…and the pastor asks the Rabbi, “What’s up with the frog?” And, the rabbi says, “Did you know that you can vote to change the city charter on May 20th so that Philadelphia contractors and sub-contractors will receive a living wage?”…
It’s no joke people. You really can!
WHYY did a nice piece on the effort of POWER to get the votes out in a off year election. I was happy to hear that they feature Reverend Bernice Baxter, one of my leaders from Harold O’Davis church.
I lead the training and they went out and talked to the neighborhood. Another team of faith leaders canvassed in the afternoon and teams of lay-leaders (read: church/synagogue members) are canvassing every day between now and the election (MAY 20).
The support for Ballot Issue #1, Living Wages for city contractor and sub-contractors has received overwhelming support form the people that we have spoken too.
City residents are equally excited about our plans to launch a campaign for a Full, Fair Funding Formula for Pennsylvania schools in the fall.
We had a powerful rally on this issue last Friday. Check out the video here
and here http://fabriciorodriguez.tumblr.com/post/85244601091/students-and-ministers-marching-in-protest-of