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By The Skanner News | The Skanner News
Published: 08 June 2020

rasheedah thomas introRasheedah ThomasWashington, DC  — Today, Protecting Our Vote PAC (POV), a super PAC dedicated to turning out African-American voters to defeat Donald Trump as well as elect endorsed candidates in local, state, and national races across the United States in 2020, named Rasheedah Thomas, DC communications leader, as its Director of Communications and Spokesperson for the 2020 cycle.

“I’m excited to join POV at this crucial time,” said Rasheedah Thomas, POV Director of Communications. “If the past three and a half years ⁠— particularly the last week ⁠— have taught us anything, it’s that there’s so much at stake in November, especially for African Americans. We will work tirelessly in the coming months to ensure we all have a voice ⁠— and use it ⁠— to defeat Donald Trump on Election Day.”

POV Chief of Staff Marissa Lorenzetti added: “We are focused on creating a historic turnout in November to elect candidates who will fight for our values and remove those who do not ⁠— from the White House on down. We are thrilled that Rasheedah has joined our dream team of professionals who will help make this happen.”

Rasheedah Thomas has more than 15 years of experience in strategic communications. In her capacity as Principal and Co-founder at RC Communications, she works with heads of government, entrepreneurs, corporations, and nonprofits. Her passion is helping women business and government leaders define their brand and raise their profile. She is also a highly sought-after commentator for US and international media. Prior to co-founding RC Communications, Rasheedah worked in fundraising and donor relations at National Public Radio. An advocate of more women in elected office, Rasheedah is a Certified National Trainer for VoteRunLead. She is a member of Politico’s Women Rule advisory group and Washington Women in Public Relations. She is a proud native South Carolinian and alumna of Howard University.

For more about POV, including how you can join the fight, follow them on Twitter, Instagram, or Facebook and visit https://www.protectingourvote.org.

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