Philadelphia Public Officials Release Statement on Viral Video of Police Misconduct

PHILADELPHIA. PA- March 24, 2023 - Following reports of an incident involving police and a parked vehicle in the Germantown section of Philadelphia, Councilmember Cindy Bass and State Senators Sharif Street and Art Haywood met with law enforcement to review body-cam video of the engagement.  The officials, who all represent portions of...

Senate Democrats Discuss Strategies to Prevent Youth Violence at Policy Hearing

READING, March 17, 2023 – State Senator Katie Muth (D-Chester/Montgomery/Berks), Chair of the Senate Democratic Policy Committee, joined Senator Judy Schwank (D-Berks) and Senator Art Haywood (D-Montgomery/Philadelphia) earlier this week at Alvernia University in Reading to discuss strategies to engage youth to reduce violence and keep them out...

Senator Art Haywood Announces Over $6.8M for Community Projects and Infrastructure Development in Montgomery and Philadelphia Counties

Philadelphia, PA- March 16, 2023 – Today, Senator Art Haywood announced nearly $7M in grants from the Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) for community projects throughout the 4th Senatorial District. “I’m grateful that we were able to make significant investments in our district, our community, and in our neighborhoods,” said...

Senator Haywood Releases First State of Black PA Report: Black middle class expanded, Black poverty declined, Black high earners increased

Harrisburg, PA – Feb. 28, 2023 – Today, Senator Art Haywood announced the release of his first State of Black Pennsylvania report. The report details the changing position of Black Pennsylvanians from 2010 to 2021, with several data points indicating the upward socioeconomic mobility of the Black community. “In the past decade the black middle...

State of Black PA Report 2023

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