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Philadelphia Voting and Elections: Events

This is a practical guide to voting and elections in Philadelphia.

Events

Who's on Your Ballot?

April 6 at 1 p.m. | Join Us on Zoom

Did you know there's an election in Philadelphia every six months? Are you prepared for Philadelphia's primary election on May 17, 2022? Learn who's on your ballot and why this election is important.

Enough is Enough: Breaking Down Gerrymandering & Redistricting

April 12 at 11 a.m. | Join Us on Zoom

What is gerrymandering and what does it mean for you, your family and community? Learn more at our Enough is Enough session!

Faculty, email us at institute@ccp.edu to request a Get Out the Vote classroom presentation with one of our #CCPVotes volunteers

Zoom Recording

A Beginner's Guide on How to Get Involved in Politics

March 2 at 1 p.m. |  
Zoom Recording 

The upcoming election on May 17, 2022, has us thinking about how we can get involved in local politics ourselves. This session is a panel presentation on how you can begin getting involved in your government. Learn more about how others have started their journey and what opportunities there are to get involved in your city. 

Speakers: 

  • Abu Edwards, CEO of MIA Strategies LLC
  • Andre del Valle, Director of Government Affairs at the PA Apartment Association
  • Dom Miller, Chief of Staff to Councilmember Isaiah Thomas 
  • Mikecia Witherspoon, CCP Government Relations Officer, former Deputy Chief of Staff in the Mayor's Office and Special Assistant to the Mayor
  • Kyle Turley, Eastern PA Political Organizer, One Pennsylvania
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