September

October

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Mission Story Slam 2: Saving Democracy 
September 25, 2018 - 6-10 p.m. | Yards Brewing Co. |

500 Spring Garden Street, Philadelphia, PA 19123

PWPvideo is partnering with Draw the Lines to present MISSION Story Slam 2: Saving Democracy at Yards Brewing. Come out and share your story of working or planning to keep our country strong. The winning storyteller gets $250 for their favorite non-profit. The Audience Favorite wins $100. A great time is had by all! Reserve your tickets today.


State of Young Philly Event: Why Harrisburg Matters 

October 18, 2018 -  6-8 p.m.
Temple University Center City - 22
1515 Market St, Philadelphia, PA 19102

Join the Committee of Seventy, Temple University's MPP Program and Young Involved Philadelphia for a panel discussion on the critical relationship between Harrisburg and Philadelphia. State Representatives Chris Rabb and Donna Bullock will be on hand to discuss how this relationship works, what issues are impacted by decisions in the State House and how Philadelphians can effectively advocate at the state level. RSVP here.

Conference on Political Reform: Election Edition

October 23, 2018 - 6-8 p.m.
Philadelphia Protestant Home
6401 Martins Mill Rd, Philadelphia, PA 19111

Committee of Seventy, Rep. Jared Solomon and the Northeast Times are hosting a legislative summit on the topic of election reform. This free event, open to the public, will feature experts on some of the most pressing issues facing our democracy. 

The event will begin with 10-15 minute presentations from the following people on the following topics:

  • Redistricting (Carol Kuniholm, Fair Districts PA)
  • Open Primaries (Dr. Jessie Fields, Open Primaries)
  • Election Security and Integrity (PA State Official - TBD)
  • Absentee Ballots, Early Voting and Voter Registration (Micah Sims, Common Cause)
     

After the presentations, attendees will break up into groups based on the ideas that most interested them for a facilitated conversation with our engagement experts from the Penn Project for Civic Engagement and will summarize their small group discussions to the larger group at the end of the event. To RSVP click here.