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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.
May 12, 2023
High School Students Choose Helen Gym, New Slate of City Council Members in PA Youth Vote Mock Election
Mock election brought hands-on voting to classrooms, encouraging future civic participation
May 08, 2023
Coverage Roundup: C70 Poll of the 2023 Mayor’s Race
Coverage of the first nonpartisan, public poll of the Philadelphia's mayor's race
April 28, 2023
First Public Poll Finds a Statistical Tie in Philadelphia’s 2023 Mayoral Race
With a plurality of voters — 20% — still undecided, the election’s results are far from predetermined.
April 20, 2023
Committee of Seventy and Partners to Issue First Public, Nonpartisan Poll in 2023 Mayor’s Race
The effort will highlight the impact that ranked-choice voting could have if implemented in Pennsylvania.
April 05, 2023
C70 joins forces with youth voter education organization, Vote That Jawn
The partnership unifies two of Pennsylvania's leaders in civic participation and expands C70’s existing mission to connect in new ways with youth and first-time voters.
March 23, 2023
Statement on Chief Public Safety Director Charter Amendment
Seventy has become increasingly concerned about the proliferation of Charter amendments over the past 20 years. The process by which this proposed amendment was passed by City Council adds to these concerns.
March 16, 2023
Committee of Seventy Releases Democracy Agenda for Philadelphia
This blueprint for the next administration and City Council is designed to promote transparent and accountable government and strengthen democracy in Philadelphia.