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MORE WOMEN, STRONGER DEMOCRACY
October 2020    

Dear ReflectUS Community,

I hope this letter finds you in good spirits!

We are happy to share that our September series of events was a huge success! In case you missed any of our 19th Amendment Centennial Speaker Series or any of the monthly Fireside Chats, you can watch the full recording of each event on our Youtube channel. If you haven’t already, don’t forget to subscribe! Both the Speaker Series and Fireside Chats will continue throughout the year so check out our website to register for upcoming events

We are also excited to announce the fall opening of our internship program which is currently accepting applications. You can visit our Internship page to view all the available positions and apply. And don’t forget to check out the new ReflectUS blog, which will offer opinion pieces and featured articles from ReflectUS staff, Coalition Members and other partners in the women’s representation movement. 

Last week, ReflectUS participated in the North Texas Giving Day fundraiser campaign. We are truly grateful for our generous donors who supported us with record-breaking giving! Thank you for your support which allows us to continue the great work being done through our ReflectUS Dallas Program. Part of that great work is our Board and Commissions Guide, a collection of available positions, timelines and ways to apply to local boards and commissions in greater Dallas county. For more opportunities to give, please visit our Network for Good profile to contribute. We appreciate the continued support!

In light of the upcoming election and the importance of voting, we want to remind you of another valuable resource on our website to keep at hand. Our Sophia the VoteBot from ReflectUS Coalition Member IGNITE can help answer questions about when to vote, where to vote, and how to vote. Test her out!

Finally, in honor of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, we released a statement last week, reinforcing and acknowledging our responsibility to carry on her legacy in the fight for equal representation in government. We take this moment to reflect on her leadership, which exemplifies the hopes and dreams of all Americans. 

Justice Ginsburg is one of the greatest examples of what can be accomplished when women lead. In her life and career, Justice Ginsburg demonstrated how political representation by women is essential to move our country forward. When women lead, we bring critical perspective, experience and insight, lending diversity to ideas and debates. Ultimately, these contributions result in equitable decision-making and public policy outcomes. We will continue the fight to support women as they run for office and step into leadership positions — a fight made possible because of the incredible legacy of women like Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

Join the movement!

Tiffany Gardner, ReflectUS CEO

We just released our new COVID-19 Issue Brief.

Campaigning in the Time of COVID-19
Women Candidates and the Challenges They Face

Visit our Publications page to read the full brief.

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ReflectUS has seen its share of press mentions and created a section on our site to keep track of the great work being recognized. Visit our Press Room.
 

ReflectUS is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, nonpartisan coalition working to increase the number of women in office and achieve equal representation across the racial, ideological, ethnic, and geographic spectrum in the United States. Learn More

Member organizations include Asian Pacific American Institute for Congressional Studies (APAICS)Empowered WomenHigher Heights for AmericaIGNITELatinasRepresentRepresentWomenShe Should RunVote Run Lead, and Women’s Public Leadership Network

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