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

 

Campaign to Change Live Stop

Have you every been stopped by the Philadelphia police and immediately towed? We want to learn about your experience. POWER is collaborating with New Sanctuary Movement to change the way this unduly harsh policy is applied.

 

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

October 6, 2017: Interfaith effort targets city’s cash-bail system for reform

POWER announced a joint effort with Jewish-based advocacy group, Tikkun Olam Chavurah, to end the city’s cash-bail system during a September Yom Kippur service. (Read Article).

October 4, 2017: Education advocates celebrate school funding lawsuit ruling with a City Hall rally

POWER Executive Director, Reverend Greg Holston, joins Councilwoman Helen Gym and other education advocates to honor the Pennsylvania Supreme Court’s ruling in the case brought by several school districts and parents. The state’s highest court ordered the Commonwealth Court to hold a trial to decide whether the state is providing inadequate and inequitable school funding to its school districts in violation of the constitution. (Read Article)

September 25, 2017: Protesters take health-care message to Meehan’s office again

POWER leaders gathered in front of US Rep Pat Meehan’s office to oppose the Cassidy-Graham bill and advocate for a health care system that works for all people.  (Read Article)