Democracy is hurting in the United States of America. Our political system represents the few and the powerful, while the voices of everyday citizens are drowned out by partisanship and special interests. The will of the people is separated from the law of the land, and we in Pennsylvania need to lead the way forward to strengthen the relationship between citizen and government. We must restore trust and repair our democracy if we hope to rise to meet the challenges of our time.
Our goal is to pass three laws in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. These laws would address:
Our plan has three parts
Before May 13, 2017
We are meeting with all 253 of our State Representatives and State Senators to learn their positions on our bills.
From May 13th - May 21th
We will march from the Liberty Bell in Philadelphia to the State Capitol in Harrisburg.
From May 22nd- May 25th
We will combine intensive lobbying in the State Capitol with acts of creative nonviolence with the goal of getting our bills out of committee and to a vote.
Learn about Gerrymandering and Redistricting
Watch Michael Pollack and Carol Kuniholm discuss Gerrymandering at the state level on PhillyCam’s “People Power Lunch Hour”.
We are a collection of citizen volunteers concerned about the unresponsiveness of our government
We represent various ages, genders, races, religions, sexual orientations, political orientations, and socio-economic backgrounds. We value inclusive democracy and inspired volunteerism.
Please join the movement for democracy.