Ashley Biden, Chief Justice Cheri Beasley and Women Leaders Launch North Carolina Women for Bidenby Greater Diversity News July 24, 2020
On Monday, July 27, Biden for President will launch North Carolina Women for Biden with Ashley Biden, the daughter of Jill and Joe Biden, Special Guest Chief Justice Cheri Beasley, and other women leaders who will lead a community rally about what’s at stake in the upcoming election for women and North Carolinians in November.
Women for Biden is a nationwide network working to elect Joe Biden by mobilizing women around the country to get out the vote. In addition to the national network, Women for Biden has launched in key battleground states such as Florida, Michigan, Pennsylvania, Wisconsin and Arizona, reaching thousands of women.
Ashley Biden is a social worker and criminal justice reform advocate. Most recently, she served as the Executive Director for the Delaware Center for Justice, the leading criminal justice reform organization in the state. During her seven years at DCJ, the organization helped to advance gun violence intervention programming, pre-trial reform, legislation to support formerly incarcerated people, and administered rehabilitative programming inside and outside of state prisons. Prior to DCJ, Ashley served as a liaison for the Department of Services for Children, Youth and their Families, working in juvenile detention centers, mental health facilities, and developing innovative workforce development programs. In 2017, Ashley started a business that designs and sells American-made clothing, with a goal of supporting economic development in under-resourced communities. Ashley received her B.A. from Tulane University and was awarded her M.S.W from the University of Pennsylvania School of Social Policy and Practice. She is a recipient of the John Hope Franklin Combating Racism Award from the Black Men at Penn School of Social Work, and of the Liberty Bell Award by the Delaware Bar Association for outstanding service to her community.
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MONDAY, JULY 27
North Carolina Women for Biden Launch Event
Start Time: 5:30 PM ET