Month: June 2020

Jennifer McClellan Is Ready To Lead Virginia Into An Equitable Future

The late Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., posed this very question in 1967 to the members of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference in Atlanta. His own leadership helped achieve the Montgomery Bus Boycotts, the desegregation of American schools and the Civil Rights Act of 1964. But as America stood at an inflection point, the daunting task of moving forward remained unclear.

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She has been the recipient of awards including: Virginia Education Association Legislative Champion; Virginia School Boards Association Legislative Award; Virginia PTA Child Advocate of the Year Award; NARAL Pro-Choice Virginia’s Aggie Wolf Defender of Choice Award; Virginia League for Planned Parenthood Mary Anne Reynolds Award; Virginia League of Conservation Voters Legislative Hero; Virginia AARP Older Virginians Champion Award; EMILY’s List Gabrielle Giffords Rising Star Award Finalist; Virginia Sexual and Domestic Violence Action Alliance Act.Honor.Hope Award; Swanson Courage Award for Civil Rights; and the Richmond Bar Association Oliver Hill Award.

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She has been the recipient of awards including: Virginia Education Association Legislative Champion; Virginia School Boards Association Legislative Award; Virginia PTA Child Advocate of the Year Award; NARAL Pro-Choice Virginia’s Aggie Wolf Defender of Choice Award; Virginia League for Planned Parenthood Mary Anne Reynolds Award; Virginia League of Conservation Voters Legislative Hero; Virginia AARP Older Virginians Champion Award; EMILY’s List Gabrielle Giffords Rising Star Award Finalist; Virginia Sexual and Domestic Violence Action Alliance Act.Honor.Hope Award; Swanson Courage Award for Civil Rights; and the Richmond Bar Association Oliver Hill Award.

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She has been the recipient of awards including: Virginia Education Association Legislative Champion; Virginia School Boards Association Legislative Award; Virginia PTA Child Advocate of the Year Award; NARAL Pro-Choice Virginia’s Aggie Wolf Defender of Choice Award; Virginia League for Planned Parenthood Mary Anne Reynolds Award; Virginia League of Conservation Voters Legislative Hero; Virginia AARP Older Virginians Champion Award; EMILY’s List Gabrielle Giffords Rising Star Award Finalist; Virginia Sexual and Domestic Violence Action Alliance Act.Honor.Hope Award; Swanson Courage Award for Civil Rights; and the Richmond Bar Association Oliver Hill Award.

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Jennifer McClellan gets things done. She has been a driving force for progressive change in Virginia, leading the passage of landmark laws to invest in education, grow small business, expand health care access, ban discrimination, safeguard workers’ rights and voting rights, reform the criminal justice system, protect a woman’s right to choose, and tackle climate change.