Women for Biden: Daily Digest, August 26, 2020

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Today is Women’s Equality Day!

Celebrate the 100th Anniversary of the 19th Amendment

#WomensEqualityDay

Read: Senator Harris’s excellent Washington Post op-ed

Voting is the best way to honor the generations of women who paved the way for her (and for all of us).


EVENTS

WEDNESDAY AUGUST 26 

  1. Sister to Sister MI Roundtable with Sen. Harris, Rep. Lawrence, Virgie Rollins, and Melanie Campbell

On Wednesday, August 26, Biden for President Michigan will hold a virtual Sister to Sister: Mobilizing in Action Roundtable with Senator Kamala Harris, DNC Black Caucus Chair Virgie Rollins, and Chairwoman of Sisters Lead, Sisters Vote Melanie Campbell to launch a nationwide voter engagement program for Black women.

LINK: https://www.mobilize.us/joebiden/event/310221/

  1. Women’s Equality Day Phonebank with Jill Biden 6p ET

Women for Biden will mark Women’s Equality Day by reaching out to voters with a virtual phone bank hosted by Jill Biden.

Women’s Equality Day marks the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment, which enshrined women’s right to vote in the U.S. Constitution. The campaign will mark the day with a number of actions focused on engaging and mobilizing women across the country, including Wednesday evening’s phonebank.

https://www.mobilize.us/joebiden/event/311137

  1. Women for Biden: Millennials & Gen Z Weekly Phone Bank

Every Wednesday 8-9p ET

Join young women from across the country on Wednesday 8/26 to make calls to help elect Joe Biden. We will be joined by special guest Andrea Flores, advocate and co-author of the NYT Bestseller “Yes She Can: 10 Stories of Hope and Change from Young Female Staffers of the Obama White House”

LINK: https://www.mobilize.us/joebiden/event/298173/

  1. Maine Women for Biden Virtual Kickoff with Sec. Madeleine Albright 7-8p

Join Team Joe, Sec. Madeleine Albright, Maine Senator Cathy Breen, Maine Rep. Tina Riley, and other Maine leaders for a Maine Women for Biden Kickoff event. Upon RSVP, information for joining the event will be sent in a separate email.

https://www.mobilize.us/joebiden/event/310487

  1. 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!

LINK: https://www.mobilize.us/joebiden/event/299457/

  1. Mobilized & Amplified: Military Families for Biden- 7pm

https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZwode6gqDkuE9PVbN4b-8nPfR_2Km_vK0AV

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.

  1. Women of Color Social Justice Book Club- Fighting Voter Suppression 6p CT/7p ET

Join us for the next Women of Color Social Justice Book Club on Wednesday, August 26 at 6 p.m. CT/7 p.m. ET for “Fighting Voter Suppression”. We have an exciting line up of national experts! Our moderators are Gloria Moore and Rachel Green. In 2016 hundreds of thousands of mostly minority voters were prevented from voting which caused a Democratic Presidential loss based on slim margins in key states. How can we fight widespread open voter suppression in 2020?

LINK: Register here: https://www.mobilize.us/joebiden/event/309110/

We ask you to please review the following before the next Book Club, which will be recorded and live streamed.

Suppressed: The Right to Vote – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=03DGjnIkTdI

Americans – https://vimeo.com/394689257 (password is: americans)

And She Could Be Next, Episode 1 – https://www.andshecouldbenext.com/watch?gclid=Cj0KCQjw7Nj5BRCZARIsABwxDKK-iqS8k-WvX0XPa5x82Xcd1YicniitfJIApJ_gR59sV4mQOxy65WQaAhEPEALw_wcB

Stacey Abrams, Op-Ed, NY Times: I Know Voting Feels Inadequate Right Now



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