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February 29, 2024
Committee of Seventy Launches Poll Worker and Poll Watcher Information Sessions
For the fourth consecutive year, the Committee of Seventy, in partnership with the League of Women Voters of Pennsylvania, launched its poll worker and poll watcher virtual information sessions in advance of the April 23, 2024 primary election. Between March 1st and April 22nd, Seventy and the LWVPA will host nearly 30 sessions designed for both new and experienced poll workers and poll watchers.
January 10, 2024
Committee of Seventy Releases Statement on Changes in Philadelphia City Commissioner’s Office
Committee of Seventy President and CEO Lauren Cristella released a statement regarding the appointment of City Commissioner Omar Sabir as Chairperson and Stephanie Reid as Director of Election Administration of the Philadelphia City Commissioners.
December 14, 2023
Committee of Seventy's Response to Philadelphia Ethics Board Announcement
C70's response to Ethics Board Announcement regarding their Campaign Finance Regulation (Regulation No. 1)
November 17, 2023
Public Comment, School District of Philadelphia Board Meeting
Director of Civic Education Justin Villere comments on behalf of Committee of Seventy to endorse voter education curriculum in public schools.
November 15, 2023
Public Comment on Regulation No. 5 - Conflict of Interest
Seventy responds to proposed Resolution No. 5
October 26, 2023
300 Philadelphia Students March to City Hall for Vote Early Day
Students from eight schools participated in the “Give Us a Ballot” march and completed their mail-in ballots as part of a national celebration.
October 05, 2023
Statement on Proposed Election Reforms
Seventy addresses Senate Bill 224
September 18, 2023
Urgent Election Reform Release
Seventy reviews the job Act 77 started by improving efficiency in local elections.
August 16, 2023
C70 partners with Ceiba for youth community engagement in Philly
C70 welcomed over 40 Philadelphians to a community event that celebrating summer-long civic engagement programming for youth across the city.
June 06, 2023
Committee of Seventy Names Lauren Cristella President and CEO
Cristella will be the nonpartisan nonprofit’s first female president in its 119-year history.