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C70 to Kick Coffee Can of Destiny Down the Ben Franklin Parkway into New Coffee Museum
Philadelphia, PA (April 1, 2019) --- The Committee of Seventy (C70) announced today that it has negotiated rights to acquire the "Coffee Can of Destiny" (CCoD) from the Office of the Philadelphia City Commissioners and plans to donate it to a new Philadelphia Coffee Museum to be built on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway.
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Campaign Contribution Limits to City Candidates Preserved: U.S. Supreme Court’s campaign finance ruling has no local impact
PHILADELPHIA – January 23, 2014 –The Committee of Seventy expressed relief that a U.S. Supreme Court ruling issued today does not impact caps on contributions to most candidates elected by Philadelphia voters.
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Campaign for Election Reform and Modernization Will Continue Despite Commonwealth Court Decision
Better Government Advocates Press Need to Reform City Commissioners Office
event/Open to the Public
Can We Talk?
Please join us to strike a blow for the notion that America isn’t doomed to division. Some hard work needs doing, but we can do it. Beginning here, in Philadelphia.
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Carol Kuniholm of Fair Districts PA on Redistricting
Committee of Seventy, Rep. Jared Solomon, the Northeast Times and the League of Women Voters-Philadelphia hosted a legislative summit on the topic of election reform featuring experts on some of the most pressing issues facing our democracy.
event/Open to the Public
Celebrate Constitution Day and Slay the Gerrymander
Join the Committee of Seventy and the University of Pennsylvania’s Office of Government and Community Affairs on September 17th to Celebrate Constitution Day and Slay the Gerrymander.
video/Elections and Voting
Central and Girls High students interview Auditor General candidate Nina Ahmad
by PhillyYouthVote and Studio C70
video/Elections and Voting
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.