March Recap

Speaker Filler-Corn meets the moment, Virginia Democrats are still hard at work during the COVID-19 outbreak, DPVA is hosting some digital events, and how you can stay involved following the Governor’s stay at home order.

Democratic Party of VA
2 min readApr 1, 2020


Eileen Filler-Corn has been lauded for her leadership in getting the most progressive agenda in decades passed in her first Session as Speaker.

Read the Washington Post article here

Governor Northam issued a stay at home order for all non essential personnel

Learn more about Governor Northam’s executive order here

Governor Northam also requested federal aid to the Virginia National Guard’s full-time response to COVID-19

Read The Virginia Mercury article here

Zohaib Bagg, a 7-year-old from Ashburn, got the attention of the nation for gathering PPEs for local healthcare workers

Read more about Zohaib’s donations here

Delegate Danica Roem saw a fault in the school lunch policy and won a major victory for food-insecure families across the nation

Read more about Delegate Roem’s win here

Virginia Universities step up to the plate and develop tests for COVID-19

VCU has developed in-home testing for COVID-19 and is now conducting experimental testing for a cure.

Read more about VCU’s COVID-19 procedures here

UVA has also developed COVID-19 testing and is offering it to hospitals across the state.

Read more about their efforts here

The DPVA is holding two virtual events in April — mark your calendars!

In The Know — April 15th

5th Annual Barbara Johns Panel on Civil Rights — April 25th

Make sure you stop by Mobilize to stay up to date on virtual events so you can stay involved!



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