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Welcome Nicolas & Naomi

We are pleased to announce the newest members
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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...

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April 27, 2016: Protestors demand higher educational funding

Pennsylvania community and religious leaders presented citizens’ warrants of arrest to state legislators on Thursday at the Pennsylvania State Capitol building, for not voting for adequate education funding.

April 15, 2016: Hundreds Protesting Various Issues Tie Up Traffice Around City Hall

Hundreds of marches- including a few hundred activists seeking a national $15-an-hour minimum wage, a halt to a proposed stadium for Temple University, and an end to racial injustice – snaked down North Broad Street all the way to City Hall, where they stopped traffic for more than an hour.

April 15, 2016: Loosening Poverty’s Grip in North Philly Focus of Panel

Panel members including POWER Executive Director, Bishop Dwayne Royster, to participate in panel to discuss not just the problems of North Philadelphia, but also examine improvements and promises.