Advocacy News and Campaigns

 

Vote For Homes Coalition has rides available on Election Day, May 19, for people living in shelters and affordable housing in Philadelphia. 

For best results, return this form by fax to 215-232-7277 to Vote For Homes by Monday, May 18, 2015 at 3 pm. You can also call 215-232-7272 or fax the information on Election Day and we will do our best to accommodate you.

Join Vote for Homes in our ongoing effort to mobilize voters by learning about how to support the voting rights of people who are low-income, homeless, living with disabilities, or formerly incarcerated.

We are hosting one more voter mobilization training before the May 19th Primary Election at Project HOME, 1515 Fairmount Ave., Philadelphia 19130. The last available training date is:
   *Friday, May 15, 2-4 pm, 1515 Fairmount Ave
 

 

Check out press from the May 7 Vote For Homes Real Solutions to Hunger and Homelessness Forum:

Philadelphia Inquirer: Many Mayoral Candidates Late, Absent For Session On Poverty

CBS: Philadelphia Mayoral Candidates Discuss Poverty During Forum

Vote For Homes Mayoral Primary Voter Guide

Check out the 2015 Philadelphia Mayoral Primary Election Voter Guide. Please print and distribute in your community.

The guide prints best on legal paper, but can be printed on regular 8 x 11.

Read more about the Vote For Homes policy priorities here.

 

The Vote For Homes coalition has released our issues and recommendations for the next mayor of Philadelphia. This document contains a wishlist for affordable housing, jobs, income, hunger, and services. The policy recommendations have been shared with all candidates for mayor.

Will the next Mayor work to end homelessness and poverty?

Join us at the
Vote for Homes! Coalition Real Solutions for Hunger and Homelessness Mayoral Candidates Forum
Thursday, May 7, 2015 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Broad Street Ministry
315 S. Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107

Hosted by the nonpartisan Vote For Homes coalition.
For more information visit www.voteforhomes.org or call 215-232-7272, x3061.

Register voters with the Vote for Homes Coalition

Join Vote for Homes in our ongoing effort to mobilize voters by learning about the process of voter registration and the voting rights of people who are low-income, homeless, living with disabilities, or formerly incarcerated.  This training is ideal for staff, residents, program participants, and volunteers in your organization.

We will host four voter registration training sessions in preparation for the May 19th Primary Election. All trainings will be held at Project HOME, 1515 Fairmount Ave., Philadelphia, 19130. The available training dates are as follows:

Over 750 people from across Pennsylvania signed a letter urging Governor-elect Tom Wolf to uphold his commitments in the Vote for Homes Voter's Guide for affordable housing, jobs, and services and to show leadership on these critical issues.

Please join the Vote for Homes! Coalition in thanking Pennsylvania Governor-Elect Tom Wolf for his commitments to housing, jobs, and services in our 2014 Voter’s Guide. (To see the Governor’s full responses to our Voter’s Guide questionnaire click here.)  

We look forward to working together with Governor-Elect Wolf, his transition team, and his Administration in the fight to end homelessness!

 

The Philadelphia Homeless Memorial Day Planning Committee is reaching out to you to help gather the names of the women, men, and children that died in our community in 2014 (and since last year’s remembrance on 12/19/13). This year’s Homeless Memorial Day will take place on Thursday, December 18th. We hope you will join us.
 

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