Below are some events related to issues of poverty during the week of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia. We will update this list as we learn of new events. (Project HOME is not directly endorsing these events.)
Primary Election Day in Pennsylvania is Tuesday, April 26 Polls are open from 7 AM - 8 PM
A few tips: • Who can vote? Voters registered as Democrats or Republicans may vote in their party’s Primary Election on Tuesday, April 26. Registered voters with no party affiliation may only vote on ballot questions during the Primary Election. • Where do I vote? Confirm your voter registration and find your Pennsylvania polling place - www.bit.ly/VoteVerifyPA
These materials were developed by the Vote For Homes Coalition to support voter registration and mobilization of low income voters. You are welcome to use and modify for your voter outreach efforts.
Visit www.voteforhomes.org for more infomation about the Vote For Homes Coalition. There are also resources on the Pennsylvania Department of State website, including online voter registration, a printable form, and toolkits.
Videographer Christopher Brown cut together his footage of Mayor Kenney discussing how he would work to end homelessness and alleviate poverty in Philadelphia from the May 7, 2015 Vote For Homes Real Solutions to Hunger and Homelessness Mayoral Forum and created this terrific piece above. Definitely worth your time. After watching, make sure to sign the Vote For Homes welcome letter to Mayor Kenney and ask him to keep ending poverty and homelessness as the center of his work.
Welcome Mayor Kenney! Please sign the Vote For Homes Coalition petition to welcome Mayor Kenney and ask him to keep ending poverty and homelessness as the center of his work. Sign the petition today and share with your networks!
In just a few weeks on December 17, at the threshold of the darkest night of the year, people will gather outside City Hall with candles to remember how deadly poverty is, and how unforgiving are the streets of Philadelphia. Homeless Memorial Day, organized annually by a broad coalition of organizations, remembers those who have experienced homelessness and have died in 2015. It is a somber gathering. Every name is spoken into the air like a benediction.
Project HOME’s Advocacy Committee hosted a meet-and-greet session with the candidates for the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in the 195th District on Tuesday, July 28. This Tuesday, August 11, there is a special election in the 195th District to fill the vacant seat in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives. (Former Rep.
In 1999, the city of Philadelphia faced a mayoral election. Throughout the eight-year tenure of then-outgoing mayor Ed Rendell, homelessness was a critical issue for the city, with many struggles but also signs of hope.