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Source: United States House of Representatives – Congresswoman Deb Haaland (NM-01)

May 1, 2020

Press Release

Washington, DC – On Monday, May 4th, the Democratic Women’s Caucus (DWC) led by Co-Chairs Lois Frankel (FL-21), Brenda Lawrence (MI-14), and Jackie Speier (CA-14) and Vice Chairs Veronica Escobar (TX-16) and Deb Haaland (NM-01) will host a virtual meeting on the disparate impacts of COVID-19 on women and families. 

DWC members will be joined by the following special guests:

  • Deborah J. Vagins, President and CEO, National Network to End Domestic Violence
  • Fatima Goss Graves, President and CEO, National Women’s Law Center
  • April Verret, President of SEIU, Local 2015 
  • Jacqueline Ayers, National Director, Legislative Affairs, Planned Parenthood
  • Additional speakers to be added.

The DWC is comprised of the 90 Democratic women Members in the U.S. House of Representatives. 

Interested media may access this teleconference on a listen-only basis. Follow up questions may be directed to the