how to log in. Can’t wait to see you there!

FACEBOOK EVENT: https://www.facebook.com/events/739019356930579

Jersey Girls Week of Action- 7-8:30pm EST

A group of New Jersey based women who support Joe Biden for President. We are united behind Joe for his integrity, unrivaled experience, and leadership. As women, we are keenly aware of the importance of this election. We are committed to working tirelessly to elect Joe Biden as our next President.

Mobilized & Amplified: Military Families for Biden- 6pm

What matters most to military families? Join the teams from Military Families for Biden and Women for Biden to find out! We’re gathering military family members experts to discuss the challenges and opportunities faced by military families and why Joe Biden is the best choice for our next Commander in Chief. We’ll wrap each session with a training that will help you amplify your voice this election season.

This event will focus on Spouse Economic Opportunity with Melissa Edwards and Sue Hoppin.

FACEBOOK EVENT: https://www.facebook.com/events/652065055732136

Women of Color Social Justice Book Club: Asian American Civil Rights: The Model Minority Myth, 6 p.m. CT/7 p.m. ET

We have an exciting lineup of national experts! Our moderator is Anne Shaw, a co-Chair of the Women of Color for Biden committee and an administrator for Illinois Women for Biden FB and Illinois Asian American Pacific Islanders for Biden FB.

FACEBOOK EVENT: https://www.facebook.com/events/758562904891201/

We ask you to please review the following before the next Book Club, which will be recorded and live-streamed.
· Model Minority Myth
Why Do We Call Asian Americans The Model Minority? | AJ+ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PrDbvSSbxk8
· Civil Rights and Vincent Chin
“After 50 years of ‘Asian American,’ advocates say the term is ‘more essential than ever’”
https://www.nbcnews.com/news/asian-america/after-50-years-asian-american-advocates-say-term-more-essential-n875601

“Part 1 of Vincent Who?”

“Don’t Be Racist: Vincent Chin and Why You Should NOT Call Coronavirus the “Chinese Virus”

· Violence against Asian Americans
“Growing violence against Asian Americans” (July 2020) https://www.cbsnews.com/news/anti-asian-american-hate-incidents-up-racism/
“’We just want to be safe’: Hate crimes, harassment of Asian Americans rise amid coronavirus pandemic” (May 2020)
https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/politics/2020/05/20/coronavirus-hate-crimes-against-asian-americans-continue-rise/5212123002
Who are Sikhs in America? https://www.npr.org/sections/codeswitch/2017/04/28/525899092/why-american-sikhs-think-they-need-a-publicity-campaign

Jewish Women for Joe Summer Book Club: Lilli de Jong7pm ET

The Jewish Women for Joe Summer Book Club is going strong! Will you join us for our next meeting? We’ll be getting into some great historical fiction with Lilli de Jong, and of course, we’ll be joined by author Janet Benton!

FACEBOOK EVENT: https://www.facebook.com/events/373210200331551

Women of Color For Biden Virtual Political Salon: Series IV 7-8p

Please join Women of Color for Biden for a conversation with Erin Wilson, National Political Director and Michelle Kwan, Surrogate Director, Biden for President Campaign.

FACEBOOK EVENT: https://www.facebook.com/events/756523838448195/

THURSDAY AUGUST 13

7pm ET – National Women for Biden Monthly Training

Join us for our next Women for Biden National Training on August 13! 

FACEBOOK EVENT: https://www.facebook.com/events/381037779547625/

Gun Violence Prevention with Beto O’Rourke, Fred Guttenberg, and Kelly Sampson

Jews 4 Joe will be joined by Congressman Beto O’Rourke, Fred Guttenberg, and Kelly Sampson for a conversation on Gun Violence Prevention, the relationship between lax regulations and increasing hate in America what the Obama-Biden administration did to expand meaningful legislation, and what a Biden administration will do to protect American citizens.

FACEBOOK EVENT: https://www.facebook.com/events/292166521884482/

Wisconsin Women for Biden Phone Bank 6:30 Central

A group of Wisconsin women who support Joe Biden for President. We are united behind Joe for his integrity, unrivaled experience, and leadership. We are keenly aware of the importance of this election. We are committed to working tirelessly to elect Joe Biden as our next President. Connect with your community and learn how to make phone calls for Joe!

FACEBOOK EVENT: https://www.facebook.com/events/1196909677483371/


FROM THE CAMPAIGN

Who do you trust to help the US beat COVID-19? Joe has a REAL plan:
https://joebiden.com/beat-covid19/

Campaign inviting you to make your own Joe Ad #MyJoeAd
https://drive.google.com/file/d/1L_ROUCsg1BrQdCBW2RzCimGWoxKNvOUb/view?usp=sharing

Frontline workers
https://drive.google.com/file/d/1nf1F6arHBtuI3aW_gre26w1yaEWewhgw/view?usp=sharing

Thursday Training Call Recap Videos:

Jennifer Garner/Dr. Jill Biden MomsForBiden Kickoff recap
VIDEO: https://www.dropbox.com/s/1jyynrxg0p65fha/MomsforBiden_final.mp4?dl=0 

Stacey Abrams on Voter Suppression
https://www.dropbox.com/s/8z8ri3jqezbyuam/STACEY%20-%20VOTER%20SUPPRESSION.mp4?dl=0 

Ashley Biden/Karine Jean-Pierre on Build Back Better
https://www.dropbox.com/s/14o9kf0xb28gnip/BuildBackBetter_%20final.mp4?dl=0https://www.dropbox.com/s/14o9kf0xb28gnip/BuildBackBetter_%20final.mp4?dl=0 


ENDORSEMENTS


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