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WASHINGTON, DC – America Votes Senior Leadership Team issued the following statement today celebrating President Biden’s nomination of Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson to the U.S. Supreme Court.
“Judge Jackson’s brilliant legal mind, impeccable character, and unwavering dedication to equal justice under law are precisely what we need on the Court at a time when the very foundations of American democracy are under assault. Her breadth of experience, from the public defender’s office to federal appellate judge, are proof that we can count on Judge Jackson to stand up for the constitutional rights of every person in this country.
“Not only is Judge Jackson eminently qualified to serve on the Supreme Court, we are proud as an organization that she will make history as the first Black woman to ascend to the bench of the nation’s highest court. It is a historic — and long overdue — step forward for representation that reinforces the value of every diverse voice in our democracy. Judge Jackson’s nomination to a lifetime appointment on the highest court in the land is sure to inspire a generation of future leaders to pursue their dreams.
“Judge Jackson is a historic nominee for the Supreme Court who has the mind and the character to meet the unique challenges we are facing today. America Votes urges the Senate to move forward with a fair and timely confirmation process.”
The America Votes Senior Leadership Team is comprised of: Greg Speed, President; Sara Schreiber, Executive Director; Daria Dawson, Deputy Executive Director & National Political Director; Daniel Gonzales, Director of Planning and Program Analysis; Evan Kost, Director of Development and Investment Relations; Shabab Siddiqui, Director of Data and Targeting; and Josiette White, Field Director.
America Votes is the central coordination hub of the progressive community both nationally and in more than 20 states across the country, working with more than 400 state and national partner organizations to advance progressive policies, win elections and protect every American’s right to vote. Visit www.americavotes.org for more information.
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