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Senator Haywood Demands Immediate Action from Mayor Kenney to Stop Gun Violence in Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA – January 20, 2022 – Today, State Senator Art Haywood (D-Montgomery/Philadelphia) called on Mayor Jim Kenney (D-Philadelphia) to take six immediate actions to stop gun violence in Philadelphia and save lives. In an email sent to Mayor Kenney, Senator Haywood stated that while other big cities, such as Boston, St. Louis, and...

Insurrection of the Capitol on January 6

Senator Haywood hosts Ask Art, a podcast that covers politics, policy, social justice issues and more. Senator Haywood is joined by Congresswoman Madeleine Dean to discuss details of the insurrection at the US Capitol on January 6, 2021. You can hear the entire podcast by clicking on the player below:

Senator Haywood Responds to Probation Reform Vote

Harrisburg, Pa. – December 15, 2021 – Today, State Senator Art Haywood (D-Montgomery/Philadelphia) released the following statement after his vote in support of Senate Bill 913, bipartisan legislation designed to reform Pennsylvania’s probation system: “This legislation is a significant improvement on the current system, which is one of the...

Senator Haywood Announced $15 Million in RACP Funding for Local Improvement Projects

Philadelphia – December 6, 2021 – State Sen. Art Haywood (D- Montgomery/Philadelphia) announced today that $15 million dollars in Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program (RACP) awards have been distributed to local area improvement projects. “Investing in local building project improvements is not just an investment in the infrastructure of our...

Senator Haywood Announced $250,000 in Funding for Community Violence Prevention

Philadelphia – Dec. 2, 2021 – State Sen. Art Haywood (D- Montgomery/Philadelphia) announced today that $250,000 in Violence Intervention and Prevention Grant funding has been awarded to local organization, Why Not Prosper. “Violence in our communities wears on us mentally, physically, and economically. One of the most important aspects of the...

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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. 


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

Clean Water

Ensuring clean, safe water in our homes and schools.

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Citizen Advocacy

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

Neighborhood Activism

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