How young people can impact the upcoming election
Tue., Sept. 27, 6 pm | Zoom
C70 is partnering with Young Involved Philadelphia (YIP) to host a virtual event featuring Sister Taleah of the City of Dreams Coalition, Scott Seeborg from All Voting Is Local and Brittany Smalls from C70. Morgan Robinson, president of YIP, will moderate a discussion about empowerment and understanding that your vote has the potential to make change. The speakers will cover issues of accessibility, overcoming threats to election integrity, and other ways people can participate beyond the ballot box. RSVP.
Ballot PA Vets Western PA Kickoff
Wed., Sep. 28 noon - 2 pm | Brentwood VFW Post 1810
Join Steelers legend Rocky Bleier, former Auditor General Jack Wagner, Ballot PA Chair David Thornburgh and local veterans in Brentwood, PA for lunch and a discussion about why closed primaries disenfranchise a large portion of former service-members in Pennsylvania. Learn more and RSVP.
The State of Elections: A Q&A with PA’s Secretary of State
Thurs., Sept. 29, 6 pm | Zoom
Spotlight PA will be joined by Acting Secretary of State Leigh M. Chapman, who oversees elections in Pennsylvania. Chapman will discuss how her agency secures and runs elections, explain the state’s voting policies, and answer all of your more pressing election questions. Send your election questions to firstname.lastname@example.org and have answered them live. Register.
Ballot PA Vets and Veterans for Political Innovation Rally
Fri., Sep. 30, 3:30 - 5 pm | Lititz VFW Post 1463
Join Ballot PA and special guest, Veterans for Political Innovation founder Eric Bronner in Lititz, PA to hear why this national group of veterans has decided to endorse Ballot PA’s campaign to repeal closed primaries. Learn more and RSVP.
NLM Celebrates: Democracy 101
Sat., Oct. 1, 11 am - 4 pm | National Liberty Museum
Join the National Liberty Museum (NLM), League of Women Voters and Seventy for a day of myth-busting workshops and review of the upcoming midterm ballot. NLM staff will also share tools to navigate misinformation and political spin. Register.
Fix Harrisburg Fall Forum
Wed., Oct. 12, 7 - 8:30 pm (new date!) | Zoom
Why did Fair Districts PA and the League of Women Voters of Pennsylvania launch the #FixHarrisburg campaign? What change is possible? How can you help to get bipartisan bills most Pennsylvanians actually want to see enacted out of the committees where they’re stuck because powerful committee chairs sit on them? Find out at the Fix Harrisburg Fall Forum.