October 6, 2020

No Ballot Left Behind

Maria and Julio talk with Alicia Garza, special projects director for the National Domestic Workers Alliance, co-creator of Black Lives Matter, and co-host of the Sunstorm podcast, and Ai-jen Poo, co-founder and executive director of the National Domestic Workers Alliance and co-host of the Sunstorm podcast. They discuss the latest news with the White House as the latest coronavirus hotspot. They also talk about the impact of women of color organizers from the domestic worker movement to Black Lives Matter, and if this historic moment will bring an opportunity for change in this country.  SAVE THE DATE: Our next virtual LIVE ITT show is on Wednesday, Oct. 14th at 7:30pm ET! Maria and Julio will be joined by All-Star guests Imara Jones, creator of TransLash Media, and Jenni Monet, founder of Indigenously to discuss the 2020 election and the POC vote. For more info and to RSVP, click here. ITT Staff Picks: - “Domestic workers are organizing to make care work a 2020 election issue,” writes Sheila Bapat in a recent article for Truthout.  - “Rather than being politically inactive, many non-voters organized outside of electoral spheres long before Trump took office, and argue that Trump is not exceptional,” writes Vanessa Taylor in this piece for Mic that sheds light on why some Black and brown voters are opting out. - Ben Mathis-Lilley gives an update on the presidential election in a round-up for Slate. Photo credit: Ashlee Rezin Garcia/Chicago Sun-Times via AP  

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