Philadelphia’s poverty problem will not be seen nightly on TV with all the glitter at the DNC. Poor housing, inadequate schools, and lack of jobs plague the city where more than 200 years ago the Founding Fathers declared the formation of a free and independent nation. POWER’s ‘Black Work Matters” study highlights the city’s deep poverty.
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Philadelphia Interfaith Group Expands POWER
Fresh off recent successes rallying urban Jewish, Muslim, and Christian congregations to enter the political fray,
one of Philadelphia's largest interfaith coalitions has now set its sights on the region...
Rev. Frank Pennington, Minister at the United Church of Christ in Philadelphia, pens letter to Philly.com about POWER’s efforts to address our nation’s racial divide and continued fight for equality amongst all people.
13 clergy POWER and POWER Metro members were arrested Thursday during a sit-in at Philadelphia Internal Airport to protest the low wages and treatment of workers subcontracted by American Airlines.