In just a few weeks on December 17, at the threshold of the darkest night of the year, people will gather outside City Hall with candles to remember how deadly poverty is, and how unforgiving are the streets of Philadelphia. Homeless Memorial Day, organized annually by a broad coalition of organizations, remembers those who have experienced homelessness and have died in 2015. It is a somber gathering. Every name is spoken into the air like a benediction.
Project HOME’s Advocacy Committee hosted a meet-and-greet session with the candidates for the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in the 195th District on Tuesday, July 28. This Tuesday, August 11, there is a special election in the 195th District to fill the vacant seat in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives. (Former Rep.
In 1999, the city of Philadelphia faced a mayoral election. Throughout the eight-year tenure of then-outgoing mayor Ed Rendell, homelessness was a critical issue for the city, with many struggles but also signs of hope.
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
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.