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.
Eileen Filler-Corn has been lauded for her leadership in getting the most progressive agenda in decades passed in her first Session as Speaker.
Governor Northam issued a stay at home order for all non essential personnel
Governor Northam also requested federal aid to the Virginia National Guard’s full-time response to COVID-19
Zohaib Bagg, a 7-year-old from Ashburn, got the attention of the nation for gathering PPEs for local healthcare workers
Delegate Danica Roem saw a fault in the school lunch policy and won a major victory for food-insecure families across the nation
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.
UVA has also developed COVID-19 testing and is offering it to hospitals across the state.
The DPVA is holding two virtual events in April — mark your calendars!
Make sure you stop by Mobilize to stay up to date on virtual events so you can stay involved!