An Interfaith Multi-Racial People’s Movement

We are a grassroots organization of over 50 Pennsylvania congregations committed to racial and economic justice on a livable planet.

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POWER Metro Vigils

2 N High St, West Chester, PA 19380

POWER Metro Vigils

2 N High St, West Chester, PA 19380

POWER Metro Vigils

2 N High St, West Chester, PA 19380

POWER Celebrates 10th Anniversary!

September 25, 2021 marked POWER’s tenth anniversary of connecting diverse faith communities, speaking truth to power, and striving to change Pennsylvania — and the world. Join us in celebrating throughout the year as we reflect how far we have come and envision our shared future!

Building Communities of Opportunity that Work for All

POWER works with faith communities in Southeastern and Central Pennsylvania to address local and statewide issues while simultaneously strengthening the life of our congregations. Our path to creating a more just world involves teaching people of faith how to build and exercise their own power to address root cause of the daily injustices they face.



Civic Engagement

Our voter engagement work is crucial in ensuring that our Black and Brown communities are seen and heard! It is our life’s work to make sure that these communities “Get Out To Vote” and follow through in exercising their political power.

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POWER Supports the School Funding Lawsuit

POWER supports the plaintiffs in the PA School Funding Lawsuit (William Penn SD, NAACP PA, et al. v. Pa. Dept. of Education et al.) The…

A Year Like No Other: Read the 2020 POWER Impact Report

In a year like no other, POWER showed up. 2020 brought a global pandemic, uprisings in response to police violence and white supremacy, and an…

Clergy Leaders from POWER Interfaith Respond to PA State Budget

Harrisburg PA –  This week, POWER Interfaith gathered across the state to urge legislators to pass Governor Wolf’s budget. That proposal would have begun to…

Latest Updates

"@PhillyMayor, @PHLCouncil, it’s time for us to have bold, creative legislation that addresses these issues in the city of Philadelphia!" - @ddroyster

Philadelphia Principals’ Union, Councilmember ⁦@HelenGymAtLarge⁩ ⁦@powerinterfaith & #NOMOfoundation are standing in solidarity this afternoon to demand safe schools following the shooting outside of Lincoln High School Monday. Details on ⁦@KYWNewsradio⁩

AGITATION is the art of challenging a person to be true to their values, true to self, and to act on those values out of their own self-interest. Learn how agitation is used within movements and how to apply it successfully. Register:

Thank you to everyone who showed up for our POWER Metro Vigils. Join us every Thursday until Nov 4th to do your part in ensuring our children receive a fair and fully funded education. #Enough4AllPA


Lifting Up a Moral Voice with Political Muscle

We help equip community leaders with the skills needed to reach out into their neighborhoods, identify common concerns, research possible solutions, and work with public officials and private businesses to put those solutions into effect. Through our issue-based campaigns listed below, leaders learn how to build and sustain strong teams and networks, research and analyze community issues, develop campaign strategy, and work with elected officials to implement changes in public policy.

We are over 50 congregations throughout Southeastern and Central Pennsylvania

POWER Philadelphia

POWER Philadelphia represents congregations and faith leader located in West Philadelphia, Center City, Northeast Philadelphia, and North Philadelphia

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POWER Metro represents congregations and faith leaders located in Bucks County, Delaware County, Montgomery Count, and Chester County.

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POWER Central PA

POWER Central PA represents congregations and faith leaders located in York County, Lancaster County, Dauphin County, and Lebanon County.

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POWER Lehigh Valley

Our newest branch, POWER Lehigh Valley, represents congregations and faith leaders located in Lehigh and Northampton Counties.

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Let’s Transform Our Communities.