Joe Biden created, with Bernie Sanders, unified task forces in six areas to address shared policy concerns. Their goal is to work out agreed upon solutions in each of these areas. People are policies. Consider who Joe Biden is relying on to take his first step toward governance as well as his first step toward campaigning on policies against Donald Trump.
Consider the areas for attention:
Who have we got to chair these committees? Six Members of Congress. Each of them Co-Chairs of one of these committees. Five of them women. Three are African-American. Two are Hispanic. Two are South Asians.
The other co-Chairs: Three men, three women. A labor leader. Three former members of the Obama administration – The former Secretary of State, the former Surgeon General, and a former attorney in the Civil Rights Division. Three from various activist organizations. Two are South Asian. Two are Hispanic.
Climate Change: John Kerry and Member of Congress Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez
The Ecomony: Member of Congress Karen Bass and Labor Leader Sara Nelson
Criminal Justice Demos Director Chiraag Bains and Member of Congress Bobby Scott
Education: Member of Congress Marcia Fudge and Sociology Professor Heather Gautney
Immigration: Member of Congress Lucille Royball-Allard and Marielena Hincapie
Health Care: Member of Congress Pramala Jayapal and former Surgeon General Vivek Murthy