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In this area of our website Neighborhood Networks posts the News & Views articles below that present progressive viewpoints and reflections on current events.  We invite you to respond to these articles with your own comments. Click a title to expand an article so you may read the entire piece and leave a reply. Contact the site moderators at info@phillynn.org if you have general comments about the site or would like us to consider other articles.

From the News & Events main menu tab you may also view the full calendar of events. You may also submit an event that you think other NN members would want to know about. It will be reviewed and posted on the calendar if appropriate.

Thanks for your attention and for everything you do to move our country forward.

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Nov 2017

An Election Victory for Criminal Justice & Judicial Justice

In the November General Election, progressives won a major victory for criminal law reform and judicial justice. Receiving 75% of the votes for district attorney, Larry Krasner earned a convincing victory and a clear mandate for criminal law reform. And 5 of the 8 Democratic candidates we supported and worked for also won their seats...

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Oct 2017

Elect Larry Krasner and the “Slate of Eight” Democratic Judges on November 7th

In this year’s election, Neighborhood Networks is endorsing Larry Krasner for District Attorney, and a “Slate of Eight” impressive Democratic candidates for Supreme, Superior and Commonwealth Courts. Please be sure to vote for them on Election Day, November 7th. We also urge you to vote NO on the Ballot Question which would enable broadening the...

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11

Oct 2017

Help Us Rebuild the Philadelphia Democratic Party

THE TIME TO REMAKE THE PHILLY DEMOCRATIC PARTY INTO AN ENGINE OF PROGRESSIVE CHANGE IS NOW EACH OF US CAN PLAY A PART The Philadelphia Democratic Party is ineffective for so many reasons. Let us begin to count the ways: because it does not stand for anything, much less a progressive platform; because it endorses...

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04

Oct 2017

This November’s Election Matters!

It’s just over a month until the 2017 election. The vast majority of Philadelphians will not vote in it. And that’s a big problem for all of us for at least three reasons. The first is the damage it can do to Larry Krasner and everything he stands for. Yes, Larry Krasner will (almost definitely)...

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03

Aug 2017

NN Meets to Go Beyond The Resistance, September 24th

RSVP for this event! Philadelphia’s justice community has now had two victories following the November apocalypse. First we nominated Larry Krasner for D.A., signaling a monumental turn in the philosophical underpinnings of our criminal justice system. Then, at the national level but built on a base of tremendous local activism, we stopped Trumpcare. These two...

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    Tuesdays with Toomey

    December 19 @ 12:20 pm - 1:20 pm
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