"President Clinton and Chelsea Clinton are expected to attend, but the speaking program will feature Hillary Clinton exclusively," the memo said.
The memo, which was designed to help Clinton's supporters and campaign surrogates stay on message, also credits Clinton with taking "bold progressive stands on key issues" including "criminal justice reform," "immigration reform," and "voting rights," and "equal pay." The preview of Clinton's Saturday speech echoes what a Clinton campaign official told Business Insider about the remarks on Thursday.
Clinton announced her presidential campaign in April. So far, she has been in what her team has described as a "ramp up" phase with relatively small-scale events in early primary states. Saturday's speech will be the kickoff of a new phase of Clinton's campaign. The "talking points" memo sent out by Elrod included a segment on what "comes next" for Clinton's campaign including her plan to detail more specific policies "in the coming weeks and months."
"Hillary Clinton will lay out her vision on a range of economic issues that are key to helping everyday Americans get ahead and stay ahead," the memo said.
The memo also details Clinton's plans for the days immediately after the launch including events in Iowa and New Hampshire.
"The campaign has said we expect a competitive primary, and we've taken nothing for granted since the start of the campaign. This trip is the latest example that our focus is on the early four primary states and winning the nomination," the memo said.
The Clinton campaign did not immediately respond to a request for comment from Business Insider about the memo.
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BALTIMORE, MD - APRIL 10: Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton holds a campaign rally at City Garage April 10, 2016 in Baltimore, Maryland. Voters will head to polling places for Maryland's presidential primary April 26. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Hillary Clinton laughs as she listens to Representative Steve Israel (D-NY) speak on a gun control panel in Port Washington, New York April 11, 2016. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 09: Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton holds a Latino organizing event on April 9, 2016 while campaigning in the Brooklyn Borough of New York City. The New York Democratic primary is scheduled for April 19th. (Photo by Andrew Renneisen/Getty Images)
SPRINGFIELD, MA - FEBRUARY 29: Democratic presidential candidate former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton speaks during a 'Get Out The Vote' rally at the Lyman & Merrie Wood Museum of Springfield History on February 29, 2016 in Springfield, Massachusetts. Hillary Clinton is campaigning in Massachusetts and Virginia ahead of Super Tuesday. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
BOSTON, MA - Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton speaks to supporters at the Old South Meeting Hall during a rally in Boston, Massachusetts on Monday February 29, 2016. (Photo by Melina Mara/The Washington Post via Getty Images)
MINNEAPOLIS, MN - MARCH 01: Democratic presidential candidate former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton greets patrons at Mapps Coffee on March 1, 2016 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Hillary Clinton is campaigning in Minnesota as Super Tuesday voting takes place in 12 states. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton greets supporters as she arrives at a rally at Abraham Lincoln High School in Des Moines, Iowa, Sunday, Jan. 31, 2016. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks at a rally at Abraham Lincoln High School in Des Moines, Iowa, Sunday, Jan. 31, 2016. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, accompanied by her daughter Chelsea Clinton, reacts to applause as she arrives for a rally at Abraham Lincoln High School in Council Bluffs, Iowa, Sunday, Jan. 31, 2016. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
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Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, accompanied by former President Bill Clinton, right, and their daughter Chelsea Clinton, left, arrives to speak at a rally at Washington High School in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Saturday, Jan. 30, 2016. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks at a rally at BR Miller Middle School in Marshalltown, Iowa, Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2016. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
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Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks about her counterterrorism strategy during a speech at the University of Minnesota Tuesday, Dec. 15, 2015, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton meets local residents at Apple Orchard Cafe Friday, Dec. 4, 2015, in Fort Dodge, Iowa. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)
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Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton speaks from a gymnasium side porch to people who weren't able to fit in to hear her speech at Fisk University Friday, Nov. 20, 2015, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton shakes hand with a supporter during a town hall meeting Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2015, in Coralville, Iowa. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)
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Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton speaks during a meeting of the Alabama Democratic Conference in Hoover, Ala., Saturday, Oct. 17, 2015. Clinton tells black Alabama Democrats that she'd champion voting rights in the White House. She says Republicans are dismantling the progress of the civil rights movement. (AP Photo/Mark Almond)
MOUNT VERNON, IOWA - OCTOBER 7: Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton speaks to voters during an outdoor town hall meeting at Cornell College in Mount Vernon, Iowa on Wednesday October 7, 2015. (Photo by Melina Mara/The Washington Post via Getty Images)
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton reacts to a supporter before speaking at a community forum, Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2015, in Davenport, Iowa. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)
MUSCATINE, IOWA - OCTOBER 6: Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton speaks to a voter before leaving a farm in Muscatine, Iowa on Tuesday October 6, 2015. (Photo by Melina Mara/The Washington Post via Getty Images)
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Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton gestures as she speaks at Human Rights Campaign gathering in Washington, Saturday, Oct. 3, 2015. ( AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)
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Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton speaks at a grassroots organizing meeting at Philander Smith College Monday, Sept. 21, 2015, in Little Rock, Ark. (AP Photo/Gareth Patterson)
WASHINGTON, DC - SEPTEMBER 19: Hillary Clinton attends the Phoenix Awards Dinner at the 45th Annual Legislative Black Caucus Foundation Conference at Walter E. Washington Convention Center on September 19, 2015 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Earl Gibson III/Getty Images)
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PORTLAND, ME - SEPTEMBER 18: Hillary Clinton brings her Democratic presidential campaign to Maine for the first time, speaking at King Middle School. Clinton is welcomed as she is introduced at the event. (Photo by Derek Davis/Portland Press Herald via Getty Images)
CEDAR RAPIDS, IA - SEPTEMBER 7: Democratic Presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton takes time to meet supporters and take photos at the Annual Hawkeye Labor Council AFL-CIO Labor Day picnic on September 7, 2015 at Hawkeye Downs in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Clinton spent a busy Labor Day weekend in Iowa, meeting supporters throughout the state while trying to maintain a lead over Bernie Sanders for the Democratic nomination. (Photo by David Greedy/Getty Images)
US Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton takes part in a discussion after speaking about the Iran nuclear deal at the Brookings Institution in Washington, DC, on September 9, 2015. Clinton expressed firm support for the nuclear accord with Iran, calling it flawed but still strong. Clinton added that the agreement must be strictly enforced and said that if elected president next year, she would not hesitate to use military force if Iran fails to live up to its word and tries to develop a bomb. AFP PHOTO/NICHOLAS KAMM (Photo credit should read NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)
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PORTSMOUTH, NH - SEPTEMBER 5: Democratic Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton walks downtown Portsmouth and takes pictures with people September 5, 2015 in Portsmouth, New Hampshire. Clinton attended a Women for Hillary event at Portsmouth High School earlier in the day and received an endorsement from U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH). (Photo by Darren McCollester/Getty Images)
LAS VEGAS, NEVADA - AUGUST 18: Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton answers questions from journalists after speaking to north Las Vegas voters at a town hall meeting in Las Vegas, on Tuesday, August 18, 2015. The former Secretary was answering questions about emails sent and received a private server system, now in question, while she was the Secretary of State. (Photo by Melina Mara/The Washington Post via Getty Images)
UNITED STATES - August 15: Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton greets fairgoers as she tours the Iowa State Fair in Des Moines, Iowa, on Saturday, August 15, 2015. (Photo By Al Drago/CQ Roll Call)
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton tours the Des Moines Area Rapid Transit Central Station with general manager Elizabeth Presutti, left, and building superintendent Keith Welch, Monday, July 27, 2015, in Des Moines, Iowa. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)
CARROLL, IA - JULY 26: Democratic presidential hopeful and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton speaks to guests gathered for a house party on July 26, 2015 in Carroll, Iowa. Although Clinton leads all other Democratic contenders, a recent poll had her trailing several of the Republican candidates in Iowa. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
Democratic presidential hopeful Hillary Rodham Clinton greets supporters after a campaign event, Thursday, July 23, 2015 in Columbia, S.C. Clinton talked about what she said was a lack of educational and economic opportunities, and a criminal justice system that treats blacks more harshly than whites. (AP Photo/Stephen B. Morton)
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Democratic presidential candidate former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton waves to supporters as her husband former President Bill Clinton, second from right, Chelsea Clinton, second from left, and her husband Marc Mezvinsky, join on stage Saturday, June 13, 2015, on Roosevelt Island in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
Democratic presidential candidate, former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton speaks at the "Hillary For America" official campaign launch event at Four Freedoms Park, Roosevelt Island on Saturday, June 13, 2015, in New York. (Photo by Greg Allen/Invision/AP)
Supporters watch as democratic presidential candidate, former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton speaks Saturday, June 13, 2015, on Roosevelt Island in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
Democratic presidential candidate, former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton speaks to supporters Saturday, June 13, 2015, on Roosevelt Island in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton delivers a speech at Texas Southern University in Houston, Thursday, June 4, 2015. Clinton is calling for an expansion of early voting and pushing back against Republican-led efforts to restrict voting access, laying down a marker on voting rights at the start of her presidential campaign. (AP Photo/Pat Sullivan)
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Hillary Clinton announced her campaign for president on Sunday April, 12, 2015 with a video on YouTube.
All - we hope you find the following talking points (also attached) on tomorrow's formal announcement speech at Four Freedoms Park in NYC helpful. Thanks! AE
Friends and Allies Talking Points
Hillary for America
Following a highly productive "ramp up" period, Hillary Clinton will kick off the next phase of her campaign with a formal announcement speech June 13 at Four Freedoms Park in New York City.
I.FOUR KEY TAKEAWAYS TO EXPECT FROM THE SPEECH
On Saturday, Clinton will offer her most expansive remarks so far outlining her motivation for entering this race, what she believes is at stake in this election, and what she would seek to accomplish as President. Her speech will deliver four key messages:
1.WHAT MOTIVATES HER:Hillary Clinton will talk about how her upbringing forged her commitment to helping others. In particular, she will discuss how the example of her late mother—who was abandoned as a child—taught her how every child needs a champion to have a true shot to succeed.
· From her mother's example, Hillary Clinton learned that -- whether it's a relative or a teacher, a coach, a neighbor, or a President – every child needs someone in his or her corner.
· This belief has fueled her entire career's worth of work on behalf of children and families, from her first days as a young lawyer for the Children's Defense Fund to her time as First Lady to her tenure as Secretary of State.
2.WHO SHE IS FIGHTING FOR: Clinton will outline her guiding principle that the true measure of America's success shouldn't be how those at the top are doing, but how our families are doing.
· Hillary Clinton believes that the most important measure of our country's economic success isn't the size of corporate profits or the size of CEO bonuses, but the strength of our families – no matter what shape they may take.
3.HER VISION FOR THE COUNTRY: The central question in this race is whether you're on the side of everyday Americans: whether you have the solutions to address the problems facing American families and the ability to deliver.
· Throughout our history, we've learned that real and lasting prosperity is only possible when everyone does their part and everyone receives the rewards they've earned. Prosperity can't just be for the CEOs and the hedge fund managers. It's for every American.
· Hillary Clinton believes it is the hardworking, everyday Americans who brought this country back and it is their time to their rewarded. When they succeed, America succeeds.
· She will preview several critical issues that she will make major announcements on in the coming weeks and months.
4.WHAT THE CHOICE IS IN THIS ELECTION: This election will offer a clear and unmistakable choice between Hillary Clinton's ideas and the Republicans' top-down economic policies and out-of-touch social policies.
· Republicans think it's time to go back to the old top-down playbook that failed us before. They think it's time for lower taxes for the super-rich and fewer rules for the biggest corporations. We've seen this before. And we can't let it happen again.
II.WHAT YOU WILL SEE ON SATURDAY
· The launch event's venue of Four Freedoms Park, located on New York's Roosevelt Island, has symbolic meaning to Hillary Clinton. She has long been inspired by FDR's belief that America is stronger when we summon the work and talents of all Americans. Her fight, like his, is to work to ensure that everyday Americans can achieve not just a sense of economic stability, but of lasting prosperity.
· We are expecting an enthusiastic crowd to hear from Hillary Clinton as she launches this campaign. In fact, we had to stop accepting ticket requests a full five days out from the event because the volume of RSVPs had far exceeded the venue's capacity.
· The pre-program will include music by performers from New York City.
· The event will be emceed by Marlon Marshall, Hillary for America's Director of Early States and Political Engagement. He will provide attendees with an update on the campaign's organizing efforts and explain how they can become more involved.
· President Clinton and Chelsea Clinton are expected to attend, but the speaking program will feature Hillary Clinton exclusively.
III.HOW WE GOT HERE: WRAPPING UP THE CAMPAIGN'S "RAMP UP" PERIOD
BUILDING A GRASSROOTS ORGANIZATION: When Hillary Clinton announced she was running on April 12, there was tremendous grassroots energy and excitement but no organization to harness it. Two months later, at our end of the "ramp up" period, we've made great progress in building a grassroots-driven organization designed to win the Democratic nomination and dedicated to Hillary Clinton's agenda.
In the four early states alone, there are several key milestones of our early success:
· 15 Offices, with more to come
· 3,874 One-on-One Meetings with Potential Supporters
· 11,869 Commitments to Volunteer
Beyond the early primary states, her campaign organization is building out to compete for the nomination in all 50 states and the territories. We have seen tremendous signs of progress in these efforts:
· 51 Organizers Building Volunteer Networks in the 46 non-Early Primary states, District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and the Territories
· 320 Grassroots Organizing Meetings held or scheduled in the non-Early Primary States
· Nearly 11,000 attendees at Grassroots Organizing Meetings in non-Early primary States
CONNECTING DIRECTLY WITH VOTERS: In April, Hillary Clinton made clear she intended to run a different kind of campaign– one that was squarely focused on having a conversation with voters. In her repeated visits to the four early states, she has done just that. For instance:
· In Iowa, she held roundtables at a community college and at a fruit company to discuss education and growing small businesses. Later, she visited a bike shop for a roundtable on small business and the home of an Obama 2008 supporter for an organizing meeting.
· In New Hampshire, she visited a child toy manufacturer and another community college to address rural economic problems and access to higher education. Later, she visited Smuttynose Brewery to talk about growing small businesses.
· In Nevada, she sat down with DREAMers and immigration reform advocates to discuss and propose commonsense solutions for our broken immigration system.
· In South Carolina, she is meeting with minority small businesswomen and then rallying a group of Democratic women.
TAKING BOLD, PROGRESSIVE STANDS ON KEY ISSUES: In the coming weeks and months, Hillary Clinton will lay out her vision on a range of economic issues that are key to helping everyday Americans get ahead and stay ahead. But even before those announcements, Clinton has already drawn attention for outlining aggressive solutions on issues from immigration reform to criminal justice reform.
· Criminal Justice Reform. In New York, as a part of her fight to strengthen families and communities, she laid out her vision for reforming our criminal justice system, including calling for an end to the "era of mass incarceration" and for all police departments to have body cameras.
· Immigration Reform. In Nevada, she tied immigration reform to her push to strengthen families and communities by calling for us to go further in shielding DREAMers and their families from deportation by establishing a new review process for sympathetic cases and parents of DREAMers.
· Voting Rights: In a highly regarded speech in Texas, Clinton decried Republican-passed state laws imposing unfair restrictions on the right to vote and urged Congress to restore parts of the Voting Rights Act struck down by the Supreme Court. She also unveiled signature proposals to guarantee a minimum of 20 days of early voting in every state and enacting universal voter registration that would automatically enroll 18-year-olds.
o New York Times: Hillary Clinton, Voting Rights and the 2016 Election
o MSNBC: Hillary Clinton lays out sweeping voting rights vision
· Equal Pay. In South Carolina, she called out Republicans for continuing to obstruct women's access to fair pay, issuing her strong support for not only passing the Paycheck Fairness Act, but also for increased pay transparency across the economy, paid leave and flexible scheduling, and raising wages for America's lowest paid jobs, which are disproportionally held by women.
· For the first two months of the campaign, Hillary Clinton focused on smaller events where she could interact with voters directly. That's how she wanted to start this campaign – asking questions, answering questions and sharing ideas. She made it clear to voters in the early primary states that they are her focus – this campaign is about them – and saw great in-state coverage of her trips.
· Now, with her Official Launch Event this Saturday, June 13th, the focus of her campaign travel moves to a new phase.
· Immediately after her Official Launch Speech this Saturday, Hillary Clinton will embark on a weeklong swing across the early four primary states. On the trip, she'll showcase:
o Grassroots Organization. The campaign has steadily begun building out a grassroots organization during the "ramp up" that we'll now take to the next level. We will get more and more people involved in a person-to-person program that really makes individuals part of the campaign. Hillary Clinton will continue to say to groups that "it's your time" – a rallying cry she invokes for building this volunteer-focused organization. With over 20,000 volunteers identified during the "ramp up," the focus will now turn to our staff and volunteers making one-on-one contact with caucus goers and primary voters. Hillary Clinton will travel to the early primary states to bring more people into the organization.
o Her Story. During this phase of the campaign, we're going to complete telling the story of Hillary Clinton. Nearly every American knows Hillary Clinton, but they don't know the parts of her story that drive her to be the tenacious fighter she is today. That will include a heavy emphasis on the role of her mother's struggles in shaping Hillary Clinton into the tenacious fighter she is today and the choices she's made throughout her career to fight for children and families at all costs.
· Some of the examples of activities on these trips will include:
o On Saturday evening, immediately following her launch event in New York, Hillary Clinton will speak at an organizing house party in Sioux City, Iowa, at 7:30 PM CST. The event will be simulcast to similar events in congressional districts all over the country. On Sunday evening, she will speak at a similar organizing house party in Burlington, Iowa. Each event will be about building our nationwide network of supporters and volunteers.
o At noon on Sunday, June 15th, Hillary Clinton will welcome the public to her Iowa launch party at the Iowa State Fairgrounds in Des Moines. On Monday, in New Hampshire, Hillary Clinton will speak to a similar launch party in Concord, New Hampshire. Both events will be the first large crowd events in her travel, and both are designed to bring in the new faces to the campaign that will be critical to securing pledges to "commit to vote" and "commit to caucus."
o On Monday morning in New Hampshire, Hillary Clinton will hold a forum on early childhood education to highlight her lifetime commitment to children that dates back to her days at the Children's Defense Fund after law school.
· The campaign has said we expect a competitive primary, and we've taken nothing for granted since the start of the campaign. This trip is the latest example that our focus is on the early four primary states and winning the nomination.