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POWER is an interfaith organization committed to implementing systemic change for the betterment of Pennsylvania.
We represent populace transcending borders across race, faith, income level, and neighborhood.

 

Welcome to the POWER Family!

We are pleased to announce the newest members
of our organizing family, Sheila Armstrong, Lena Glickman, and Jordan Ford.

 

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POWER IN THE NEWS

June 22, 2017: Civil rights leader protests GOP health bill at Toomey office

POWER joined prominent clergy members, allied organizations, residents, and the Pennsylvania Health Access Network,  speak out against Senator Toomey on the harm the Senate’s proposal will cause seniors, children, people with disabilities, and individuals with pre-existing conditions. (Read Article)

June 21, 2017: 300 Pennsylvanians rally to call attention to racial disparities in state education budget

POWER members and allies rallied in the State Capitol to call attention to the current widespread racial disparities in the way that state basic education dollars are distributed around Pennsylvania. Over 300 faith leaders, students, parents, teachers, and education advocates are calling for an end to Pennsylvania’s “Education Apartheid” by demanding that the PA Basic Education Funding Formula be applied to the entirety of the state basic education budget, not just new money. (Read Article)

June 15, 2017: Black and Brown Voters Make their Voices Heard in Philly, Nationwide

Reverend Greg Holston, Executive Director of POWER, and POWER Live Free Strategy Team Co-Chairs Reverend Mark Tyler and Elder Melanie DeBouse discuss POWER’s role in the recent primary race for District Attorney through voter engagement and the city-wide movement toward more progressive platforms and better respecting the lives and values of black and brown city residents. (Read Article)