THE AMERICAN RESCUE PLAN
Help is here! The Biden-Harris American Rescue Plan will help deliver direct payments to working people, get vaccines distributed around the country, provide schools the resources they need to reopen safely, and so much more.
You can read more about President Biden’s American Rescue Plan here, and we will break it down more below. This emergency legislative package will take bold action to change the course of the pandemic and build a bridge toward economic recovery.
This is one of the most progressive pieces of legislation in American history and the best thing you can do right now to take meaningful action is sharing your story online and sharing more information about the American Rescue Plan with your community. We need everyone to know that help is here.
SHARE INFORMATION ABOUT THE AMERICAN RESCUE PLAN
The American Rescue Plan will put money in people’s pockets, shots in people’s arms, and ensure that children can go back to school safely. You are our best storytellers when it comes to sharing information about how this historic legislation passed by Democrats in Congress and signed by President Biden is going to help make Americans’ lives better across the country.
The American Rescue Plan, President Biden’s historic COVID relief bill, will:
- Send $1,400 direct payments to 85% of American households
- Provide funding to safely reopen schools
- Scale a national vaccination program to get shots into people’s arms
- Cut homelessness by helping about 80,000 households get permanent housing
- Give direct payments to families to cover the costs of school meals that 30M kids are missing
- Create a $10B Small Business Opportunity Fund to leverage even more funding, helping small businesses access risk capital
- Make the largest investment in our history in Tribal governments and Native communities
- Include $28B in funding to save America’s public transit and protect transit workers from layoff
SHARE YOUR STORY
Telling people about yourself, why you’re passionate about the American Rescue Plan, and anything else relevant that you’d like to share is really powerful for bringing other people into the conversation.
Share your story yourself on your social media channels!
- On Twitter, please share your story for what this bill passing means to you by posting and using the #AmericanRescuePlan or #HelpIsHere and tag @TheDemocrats so we can uplift your voice.
- On Facebook, you should join state-specific Facebook groups based on where you have roots so you can encourage others in your state to tell their stories, too. Millions of people use Facebook groups to connect with individuals across their county, state, country, etc. Learn more about how to organize on Facebook in YOUR state from this guide here.
RECORD A VIDEO
You can share your story through text, or video, or you can film a short 30 second - 1 minute long video clip. Drop your video in a relevant Facebook group or tag @TheDemocrats in your Instagram story and on Twitter.
Example Video Template
Hi, my name is Lucy and I’m from Maryland. I worked on the 2020 Victory Team as a call crew moderator. I volunteered my time to help elect Joe Biden because I always believed he is the best person to lead our country and since day one, he has brought integrity back to the White House.
Pick a part of the American Rescue Plan important to you and tie it to how it would make your life better:
As a public school teacher, this pandemic has taken a toll on me and my students. President Biden’s American Rescue Plan will help improve ventilation and provide testing for schools, which will make all the difference for my community — it’s going to be a game-changer.
Share these graphics with your networks to spread the word on what is in the American Rescue Plan, and what the passage of this bill means for millions of Americans.
ATTEND A DNC EVENT
Check out the DNC events dashboard to learn more about additional ways you can take action for COVID-19 relief and spreading the word about the American Rescue Plan.
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