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Chat with Commissioner Lisa Deely
Chat with Lisa Deely, the Chair of the City Commissioner
event/Open to the Public
Citizen Mouth Off 2016: Poverty, Philadelphia's Greatest Crisis
Established cross-sector moderators will lead discussions with advocates doing real, on-the-ground work fighting poverty. The goal of each conversation is to formulate or refine solutions addressing poverty.
event/Open to the Public
Citizens' First Vote Celebration
The Committee of Seventy and the Welcoming Center for New Pennsylvanians are co­-presenting Citizens' First Vote, a lively celebration of the first ballot cast by naturalized citizens, featuring food, music and an opportunity to share the joy of voting for the first time.
news/Press Releases
City Commissioners Approve New Voting System for Philadelphia
City on track to safeguard 2020 elections, but City officials must address confusion and distrust
event/Open to the Public
City Controller Forum on Facebook LIVE
Seventy's Chris Satullo will interview Controller candidates Rebecca Rhynhart (D) and Mike Tomlinson (R) separately, then moderate a discussion of campaign issues.
news/Press Releases
City Council Passes Reform to Vacant Land Sale Process
Legislation is a step forward, but more work left to do
news/Press Releases
City Council's Stonewalling on PGW Proposal “Reprehensible”
PHILADELPHIA – October 24, 2014 – The Committee of Seventy today accused Philadelphia City Council of stonewalling to kill the proposed $1.86 billion sale of the Philadelphia Gas Works.
news/Press Releases
City Taxpayers Deserve Permanent Inspector General
Watchdog says OIG should have oversight over all city government
event/Open to the Public
Civic Engagement Launchpad
Join Code for Philly for #CELaunchpad: a month-long, project-launching event focused on civic engagement with local government and democratic systems.
College Voting Challenge - and Challenges
Seventy CEO David Thornburgh; Jennifer Domagal-Goldman, Executive Director of the ALL IN Campus Democracy Challenge; and Tiffany Chang Lawson, Director of the Bureau of Campaign Finance & Civic Engagement in the PA Dept of State discuss challenges related to getting college students to the polls.