Women for Biden: Daily Digest, September 8

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IN THE NEWS

Kamala Harris meets with family of Jacob Blake in Wisconsin, Blake joins by phone

Senator Harris said the Blake family are, “an incredible family and what they’ve endured and they just do it with such dignity and grace,” after her meeting. Harris also met with Black Milwaukee business leaders during the visit.
LINK: https://abcnews.go.com/Politics/kamala-harris-meets-family-jacob-blake-wisconsin-blake/story?id=72863184 

From Target to Twitter, U.S. companies urge workers to vote

We love this! Nearly 800 companies including Nike, Target, Twitter, Old Navy, and Starbucks are giving their employees time off to vote on Election Day as part of a CEO-led bipartisan activist group called Time to Vote.
LINK: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-election-companies/from-target-to-twitter-u-s-companies-urge-workers-to-vote-idUSKBN25Y1MI

Hobby Lobby is facing new boycott threats over a photo of a store display urging customers to ‘Vote Trump’

A now-viral photo — said to have been taken at one of its stores — showed a display of decorative letters that spell out “USA Vote Trump.”.
LINK: https://www.businessinsider.com/furious-shoppers-call-for-hobby-lobby-boycott-pro-trump-display-2020-9

Youth Voter Registration Already Above or Closing In on 2016 Election Levels

In 20 States, youth voter registration (ages 18-24) is already higher than in November 2016, but there is a lot of difference from state to state especially in crucial states such as Arkansas, where youth registration is still almost 20% away from where it was just before the 2016 election.
LINK: https://circle.tufts.edu/latest-research/youth-voter-registration-already-above-or-closing-2016-election-levels

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Op-Ed:

By Vice President Joe Biden and AFL-CIO President Richard Trumfka, 9/7/20

LINK: Joe Biden and Richard Trumka: Put power back in workers’ hands


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