PHILADELPHIA, Friday, Nov. 20 – State Sen. Anthony Hardy Williams will be participating in an important panel discussion this weekend about the need for more black males to become teachers. On Monday, the senator will continue a favorite Thanksgiving tradition when he delivers pies and treats to the district’s first responders

Saturday’s event will be held from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. in the 2nd floor auditorium at the School District of Philadelphia’s administration building, 440 N. Broad St., and include two morning panel discussions and an action planning session following lunch.

Sen. Williams is scheduled to take part in the 11 a.m. panel discussion, “The ABCs in Support of the Black Male Educator: Advocacy, Budget & Certification.”

On Monday, the senator will visit three police departments and two fire departments and hand out holiday desserts to show his appreciation for their work to protect and defend the constituents of the 8th Senatorial District:

8:30 a.m. — Yeadon Police Dept, 600 Church Lane, Yeadon

8:50 a.m. — 1st District Police/Fire departments, 24th & Wolf streets, Philadelphia

9:15 a.m.: — Engine 68/Ladder 13 Fire Department, 801 S. 52nd St, Philadelphia

9:40 a.m.: — 18th Police Department, 55th & Pine streets, Philadelphia

Sen. Williams will conclude his morning with ShopRite of Parkside, 1575 N. 52nd Street, Philadelphia, during a 10:30 a.m. press conference to share the good news about their partnership to deliver 100 free turkeys and all of the trimmings to organizations and individuals in his district.

Media coverage is invited.


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