THE ROBIN BRASSO SOCIAL JUSTICE INITIATIVE
PROTECTING VOTING RIGHTS
On the 100th anniversary of Womens’ Suffrage, our Board, together with the Brasso family, has launched The Robin Brasso Social Justice Initiative, dedicated to promoting civic engagement and activism. Scroll down to view our message of dedication and honor to Robin Brasso’s legacy.
Robin Brasso was a beloved and dedicated Board Member and Policy Chair of NCJW San Francisco. She was a ferocious advocate for reproductive freedom and voting rights. An inspirational community leader and activists, Robin was always on top of legislation affecting women, children, and those in need. She led our advocacy actions on the forefront of the local and national efforts to defend voting and reproductive rights.
Through her passionate community work and leadership, Robin inspired generations of young leaders in social justice and helped to save countless lives. In honor of her memory, and to carry on her legacy, we are focusing this Initiative on our continued work to defend reproductive freedom and voting rights.
A new year of the ongoing Robin Brasso Social Justice Initiative is underway. To participate in our actions, please contact the Co-Chairs, Rachel Brasso (Robin Brasso’s daughter) and Ellyn Levinson at email@example.com. Join us to help make a difference!
VOTING RIGHTS WEBINAR
Our Protect the Right to Vote efforts include a webinar that will discuss voter suppression and give instruction on how our members and fellows can vote this year, including how you can track your vote. Notices of the webinar will be sent and posted on our website. Please take note that every registered California voter will receive a vote by mail ballot automatically. For more information, you can click HERE or go to the California Secretary of State’s website.
In addition, we are launching a campaign to send postcards to voters in other states (e.g. Florida, Texas, North Carolina) to remind them of the importance of confirming their voter registration status and casting their ballots.
Will you help us? If you wish so, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org to register as a volunteer.
Please join us in securing our vote and our democracy in the most important election of a lifetime!
Ellyn Levinson and Rachel Brasso
Co-Chairs, The Robin Brasso Social Justice Initiative
Don’t miss the opportunity to volunteer in our Postcard Campaign!
We are sending 3000 postcards to voters in other states (e.g. Florida, Texas, North Carolina) to remind them of the importance of confirming their voter registration status and casting their ballots.
Sign up as volunteer HERE.
For further information and requests, please email us at email@example.com
THE FIGHT TO PROTECT OUR 2020 VOTE
A conversation with Barbara Lee, Congresswoman for the 13th District of California.
Wednesday, September 9, 2020
4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
As we honor the fundamental principle of our democracy “One Person One Vote”, we mobilize community efforts to safeguard the 2020 critical election. In our conversation with Congresswoman Barbara Lee we learned of recent voter suppression attempts and how our representatives fight back on a federal and state level.
PROTECT THE RIGHT TO VOTE WEBINAR
Wednesday, September 9, 2020
11:00 am – 12:00 pm
As we are going forward with The Robin Brasso Social Justice Initiative’s 2020 Protect the Right to Vote campaign, we joined for an educational webinar focused on voter eligibility, registration and protection, including an overview of voter suppression attempts and instruction on how you can vote this year and track your vote. Thank you for the very informative and inspiring presentations of our featured speakers: Adena Ishii, Voter Services Director, League of Women Voters of Berkeley, Albany & Emeryville (LWVBAE) and Danielle Deibler Services Director League of Women Voters of San Francisco