August 11, 2020
Emgage Action Statement on Biden’s Historic Vice Presidential Pick
Washington, D.C.- Sen. Kamala Harris has been announced as Joe Biden’s Vice Presidential pick. Harris is now the first black and South Asian American woman to run on a major political party’s presidential ballot.
“Joe Biden’s Vice Presidential pick is historic: Harris is the first black and South Asian American woman to run on a major political party’s presidential ballot. We hope that this signifies, under a Biden administration, an era of unprecedented diversity and representation of minority communities in our government. We are hopeful that Biden and Harris will work together to cultivate an America that is just and equitable for all peoples.” – Wa’el Alzayat, CEO of Emgage Action
Emgage Action is a Muslim civic advocacy organization, with national headquarters in Washington, D.C., and state chapters in Michigan, Texas, Florida, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and New York.