Women's Groups Vow to Defend Kamala Harris from Racist, Sexist Attacks

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California Senator Kamala Harris endorses Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden as she speaks to supporters during a campaign rally at Renaissance High School in Detroit, Michigan on March 9, 2020. (Photo by JEFF KOWALSKY/AFP via Getty Images)

Kamala Harris Visits Fresno to Meet with Emergency Personnel Battling Wildfires

Democratic Vice Presidential hopeful Kamala Harris met Tuesday with emergency service personnel who have been battling the Creek Fire in the mountains near Fresno. 
Reporter: Alex Hall, KQED

Women's Groups Vow to Defend Kamala Harris from Racist, Sexist Attacks

As the first woman of color on a major party’s presidential ticket, Kamala Harris is already facing subtle and not so subtle personal attacks that observers say most white men would not encounter. Women's groups are geared up to defend her.
Reporter: Scott Shafer, KQED 

New Alliance of Progressive Prosecutors Founded to Lobby for Criminal Justice Reform

A group of California prosecutors say they are fed up with their peers’ opposition to criminal justice reform and are starting a new group dedicated to pushing political change.
Reporter: Marisa Lagos, KQED

Home Daycares Are Shutting Down When Essential Workers Need Them the Most

The pandemic has opened up leeway for some parents working remotely. But many can’t do their jobs from home. Those parents need childcare facilities more than ever, but the daycares say they may have to close if they don’t get more support from the state. Today will be the  first ever bargaining meeting of the Childcare Providers Union with the state.
Reporter: Deepa Fernandes, KQED 

Farmworker Advocates Say Workers Aren't Receiving N-95 Masks from Employers

The Fresno Bee reports the California Department of Food and Agriculture have shipped more than 3 million N-95 masks to 35 counties. But these masks don't appear to be making it to workers.
Guest: Estella Cisneros, California Rural Legal Assistance 

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