POWER congregations are launching policy change campaigns to improve communities in Philadelphia
At the April 21st Public Action, Thousands of Philadelphians of Faith, their Allies, Convened to Advance Agenda for Good Jobs, Great Schools & a Pathway to Citizenship
POWER is working to get 16,500 signatures on a petition to City Council and Mayor urging support for living wages, benefits, training for and access to jobs at the Philadelphia International Airport
More than 150 leaders from 36 POWER congregations gathered recently for the first Leadership Assembly of 2013 and mapped out a season of action for justice on jobs, education, immigration reform and gun violence.
POWER begins to organize its members to push for better schools for low income Philadelphians
On September 25, 2010 more than 40 POWER-affiliated congregations convened 2,000 of their members and allies to affirm a 5-part Change Platform at their Founding Convention.
With long-term unemployment and poverty besieging so many Philadelphia neighborhoods, POWER congregations' first focus will be a campaign to improve city emloyment and education systems.
POWER's Founding Convention affirmed a change platform that also recognizes housing, public safety and healthare as key issues impacting Philadelphia neighborhoods and families.
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