DNC Events Relevant to Poverty and Homelessness

  • DNC Events Relevant to Poverty and Homelessness

Below are some events related to issues of poverty during the week of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia. We will update this list as we learn of new events. (Project HOME is not directly endorsing these events.)

Our Common Ground
Be a part of an artistic infusion this election with our friend Meg Saligman. This is a non-partisan participatory installation of paint, light and artists. 
You can vote for what makes the good life here or visit the exhibit in Cleveland or Philly.

“Know Your Rights” Training presented by the “Up Against the Law” Legal Collective
Wednesday, July 20, 6:30 pm
Arch Street United Methodist Church 
55 North Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA  19107

March For Our Lives
Monday, July 25, 3 pm
Starting at the Municipal Services Building
1401 JFK Boulevard, Center City Philadelphia

“Repairers of the Breach” Moral Revival Tour
Monday, July 25, 6:30 pm
Friends Center, 1501 Cherry Street, Center City Philadelphia
Featuring Rev. William Barber from the Moral Mondays campaign in North Carolina

Stories from the Margins
Tuesday, July 26 from 2 pm to 3:30 pm
The Free Library - Parkway Central, Atrium
1901 Vine Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103

Witnesses to Hunger National Photography Exhibit
July 25, 27, and 28
10 am to 2 pm each day
African American Museum
701 Arch Street
Philadelphia, PA

Witnesses will be using their pictures and voices to educate the public and policymakers about the realities and struggles of hunger and poverty.

Like-Minded Rally for Mental Health and Substance Use Reform
Tuesday, July 26, 2016 from 3:30 pm to 5 pm
Dilworth Park in front of City Hall

Come to hear from speakers from national and local mental health and substance use organizations and learn more about the National Behavioral Health Platform: A Nonpartisan Approach to Mental Illness and Substance Use Disorders. There will also be give-a-ways, music, and more.