[NEWS] Philadelphia Mayoral Candidates Discuss Poverty During Forum | Project HOME

[NEWS] Philadelphia Mayoral Candidates Discuss Poverty During Forum

 

From CBS

With the primary less than two weeks away, Project HOME hosted a mayoral forum Thursday night that focused on poverty and other issues.

Candidates and representatives from both parties came out to the Broad Street Ministry in Center City to outline their plans of ways to combat homelessness. According to the organization, more than 25-percent of people in Philadelphia face poverty.

Project HOME Director Sister Mary Scullion says the core issues Philadelphia’s next mayor needs to focus on are housing, education, health care and employment: