FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Nov. 30, 2020
Statement from Jane Hopkins of SEIU Healthcare 1199NW on Appointment to Biden-Harris Transition COVID-19 Advisory Board
“It is an honor and a privilege to be named to President-Elect Biden and Vice President-Elect Harris’s COVID-19 Advisory Board.
“I am committed to using my voice on this advisory board to speak for all essential workers. The American people deserve an urgent, robust and professional response to the growing public health and economic crisis caused by the coronavirus outbreak. Healthcare workers, retail and service workers, and essential workers of all kinds have been vital to our country during the pandemic, and their perspective must be included in our work to beat this virus.
“There is real work ahead of us, but there is also hope. We can and will defeat the coronavirus. The president-elect and vice president-elect are preparing to lead on Day One to address the crises facing American families, and I am ready to get to work to support them in this most important task.”