350 Philly’s steering committee is thrilled to endorse two Democratic candidates for Pennsylvania’s state legislature, both running against incumbents in the June 2nd primary election: Rick Krajewski—188th Assembly District in West Philadelphia Nikil Saval—1st Senate District, encompassing neighborhoods in South Philly, Center City, and the River Wards In a time of enormous health and economic crises … Continue reading Let’s Elect Green New Deal Champions to the PA Legislature!
Thanks to everyone who joined Tuesday's conversation about A Planet to Win: Why We Need a Green New Deal! It was a great conversation with lots of ideas and energy.We wanted to share the recording of this online discussion along with some additional information, and to let you know about a follow-up event: You can … Continue reading A Planet to Win Book Event, and Next Steps
Senator Bernie Sanders is taking on our climate crisis by fighting for a comprehensive Green New Deal. In order to ensure a habitable planet for ourselves and our descendants, we must transition to renewable energy at an urgent pace. Bernie’s GND plan calls for using 100% renewable energy for electricity, buildings, transportation by 2030--and reducing … Continue reading 350 Philly Endorses Bernie Sanders for President
Philly Strikes Back—Philadelphia’s latest Youth Climate Strike, on December 6—offered quite a sight. About 1,500 young people and allies came together on Thomas Paine Plaza, just across from City Hall, and then joined in a march through Center City calling for climate justice. Part of a wave of events across the nation, the strike event … Continue reading Students know the link between Environmental Justice and Climate Justice
On November 5th, let’s elect a champion for a Green New Deal to join Philadelphia City Council! 350Philly is excited to join many allies in endorsing Kendra Brooks for City Council at Large. Kendra is a working class organizer, activist, and coalition builder who lives in the Nicetown community. She is running on the Working … Continue reading 350 Philly Endorses Kendra Brooks for City Council