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Video: Virginia Grassroots Coalition Briefing/Press Conference

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See below for video of the Virginia Grassroots Coalition (“more than 40 Indivisible, Swing Left, Huddle, Our Revolution, and other groups, representing more than 10,000 Virginia voters”) Briefing/Press conference going on right now. Among the Coalition’s top priorities are:

  • Create safe and environmentally healthy communities for all Virginians
  • Promote equity and human rights of all Virginia residents
  • Invest in our economic future by supporting our students, workers and families
  • Promote fairness and transparency in our elections and politics
  • Campaign Finance Reform, such as prohibiting public service corporations from contributing to political candidates
  • Universal Background Checks
  • Women’s Reproductive Rights
  • Combating the climate crisis by supporting the Green New Deal and Virginia Clean Economy Act
  • Criminal Justice Reform
  • Repealing “Right to Work”

Elected officials speaking at the briefing include Del. Josh Cole (D), Sen. Chap Petersen (D), Del. Ken Plum (D), Del. Jennifer Carroll Foy (D), Del. Kaye Kory (D), Del. Joseph Lindsey (D), Del. Lee Carter (D), Del. Sam Rasoul (D)…