Being American with Deval Patrick

A Conversation with Shakya Cherry-Donaldson of 1000 Women Strong on Engaging Voters

December 06, 2021 Deval Patrick Season 2 Episode 3
Being American with Deval Patrick
A Conversation with Shakya Cherry-Donaldson of 1000 Women Strong on Engaging Voters
Show Notes

In this episode of the Being American Podcast, Gov. Patrick sits down with Shakya Cherry-Donaldson, the executive director of 1000 Women Strong, a group that provides resources, recruits, trains, mobilizes, and organizes around issues that impact Black Women and their extended communities.  1000 Women Strong is partnering with Bridge Together, led by Gov. Patrick, to engage voters ahead of the 2022 midterms and beyond.  Gov. Patrick also addresses ongoing efforts in Congress to protect voting rights in response to state voter suppression laws disproportionately impacting communities of color.