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Save the date – Tuesday, August 11th at 5:05 pm

Telephone Town Hall – Topic: A Community Response to educating children during the COVID-19

Save the date – Tuesday, August 11th at 6:20 pm

Telephone Town Hall – Topic: Returning to the Workforce During COVID-19: Workers’ Rights & Protections

Racial Justice

The true fight for police reform is in statehouses across the U.S.

By Sen. Art Haywood

Black Lives Matter protests erupted in the US and beyond following the cruel killing of George Floyd by police officers in Minneapolis. Weekly, and in some places daily, rallies and marches demand an end to police brutality and to systemic racism.

And less than two months later, at least 13 states have passed legislation to curtail police brutality.

Changing the rules to combat racism

By Sen. Art Haywood

Nationwide, Americans continue to staunchly protest systemic racism. The country has not seen action like this since the Civil Rights and Black Power movements of the 1960s. Sixty years later, the demands for action by the people remain loud and clear.

Much like the rules of a game, rules put in place by those in power cause Black people to lose in destructive ways.

Sen. Art Haywood Statement on Police Reform Bills Signed into Law

Philadelphia – July 16, 2020 – State Senator Art Haywood (D-Montgomery/Philadelphia) released the following statement on police reform bills signed into law:   “We have finally seen one of the first victories in the fight for meaningful police reform in Pennsylvania. Governor Tom Wolf signed House Bills 1841 and 1910 into law this week....

Pa. Democrats file suit in state court to counter election rules case filed by Trump campaign

The Pennsylvania Democratic Party is suing the state’s top elections agency and all 67 county election boards over the commonwealth’s vote-by-mail process. Filed Monday in state court, the case focuses on ballot return deadlines, ballot drop off procedures and other mail-in voting issues. But it also seeks a court order that would essentially...

State arts council distributes $2.3 million to arts groups

Gov. Tom Wolf announced Monday that 309 nonprofit arts organizations will receive grants totaling $2.3 million to help with the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. The funds from the federal CARES Act support staff salaries, facilities costs and fees for artists or contractual personnel. The Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, a state agency under the...

Own Our Solutions

Raise the Wage

Fighting to Raise the Minimum Wage in PA! The time to increase the wage is now!

Find Good Jobs & Careers

Working to increase awareness of the many options including skilled trades!

Gun Violence Prevention

Senator Haywood supports efforts to ensure dangerous people do not have access to guns. 

Mentoring

Saving youth through mentoring is vital to build successful citizens for tomorrow.

Clean Water

Ensuring clean, safe water in our homes and schools.

How to Participate?

As a community member, you have the power to make a difference in our district and across Pennsylvania. I invite you to help build safe neighborhoods where educational opportunities are strong, wages are fair, entrepreneurship is encouraged and retirement is secure.

Citizen Advocacy

Take the step towards participating in our democracy by talking with your elected leaders. 

Neighborhood Activism

You can take an active role in strengthening our community.

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