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October 2019

TAI CHI – Healthy Awareness Season Classes 2019

October 19, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
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One event on October 12, 2019 at 9:00 am

One event on October 19, 2019 at 9:00 am

One event on October 26, 2019 at 9:00 am

Collingdale Gym, 800 MacDade Blvd
Collingdale, PA 19023 United States
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Join State Senator Anthony H. Williams for Healthy Awareness Season! FREE Tai Chi classes begin Saturday, October 5 at 9:00 am and run every Saturday until the end of October. 

For more information, please contact Ethel Waters @ 215-492-2980 or e-mail Ethel.Waters@pasenate.com.

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PERSONAL TRAINING – Healthy Awareness Season Classes 2019

October 21, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on October 28, 2019 at 7:00 pm

Kingsessing Recreation Center, 4901 Kingsessing Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19143 United States
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Join State Senator Anthony H. Williams for Healthy Awareness Season! FREE Personal Training classes begin Monday, October 7 at 7 pm and run every Monday until the end of October.

(No classes are being held on October 14 due to Columbus Day)

For more information, please contact Ethel Waters @ 215-492-2980 or e-mail Ethel.Waters@pasenate.com.

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LINE DANCING – Healthy Awareness Season Classes 2019

October 22, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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One event on October 8, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on October 15, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on October 22, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on October 29, 2019 at 7:00 pm

Universal Audenreid Charter High School, 3301 Tasker Street
Philadelphia, PA 19145 United States
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Join State Senator Anthony H. Williams for Healthy Awareness Season! FREE Line Dancing classes begin Tuesday, October 1 at 6:00 pm (Beginners) and 7:00 pm (Advanced) and run every Tuesday until the end of October. 

For more information, please contact Ethel Waters @ 215-492-2980 or e-mail Ethel.Waters@pasenate.com.

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LINE DANCING – Healthy Awareness Season Classes 2019

October 22, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on October 1, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on October 8, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on October 15, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on October 22, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on October 29, 2019 at 7:00 pm

Universal Audenreid Charter High School, 3301 Tasker Street
Philadelphia, PA 19145 United States
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Join State Senator Anthony H. Williams for Healthy Awareness Season! FREE Line Dancing classes begin Tuesday, October 1 at 6:00 pm (Beginners) and 7:00 pm (Advanced) and run every Tuesday until the end of October. 

For more information, please contact Ethel Waters @ 215-492-2980 or e-mail Ethel.Waters@pasenate.com.

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Voting Machine Demonstration

October 23, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Wharton Square Recreation Center, 2300 Wharton Street
Philadelphia, PA 19146 United States
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Voting Machine Demo - October 23, 2019

State Senator Anthony H. Williams and State Representative Jordan Harris want to make sure you are prepared to use Philadelphia’s new voting system inviting you to attend a Voting Machine Demonstration. The event will be held October 23 from 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm at the Wharton Square Recreation Center located at 2300 Wharton Street in Philadelphia.

This non-partisan event is free and open to the public.

For more information, contact Rob Murray in Senator Williams’ Office at 215.755.9185.

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YOGA/STRETCH EXERCISE – Healthy Awareness Season Classes 2019

October 23, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on October 9, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on October 16, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on October 23, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on October 30, 2019 at 7:00 pm

Sharon Hill Borough Hall, 250 Sharon Avenue
Sharon Hill, PA 19079 United States
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Join State Senator Anthony H. Williams for Healthy Awareness Season! FREE Yoga/Stretch Exercise classes begin Wednesday, October 2 at 7:00 pm and run every Wednesday until the end of October. 

For more information, please contact Ethel Waters @ 215-492-2980 or e-mail Ethel.Waters@pasenate.com.

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Senior Health Fair 2019

October 24, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Kingsessing Recreation Center, 4901 Kingsessing Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19143 United States
Senior Health Fair - October 24, 2019

Senator Anthony H. Williams in partnership with Oat Street Health present Navigating Life After 55+ Senior Health Fair. The event will be held on Thursday, October 24, 2019 from 10 am till 3 pm at the Kingsessing Recreation Center located at 4901 Kingsessing Ave., Philadelphia PA.

Van drop off & pick up services available from Walnut Park Plaza Apartments. Please sign up at your management office.

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ZUMBA – Healthy Awareness Season Classes 2019

October 24, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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One event on October 31, 2019 at 6:00 pm

Join State Senator Anthony H. Williams for Healthy Awareness Season! FREE Zumba classes begin Thursday, October 3 at 6:00 pm and run every Thursday until the end of October. 

For more information, please contact Ethel Waters @ 215-492-2980 or e-mail Ethel.Waters@pasenate.com.

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TAI CHI – Healthy Awareness Season Classes 2019

October 26, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
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One event on October 12, 2019 at 9:00 am

One event on October 19, 2019 at 9:00 am

One event on October 26, 2019 at 9:00 am

Collingdale Gym, 800 MacDade Blvd
Collingdale, PA 19023 United States
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Join State Senator Anthony H. Williams for Healthy Awareness Season! FREE Tai Chi classes begin Saturday, October 5 at 9:00 am and run every Saturday until the end of October. 

For more information, please contact Ethel Waters @ 215-492-2980 or e-mail Ethel.Waters@pasenate.com.

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PERSONAL TRAINING – Healthy Awareness Season Classes 2019

October 28, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on October 21, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on October 28, 2019 at 7:00 pm

Kingsessing Recreation Center, 4901 Kingsessing Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19143 United States
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Join State Senator Anthony H. Williams for Healthy Awareness Season! FREE Personal Training classes begin Monday, October 7 at 7 pm and run every Monday until the end of October.

(No classes are being held on October 14 due to Columbus Day)

For more information, please contact Ethel Waters @ 215-492-2980 or e-mail Ethel.Waters@pasenate.com.

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LINE DANCING – Healthy Awareness Season Classes 2019

October 29, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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One event on October 8, 2019 at 6:00 pm

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One event on October 29, 2019 at 6:00 pm

One event on October 1, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on October 8, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on October 15, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on October 22, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on October 29, 2019 at 7:00 pm

Universal Audenreid Charter High School, 3301 Tasker Street
Philadelphia, PA 19145 United States
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Join State Senator Anthony H. Williams for Healthy Awareness Season! FREE Line Dancing classes begin Tuesday, October 1 at 6:00 pm (Beginners) and 7:00 pm (Advanced) and run every Tuesday until the end of October. 

For more information, please contact Ethel Waters @ 215-492-2980 or e-mail Ethel.Waters@pasenate.com.

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LINE DANCING – Healthy Awareness Season Classes 2019

October 29, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on October 8, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on October 15, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on October 22, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on October 29, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on October 1, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on October 8, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on October 15, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on October 22, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on October 29, 2019 at 7:00 pm

Universal Audenreid Charter High School, 3301 Tasker Street
Philadelphia, PA 19145 United States
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Join State Senator Anthony H. Williams for Healthy Awareness Season! FREE Line Dancing classes begin Tuesday, October 1 at 6:00 pm (Beginners) and 7:00 pm (Advanced) and run every Tuesday until the end of October. 

For more information, please contact Ethel Waters @ 215-492-2980 or e-mail Ethel.Waters@pasenate.com.

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YOGA/STRETCH EXERCISE – Healthy Awareness Season Classes 2019

October 30, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on October 9, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on October 16, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on October 23, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on October 30, 2019 at 7:00 pm

Sharon Hill Borough Hall, 250 Sharon Avenue
Sharon Hill, PA 19079 United States
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Join State Senator Anthony H. Williams for Healthy Awareness Season! FREE Yoga/Stretch Exercise classes begin Wednesday, October 2 at 7:00 pm and run every Wednesday until the end of October. 

For more information, please contact Ethel Waters @ 215-492-2980 or e-mail Ethel.Waters@pasenate.com.

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ZUMBA – Healthy Awareness Season Classes 2019

October 31, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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One event on October 10, 2019 at 6:00 pm

One event on October 17, 2019 at 6:00 pm

One event on October 24, 2019 at 6:00 pm

One event on October 31, 2019 at 6:00 pm

Join State Senator Anthony H. Williams for Healthy Awareness Season! FREE Zumba classes begin Thursday, October 3 at 6:00 pm and run every Thursday until the end of October. 

For more information, please contact Ethel Waters @ 215-492-2980 or e-mail Ethel.Waters@pasenate.com.

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November 2019

Affordable Care Act Insurance Enrollment Event

November 12, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
ShopRite of Island Avenue, 2946 Island Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19153 United States
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ACA Enrollment Tour

Do you need help buying or renewing your federal health insurance? Come to our event for free enrollment services.

Certified enrollment specialists will be able to walk you through the best and most affordable coverage through the Affordable Care Act or Medicare.

This event is FREE and open to the public.

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December 2019

2020 Census Job Fair

December 16, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Darby Recreation Center, 1022 Ridge Ave
Darby, PA 19023 United States
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2020 Census Job & Resource Fair

Join State Senator Anthony H. Williams and Congresswoman Mary Gay Scanlon for a 2020 Census Job & Resource Fair on Monday, December 16, 2019.

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March 2020

Free Criminal Record Expungement & Sealing Clinic

March 28, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Blanche A. Nixon/Cobbs Creek Branch Library, 5800 Cobbs Creek Pkwy
Philadelphia, PA 19143 United States
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State Senator Anthony H. Williams & State Representative Joanna McClinton in partnership with Defender Association of Philadelphia invite you to participate in a free Criminal Record Expungement & Sealing Clinic on March 28th at 11 a.m. at the Blanche Nixon Library.

R.S.V.P. to Receive Assistance | For more information call 215-492-2980

You are eligible if you meet these qualifications:

  • Only Philadelphia County arrests are eligible
  • Non-conviction charges or summary convictions with no arrests in the past 5 years can be expunged
  • Some 2nd and 3rd degree misdemeanor convictions may be sealed if 10 years have passed
  • Must have no current criminal charges
  • Must not be serving probation time

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April 2020

Voting Machine Demonstration

April 9, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Darby Borough Recreation Center, 1020 Ridge Avenue
Darby, PA 19023 United States
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Voting Machine Demonstration - April 9, 2020

State Senator Anthony H. Williams and Darby Borough Council want to make sure you are prepared to use Delaware County's new voting system by inviting you to attend a Voting Machine Demonstration. The event will be held April 9th from 4 pm – 6 pm at the Darby Borough Recreation Center located at 1020 Ridge Avenue in Darby, PA This non-partisan event is free and open to the public and handicap accessible. For more information, contact: Rudy Taylor or Joy…

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Voting Machine Demonstration

April 14, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Good Neighbor Senior Center, 1085 Hook Road
Sharon Hill, PA 19079 United States
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Voting Machine Demonstration - April 14, 2020

State Senator Anthony H. Williams and Good Neighbors Senior Center want to make sure you are prepared to use Delaware County's new voting system by inviting you to attend a Voting Machine Demonstration. The event will be held April 14th from 10 am – noon at the Good Neighbor Senior Center located at 1085 Hook Road, Sharon Hill, PA This non-partisan event is free and open to the public and handicap accessible. For more information, contact: Rudy Taylor or Joy…

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September 2020

Shredding Event

September 19, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Motivation High School, 5900 Baltimore Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19143 United States
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Together with State Representative Joanna McClinton in partnership with Aetna, we will be hosting a FREE Shredding Event. The FREE EVENT will be held on Saturday, September 19 from 10 a.m. till 1 p.m at Motivation High School located at 5900 Baltimore Avenue, Philadelphia, PA.  (Parking lot entrance located at 60th Street and Baltimore Avenue) Properly shred unneeded papers from your taxes, financial and medical records, and other papers with personal information. Please remove all paper clips from the paper…

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December 2020

Live! Casino and Hotel and Council Member Johnson Virtual Job Fair

December 15, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Philadelphia, PA United States + Google Map

Are you looking for an exciting and fast-paced career with growth opportunities? If so, Live! Casino and Hotel Philadelphia is the place for you! We are currently looking for energetic, friendly, and motivated talent to join the Live! Team. Join our Virtual Job Fair to learn more about current opportunities. This will be a valuable opportunity to learn about the hiring process, discuss what it is like to work at Live!, and to answer any questions that you may have!…

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COVID-19 Pop-Up Testing Event

December 18, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
New Temple Baptist Church, 2633 Wharton St
Philadelphia, PA 19146 United States
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If you have been exposed to someone, or you have any symptoms of COVID-19, you should get a test.   I will be hosting a COVID-19 Pop-up Testing Event with Rep. Jordan Harris (D-Philadelphia) on December 18, 2020 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the New Temple Baptist Church at 2633 Wharton St., Philadelphia, PA 19146.  Walk-ups are welcome at this event, but registration is strongly suggested. Email lynee.wilkins@pasenate.com to preregister for this event.   Testing will be free for those with or without…

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Holiday of Hope Food, Clothing, & Toy Give-a-way

December 19, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Allen AME Church Parking Lot, 5900 Larchwood Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19143 United States
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On Saturday, December 19, 2020, Motivated Community Resources will be hosting their Holiday of Hope event at the Allen AME Church Parking Lot at 5900 Larchwood Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19143.   Those attending this event will receive free clothing, food, and a toy give-a-way and picture with Santa for children ages three to 12.  Please register ahead for the toy give-a-way by calling 267-223-9873 and giving your child’s name, age, and gender.  For more information, visit motivatedcrc.org.  

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January 2021

Delaware County Virtual Expungement Clinic

January 18 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Philadelphia, PA United States + Google Map

In partnership with State Rep. Joanna McClinton and Legal Aid of Southeastern PA, I invite you to participate in the upcoming Delaware County Virtual Expungement Clinic on Monday, January 18, 2021 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. 

You are eligible for an expungement if you meet these qualifications:

  • Only Delaware County arrests are eligible
  • Only non-conviction charges, including ARD, or summary convictions with no arrests in the past 5 years can be expunged (non summary convictions cannot be expunged)
  • Some misdemeanor convictions may be sealed if 10 years have passed
  • Must have no current criminal charges
  • Must not be serving probation time

Register at https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZMvc-2hpjstG9Zi-1hfIWBWHzth3Zdnbt4S

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Martin Luther King Jr. Speech Competition

January 18 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Philadelphia, PA United States + Google Map

The Thomas and Woods Foundation will be honoring Dr. King once again by hosting the Third Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Speech Competition "Building Resilience in 2020". This annual event empowers high school students to write and perform their very own speeches before a live panel of judges.

Join the live event on Monday, January 18 from 6-8 pm!

RSVP here.

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COVID-19 Pop-Up Testing Event

January 22 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
New Temple Baptist Church, 2633 Wharton St
Philadelphia, PA 19146 United States
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State Senator Anthony H. Williams in partnership with New Temple Baptist Church and Med Scree Laboratories are hosting a COVID-19 pop-up testing event on January 22 from 10 am - 2 pm.

  • Walk-ups and Drive-ups are welcome
  • Registration is STRONGLY SUGGESTED. Email: Lynne.Wilkins@pasenate.com
  • Testing is available to both insured and uninsured residents
  • Please bring your insurance card to the testing site
  • Everyone must wear a facemask

For more information, contact Lynne or Jon in Senator Williams' office at 215-492-2980.

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February 2021

Love Your Neighbor Community Resource Event

February 17 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Philadelphia, PA United States + Google Map

Join me in partnership with Aetna, Dedicated Senior Health Center, Shared Food Program, Unity In the Community and Xclusively Yours Events for a Love Your Neighbor Community Resource Event. The event will be held on Wednesday, February 17 at 10 am - 2 pm.

Resources will include: 

  • Food Giveaway
  • City & State Resources
  • Health insurance options
  • Insurance information (home, fire, burial)

Everyone MUST wear a facemask!

For more information please contact Lynne Wilkins at 215-492-2980 or email lynne.wilkins@pasenate.com.

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Policy Hearing on Racial & Gender Bias in the Courts

February 19 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Philadelphia, PA United States + Google Map
Policy Hearing - Racial & Gender Bias in the Courts

At the request of PA Legislative Black Caucus (PLBC) chair Rep. Donna Bullock (D- Philadelphia), vice-chair Rep. Summer Lee (D- Allegheny), and PLBC members Sen. Anthony H. Williams (D- Delaware/Philadelphia) and Sen. Sharif Street (D- Philadelphia), the Pennsylvania Senate and House Democratic Policy Committees will hold a virtual public hearing to discuss racial and gender bias in the court systems across the state. Members have requested this hearing to build off the continuing efforts of the Philadelphia City Council and Councilmember Kenyatta Johnson to work toward justice in the Philadelphia court system.  This joint policy hearing will examine racial and gender bias experienced or observed by groups who interact with the court system including judges, lawyers, staff, advocates, and the public.

The Senate Democratic Policy Committee is chaired by Sen. Katie Muth (D-Berks/Chester/Montgomery), and the House Democratic Policy Committee is chaired by Rep. Ryan Bizzarro (D- Erie).

The hearing is scheduled for Friday, February 19, 2021, at 10 a.m.  It will be livestreamed at SenatorMuth.com/Policy and the PA Senate Democratic Caucus Facebook page. 

You can register through Zoom here.

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March 2021

Food Pantry Community Event

March 13 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Kingsessing Recreation Center, 4901 Kingsessing Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19143 United States
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April 2021

Food Pantry and Community Event

April 10 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Kingsessing Recreation Center, 4901 Kingsessing Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19143 United States
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This Saturday, April 10, I will be hosting a food pantry and community event in partnership with the Caring for Friends organization and Millennials Juneteenth. The event will be from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. at the Kingsessing Recreation Center at 4901 Kingsessing Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19143. Join us or share this event with anyone else who may need some extra care and assistance right now.   

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Disaster Relief

Offices to Call for Assistance

Philadelphia Office of Emergency Management: 311

Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency: 717-651-2001

American Red Cross of Southeastern PA: 215-299-4000

Office of State Senator Anthony H. Williams: 215-492-2980

Immediate Steps to Take

  • Contact the Philadelphia Office of Emergency Management to complete a damage survey.
  • Contact the American Red Cross of South Eastern PA if you need emergency shelter.
  • Once you return home, inspect and document all damage.
  • Salvage any important documentation (receipts, bills of sale, insurance information, etc.). This will be helpful for claiming any portion of funds that may be given.

DISTRICT OFFICE
2901 Island Avenue | Suite 100 | Philadelphia, PA 19153
Ph: (215) 492-2980 | Fax: (215) 492-2990 | 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

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2103 Snyder Avenue | Philadelphia, PA 19145
Ph: (215) 755-9185 | Fax: (215) 952-3375 | Monday – Thursday: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

HARRISBURG OFFICE
11 East Wing | Box 203008 | Harrisburg, PA 17120
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