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Vote Early Day Highlights in Philadelphia
The Committee of Seventy, PA Youth Vote, and the League of Women Voters welcomed over 200 high school students from Philadelphia for a celebration of National Vote Early Day at City Hall.
event/Elections and Voting
Vote for US
Come join us for a moderated discussion with Joshua A. Douglas, author of the new book Vote for US: How to Take Back Our Elections and Change the Future of Voting, and the Committee of Seventy's CEO, David Thornburgh.
Voter Hub at FDR Park
Join the Committee of Seventy and the League of Women Voters of Philadelphia for the Voter Hub at FDR Park! Eligible citizens can register to vote, apply for a mail-in ballot, get their questions answered, and discover free, nonpartisan resources in several languages to prepare them to vote in the May 16th primary election. We'll also have bilingual volunteers on-hand and election related crafts for kids.
Voter Support and Volunteer Q&A: Your Questions Answered
Answers to Frequently Asked Questions about how, where, and what to do to vote.
news/Press Releases
Voting Rights Advocates File Suit to Ensure Accountability in May Primary
Philadelphia, Pa. – Philadelphia 3.0, the Committee of Seventy and several candidates for elected office today filed a lawsuit asking the Pennsylvania Supreme Court to direct the President Judge of the Court of Common Pleas to replace Philadelphia’s City Commissioners with interim election officials for the May 2017 primary. The plaintiffs are represented by attorneys from the Public Interest Law Center and private counsel.
WeVote at Home: What's On Your Ballot
C70's Lauren Cristella and Cassidy Martin discuss what's on the ballot, how to learn about candidates, and more.
news/Press Releases
What Apathetic Young Voters? Committee of Seventy’s High School Election Ambassador Program Grows by 50%
(Philadelphia, PA) More than 950 high-school students from 22 high schools in Philadelphia and Montgomery County are participating in Committee of Seventy’s expanded Election Ambassador Corps trainings this spring. That’s more than a 50% increase from the number who participated last fall. The students prepared to serve as Election Ambassadors more than 1,000 polling places near their homes on Pennsylvania’s Primary Day, April 26.
issue/Unit 2 - Who Are We?
What Are Your Bubbles?
To help students grasp the shape and dimensions of the bubbles inside which they live, and to identify strategies for venturing outside those bubbles to experience and learn.
video/Elections and Voting
What It Means: This American Moment in Context
Michael Beschloss, Presidential Historian, NBC News and PBS NewsHour, The New York Times columnist and #1 bestselling author, speaks at Seventy Minutes
video/Elections and Voting
Where America Needs to Go from Here: Michael Smerconish & Chuck Rosenberg Speak at Seventy Minutes
Michael Smerconish & Chuck Rosenberg Speak at Seventy Minutes