Inauguration Day: 

  • Halting approval review of Trump’s latest orders during his last days in office
  • Rejoining the Paris Agreement to address climate change
  • Combating racial inequity by conducting assessments of agencies to “advanc equity for all, including people of color and others who have been historically underserved, marginalized and adversely affected by persistent poverty and inequality.”
  • Ending the Muslim ban
  • Mandating mask-wearing and social distancing on federal grounds, and promoting the same throughout the country
  • Creating the role of a COVID-19 response coordinator to advise the president
  • Addressing the challenges of Trump’s immigration enforcement policies at the border
  • Reversing Trump’s executive order restricting the way that federal agencies make regulation changes
  • Including undocumented immigrants into the U.S. census
  • Protecting the LGBQT+ community by banning gender identity and sexual orientation discrimmination
  • Improving the regulatory review process
  • Cutting funds and canceling the construction of the border wall
  • Extending the pause on federal student loan payments
  • Blocking the deportation of Liberian refugees living in the United States 
  • Preserving and fortifying Obama-era Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)

Jan. 21

  • Mask mandate for all persons using public transportation, including airplanes
  • Expanding support for COVID-19 treatment
  • Ordering government departments and agencies to gather and share COVID-19-related data
  • Helping to prevent the spread of COVID-19 by supporting governors’ use of the National Guard 
  • Invoking the Defense Production Act to ramp up the availability of PPE
  • The creation of the COVID-19 Health Equity Task Force 
  • Supporting the guidance for the reopening of schools 
  • Providing guidance for employers to promote health and safety in the workplace during the pandemic
  • Creating the COVID-19 Pandemic Testing Board to supervise the free distribution of COVID-19 tests. 

Jan. 22

  • Extending the increase in SNAP benefits
  • Freezing debt collection for veterans
  • Extending unemployment insurance for workers who refuse work that may jeopardize their health and safety
  • Creating benefit delivery teams to facilitate aid and relief in the pandemic
  • Improving the delivery of stimulus payments to citizens
  • Directing all departments to identify actions necessary in tackling the current economic crisis
  • Reinstating protections for federal workers and contractors

Jan. 25

  • Reversing transgender military ban
  • Reinstating travel restrictions for non-U.S. citizens traveling from Brazil and Europe
  • Promoting American manufacturing by strengthening U.S. products and services

Jan. 26

  • Requesting that the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) evaluate the housing policies of the Trump administration
  • Pulling back on the government’s dependence on private prisons
  • Reaffirming Clinton-era policy consulting with tribal officials on policies that affect them. 
  • Combating anti-Asian discrimmination caused by the pandemic