White Men Who Lost
When discussing the wins and momentum for 2020, most people are not discussing the women who won. Instead, they are fixated on the white man who lost.
In city halls, state capitals and the chambers of Congress, elected officials are making decisions about young women’s bodies, lives, and futures— without listening to our voices. We’re here to change that. Platform is a new training and lobby organization dedicated to ensuring the voices of all those who identify as young women, non-conforming, non-binary, and femme folx are heard in the rooms where decisions are made. We do this through:
Every month we will release a new Policy Debate Pack that serves as a guide to an issue, from lingo to key statistics to stakeholders to history to taking action.
In the months since we released each policy pack, both a whole lot and a whole lot of nothing has changed. Catch up on where our policies stand as we head into the new Congress.
For far too long, the voices of women have been pushed aside for politicians’ personal interests. At Platform, we give women megaphones. Keep reading to learn about what women are really saying.