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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.
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.