The Pledge

If you want our votes, you have to protect our rights.

The Pledgemaker Distinctions

Young women across the country are rising up to take ownership for our democracy and our future.  Platform is launching our Pledgemaker Distinction series that will help us make informed decisions as we head into the voting booths and connect us to lawmakers who will pledge to advance necessary legislation.

These Distinctions are based on the alignment between elected officials or candidates and the agenda we created at our 2018 National Convention. We are asking lawmakers and candidates to take the pledge below to pursue solutions to the listed issues. We are asking lawmakers and candidates to take the pledge that they will listen to our voices and work with us as partners in progress.

This distinction does not equate to an endorsement but rather signifies that lawmakers or candidates have completed our questionnaire and made the Platform Pledge.

Rosie the Riveter Arm with Banner reading "Platform Pledge"

✓  I pledge to make space for young women-identified, non-binary, gender non-conforming, and femme voices in the rooms where decisions about their bodies, lives, and futures are made.
✓  I pledge to pursue solutions to end racial profiling and the criminalization of women and girls-identified people of color. 
✓  I pledge to pursue solutions to protect immigrant’s rights and opportunities.
  I pledge to pursue solutions to secure economic justice for all women-identified people.
✓  I pledge to pursue solutions to end sexual violence and guarantee protections for all survivors.
✓  I pledge to pursue solutions to end gun violence.
  I pledge to pursue solutions to ensure access to and protection of reproductive justice.
✓  I pledge to preserve, protect, and respect the humanity, equality, dignity, identity, and rights of each person. 

Are you ready to take the Pledge?

If you are a lawmaker or candidate interested in receiving the Pledgemaker Distinction, please fill out the respective questionnaire below. Want more information, including our “Guide to Taking the Pledge,” email  us at jennifer@platformwomen.org.

 

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