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The Inquirer: Exodus

The roots of African Methodist Episcopal (A.M.E) Church sprung from rebellion and civil disobedience, championing for social justice and voter rights for all.  Lillie Gorham,...

Statement from POWER Interfaith on ACLU challenge on behalf of PA voters

We at POWER Interfaith support our partners at the ACLU in their challenge to the current Pennsylvania Mail Ballot rule that disenfranchised voters in the…

The Inquirer: Getting souls out to the polls

Black voters enthusiastically hit the streets to increase Black voter turnout through what collectively became known as “souls to the polls.” One particularly impactful event...

The Inquirer: A plea from a veteran of the civil rights movement

We created our Freedom Express bus tour to unify our voices against voter suppression and ensure every voice is heard equally and without barriers. We...

POWER Interfaith’s Freedom Express Statewide Voting Rights Bus Tour Concludes Three Weeks of Mobilizing Voters Across PA

Faith leaders organized thousands of voters across the state, at stops in more than 16 cities, calling for healing our democracy and highlighting the urgency…

The Morning Call: Help build a vision of hope in PA

Our POWER Interfaith Freedom Express riders recently hosted a “Party at the Ballot Box” to celebrate the power of our votes and voices within the...

Virtual Press Conference with Experts Offering Analysis and Expectations for PA Midterms

Advisory – TOMORROW: BRIEFING ON VOTER AND ELECTION PROTECTION IN PENNSYLVANIA Virtual Press Conference with Experts Offering Analysis and Expectations for PA Midterm for Press,…

POWER Interfaith’s Freedom Express Press Release Midterms 2022

Clergy from across PA rallied, prayed, agitated and demonstrated to get out the vote, energize people of moral courage and hold bad actors to account…

Join Us on the Freedom Express Bus Tour!

Across Pennsylvania, White Christian Nationalism is literally on the ballot this fall. That’s why we’re firing up the #FreedomExpress. This tour will promote a vision…

Organizing Works! Level-Up and Fair Funding Formula Results In a Comprehensive and Fairly Distributed Education Budget

Education Advocates Celebrate Victory For Students & Schools In PA Budget HARRISBURG, PA (July 14th) – Last week, Gov. Tom Wolf solidified the $45.2 billion…

POWER Interfaith’s WINS on Education Funding

Dear POWER Family, Time to celebrate POWER Interfaith’s WINS on Education Funding! What WINS you ask? $525,000,000 in new Basic Education Funding in the largest…

Rep. Kristine Howard Endorsing Full Funding

Thank you to Rep. Kristine Howard (PA 167th). For unambiguously stating her support for POWER’s position concerning Gov. Wolf’s state budget proposal for schools. Rep…

South Street Shooting: Remarks from Bishop Royster

On Saturday evening in Philadelphia there was a mass shooting. Three people were killed and many others injured. It was on South Street, a place…

Communities Seek To Reclaim Power With Energy Democracy Tools

Nora Elmarzouky—POWER’s Climate Justice and Jobs Organizer—explores the concept of energy democracy as the critical approach to racial and economic justice while addressing the climate…

Radio Times: Bishop Royster on the Buffalo shooting

Bishop Dwayne Royter, our Executive Director, joined Marty Moss-Coane and Kurt Braddock on WHYY’s Radio Times to discuss the Buffalo shooting and the rise in…

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🆕 POWER is hiring for several key positions. We are a grassroots organization of Pennsylvania congregations and individuals committed to racial and economic justice on a livable planet.
💼 See open roles: https://powerinterfaith.org/open-positions/

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#BlackHistoryMonth is about us honoring, growing, staying, learning, and creating our best future #together. I am excited to invite you to experience @TheKingCenter’s Black History Month series, which will feature Black influencers for a #BelovedCommunityMindset.

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🧵(1/2) We each can influence culture and community in cultivating a #BelovedCommunityMindset. This #BlackHistoryMonth, @TheKingCenter is celebrating Black people who, in some significant way, have done or are doing just that. Join us on this journey.

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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.