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NowThis Exclusive: The #PeoplesSOTUresponse Immediately Following President Trump's First State of the Union Address

Issue Experts, Activists, Celebrities to address 10 Key Challenges Facing the Country and Impact of Trump Policies on Americans

Response will Air across all NowThis Social Platforms
Company Release
January 30, 2018

New York, NY (January 30, 2018) - Tonight, following the official Democratic response to the State of the Union address, NowThis will exclusively stream the #PeoplesSOTUresponse. Hosted by Civil Rights Activist, Educator, Writer and Speaker Brittany Packnett, the response will stream on the NowThis Facebook page and feature 10 prominent activists addressing 10 important issues facing the United States today. Each activist will be introduced by a well-known, politically-engaged celebrity. Issues to include:

SEXUAL HARASSMENT & ASSAULT
Response by Fatima Goss Graves, President and CEO of National Women’s Law Center
Introduction by Debra Messing, Actor and Activist

IMMIGRANT RIGHTS
Response by Cristina Jimenez, Co-Founder and Executive Director of United We Dream
Introduction by Wil Wheaton, Actor and Activist
 
REPRODUCTIVE FREEDOM

Response by Ilyse Hogue, President of NARAL Pro-Choice America
Introduction by Piper Perabo, Actor and Activist

LGBTQ+ EQUALITY
Response by Sarah McBride, National Press Secretary of the Human Rights Campaign
Introduction by Javier Muñoz, Actor and Activist

CIVIL RIGHTS
Response by Samuel Sinyangwe, Black Activist and Co-Founder of Campaign Zero
Introduction by Kendrick Sampson, Actor and Activist

ECONOMIC FAIRNESS
Response by Winnie Wong, Co-Founder of People for Bernie
Introduction by W. Kamau Bell, Stand-up Comic and Host of CNN’s United Shades of America

HEALTH CARE
Response by Ady Barkan, Center for Popular Democracy
Introduction by Sarah Silverman, Actor and Activist

VOTING RIGHTS
Response by Vanita Gupta, President and CEO of The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights
Introduction by Jason Kander, President of Let America Vote

PEOPLE POWER
Response by Amanda Litman, Co-Founder and Executive Director of Run for Something
Introduction by Misha Collins, Actor and Activist

ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION
Response by Sasha Stashwick, Senior Advocate of the National Resources Defense Council
Introduction by Patton Oswalt, Actor and Activist

WATCH HERE

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