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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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Jul 2020

HELP US CELEBRATE OUR 15 YEAR ANNIVERSARY

We can’t believe it was 15 years ago!  In 2004, hundreds of progressive activists organized a huge grass roots turnout in neighborhoods across Philadelphia for the Democratic presidential candidate, John Kerry.  With strong support from MoveOn, we kept Pennsylvania “blue” with a massive turnout in Philadelphia even as Kerry lost nationwide.  Energized by this experience...

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May 2020

Voting in the Primary Election

Whether you vote by mail or in person, please consider the PNN endorsements and recommendations in this primary election which include the candidates and delegates to the Convention, and also the ballot questions.  Based on candidates’ questionnaires and interviews, and a super majority vote by our members, PNN endorsed the following slate of candidates in...

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Apr 2020

It’s Important to Vote in the Primary Election

On Saturday, April 25th at 3 PM, Philly Neighborhood Networks will be holding its second Zoom Town Hall, this time on the question: “What’s So Important about Voting in the Spring Primary?”  Talk with City Commissioner Lisa Deeley on the Latest on Vote-by-Mail, then chat with Endorsed Candidates Nina Ahmad and Supreme Dow and a...

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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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