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Supermajority’s Amanda Brown Lierman on Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s Leadership Announcement: “We stand on her shoulders.”
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Washington, D.C. – Amanda Brown Lierman, Executive Director of Supermajority, issued the following statement on Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s decision to step down from her Democratic House leadership position in the next Congress:
“Like so many, I have watched in awe of Speaker Pelosi as she’s deftly navigated managing the priorities of a diverse caucus and has worked tirelessly to advance critical legislation. For more than three decades, she has been the backbone of transformative change and a pillar of hope and aspiration for women and girls who seek to make a difference in our country.
“Congresswoman Nancy Pelosi ushered in a new era of women’s leadership in politics that gave life to the dreams and ambitions of women like me. With her Speaker’s gavel she not only advanced groundbreaking legislation to protect women’s rights, healthcare, and economic opportunity, she created a path for the next generation of progressive leaders to continue to fight for the freedoms of women and marginalized people.
“We stand on Speaker Pelosi’s shoulders and the shoulders of all who have broken barriers and ceilings to push forward change. We applaud her tireless dedication to public service and pledge to honor her legacy. Thank you, Madam Speaker.”
Supermajority is a women’s equality organization made up of women of all backgrounds, races, and ages who are coming together to build a voting bloc committed to creating a future where we are all truly equal. Supermajority is dedicated to building women’s collective political power by providing the information, training, and resources needed to take meaningful action at the local, state, and national levels.