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News & Views

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 2019

Big Victories for Local Candidates in General Election: Here’s What’s Next

Progressives scored historic victories in the 2019 General Election for local candidates in both Philadelphia and the surrounding counties.  Philly Neighborhood Networks deployed scores of volunteers who canvassed and Got Out the Vote for our endorsed candidates.  Those votes were vital to vaulting Kendra Brooks into a minority seat on City Council- the first time an independent...

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22

Oct 2019

General Election 2019 – Support & Vote for Kendra Brooks & Nicolas O’Rourke for City Council At-Large

We have a chance for real change in City Hall. The Republicans who, by default, always get elected to those two City Council minority party seats, are facing their first real challenge in a long time – by two local progressives, Kendra Brooks and Nicolas O’Rourke, candidates from the Working Families Party.  Philly Neighborhood Networks endorsed...

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May 2019

How Our Movement Did in the Primary Election

The 2019 primary election demonstrated the growing power of the Party’s progressive wing as Philly Neighborhood Networks-endorsed candidates retained two At-Large Council seats and put up strong challenges in other Council and City Commissioner races while, at the same time, wresting three Common Pleas judgeships from Party control. Note that there were 28 candidates for...

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