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PHILADELPHIA FREE PRESS Digital Edition 12.02.20
PHILADELPHIA FREE PRESS Digital Edition 12.02.20

PHILADELPHIA FREE PRESS Digital Edition 12.02.20

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PHILADELPHIA FREE PRESS Digital Edition 12.02.20
PHILADELPHIA FREE PRESS Digital Edition 12.02.20

PHILADELPHIA FREE PRESS Digital Edition 12.02.20

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Red Brick Committee Hosts Gilberto Gonzalez Launch Party for Political Office Exploratory Committee Philadelphia, Saturday, July 28, 2021- Red Brick Committee announces the first Launch Party for Gilberto Gonzalez as he explores a run for political office, backed by a coalition of grassroots community activists. The event will be held at Half-Times Good Times, 120 Diamond Street Philadelphia PA 19122, beginning at 7:00 p.m. Born and raised in Philadelphia, Gonzalez has a long history of activism and is committed to making a positive, measurable difference for the people who live in the city he loves. With challenges including deep poverty, addiction and gun violence worsening, Gonzalez and his team are committed to being an authentic voice representing the citizens of Philadelphia, the state and the nation. Gonzalez joins a movement of activists who aim to shake up the political status quo. “We have the opportunity to change the policies and laws as well as the leadership that has failed us, '' said Gonzalez. “We will craft innovative legislation to move Philadelphia from the poorest of America’s large cities to a city of growth and prosperity, and a place where people living in addiction, poverty and non-violent offenders have a chance at a better life.” Dr. Martin Luther King said “A social movement that only moves people is merely a revolt. A movement that changes both people and institutions is a revolution.” Gonzalez and his coalition believe change is possible and now is the time for new leadership and innovation. Gonzalez said, “Philadelphia has the potential of lifting up the lives of its citizens to become an example for the rest of the nation. “A New Voice in Politics. Yours!” Contact: Donnell Casey, Campaign Manager and Red Brick Executive Director at 267-824-2240 [email protected] or [email protected]
If you voted in the 2020 election and witnessed fraud or have any information regarding illegal ballots in Pennsylvania please contact your Republican legislators and also contact the voter fraud hotline at 1-877-868-3772.
You really stand behind this? Calling hundreds of peaceful residents of the city “terrorists” because they engage in anti-racist protests? Describing antifa as “demonic” without providing the reader with any working definition of what antifa is? Making the extremely bold claim that protesting police brutality somehow kills George Floyd a second time? I understand your publication is struggling and I can see why.
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House members in SE Pennsylvania have NOT signed onto Jayapal’s Medicare for All Bill (#M4A), H.R.1384 except for Brendan Boyle (PA-02). Please call each House member below even if you’re not in their district. Leaving a message after hours is fine. Express your desire that they cosponsor this bill so we can build momentum to see this bill pass in 2020. M4A will be a vast improvement over every plan that Americans now have. By cutting out the money wasted by private insurance we’ll get more coverage for less. Please call! Madeleine Dean (PA-04): 202-225-4731 Dwight Evans (PA-03): 202-225-4001 Chrissy Houlahan (PA-06): (202) 225-4315 Mary Gay Scanlon (PA-05): 202-225-2011 Please “Like” our page.
John Gallery’s idea for a CENTER FOR PHILADELPHIA HISTORY AND CULTURE (CPHC) is a revelation. The abandoned Family Court, the architectural twin of the Free Library, cries out to be another destination point on Logan Square. Here is what you might expect on a visit to the CPHC in the future: Section A: The Philadelphia History Museum, with an introductory film (Philly Through Time). Section B: The Philadelphia History Book Repository (This would free up space in the Free Library and better promote Logan Square for a Philadelphia Book Festival, covered on C-SPAN 2). Section C: Philadelphia Film Institute space, for work by Sam Katz and other locals, and guest appearances (Stallone, etc.). Section D: The Mummers’ Exhibit (finally in a Center City venue, and augmenting the 2 Street location). Section E: City Neighborhoods Exhibit, including a 3 or 4-D experience of local culture and cuisine, and Mural Arts. Section F: Performance Hall: Local talent, in and around the city, with various cultures. Section G: City Café, Gift Shop and Information Center. Section H (Upper Levels): Office space for nonprofit cultural organizations, including office space for USA 250, Semiquincentennial in 2026, in which the CPHC could be a vital link. Section I (Upper Levels): Seminar Center: Free (but must be reserved) space for: a Center City Learning Tree; local nonprofit meeting and guest speaker space; and classroom space for a Drexel University class on the growing field of Cultural Institution Management. All this you would throw away for a boutique hotel? Seriously? It might be wise to think a second time. Mitchell Gordon Center City Mitchell Gordon, MUP, is a retired Urban Planning Journalist.
Have a teenage son, grandson, nephew, cousin, church member, or family friend who is looking for something to do and have fun? DeMolay is an organization for young men between the ages of 12 and 21. It teaches the young men to stand for and believe in high principles. When joining DeMolay a member will be asked to make promises, which are called our obligations that uphold the following teachings: • To strive to be a good son • To live a clean and moral life • To love and serve God according to the teachings of your family’s traditions • To be faithful to the trusts and promises committed to them • To strive to be faithful and trustworthy • To honor and respect all women • To be loyal and devoted to your country • To be loyal and supportive of all members • To be tolerant in their opinions of others DeMolay provides several opportunities for growth and learning. DeMolay’s are provided opportunities in the following areas: • The ability to plan a successful program (social events, fund raisers, civic service, etc.) • The ability to speak and perform in front of the public • Lifelong brotherhood and friendships • The ability to become a better overall leader • Scholarship opportunities • The overall concept of responsibility • Fun moments and memories that will last a lifetime DeMolay was founded in 1919, in the aftermath of the First World War, to assist teenage boys in the neighborhood around Kansas City, Missouri, in their efforts to become honorable men of purpose and strength in their community. However, the precepts and teachings of the organization were so universal and rang so true in the minds of all good people that it quickly grew into an international organization of renown and respect. DeMolay is non-denominational and values diversity and tolerance. For close to 100 years, DeMolay has taught the precepts of Love of Parents, Faith, Courtesy, Comradeship, Fidelity, Cleanness, and Patriotism. Over that time, DeMolay has guided millions of teenage boys, not only to lives as respectable men of their community, but of success and fame in a variety of chosen fields. As service is an integral part of DeMolay, many go into professions of public service such as U.S. Senators, Representatives to Congress, the military, police officers, and fire fighters. DeMolay counts among its alumni countless local and national officials throughout its long history. Athletes, entertainers, and leaders of industry are also on the roles of DeMolay. But when they were here, they were simply brothers to each other who found value in what DeMolay had to offer. Local chapters participate in a variety of activities, all of which are planned, promoted, and executed by the young men of the organization with the assistance and guidance of adults called Advisors. Activities include civic service projects, athletics, dances, outdoor activities and a whole host of other events planned and executed by the members. The members are the ones doing the work. The adults are there to support and supervise. This helps to build confidence and self-reliance in the young men of the organization. These traits, when cultivated properly, can result in confident and well-rounded adults. Each DeMolay Chapter across the globe has the same leadership structure. Three youth members are elected to serve as the “Councilors” or President, Vice President, and Second Vice President. They are mentored by the Advisory Council, a group of adults who have been certified by DeMolay International to provide guidance to the young men of DeMolay. The youth leader of a DeMolay Chapter is the Master Councilor. He serves as the president of the body, facilitating meetings and overseeing the activities of the chapter. He is mentored by the Advisory Board, who appoints one key advisor to serve as the “Chapter Advisor” that speaks for the Advisory Council in front of the chapter. Each chapter plans and promotes their own activities, but has the opportunity to participate in regional events that are organized by the State/Jurisdiction of which a chapter resides. The vast majority of States/Jurisdictions in DeMolay have a regional leadership structure that is unique to the area in which you reside. For more information, consult Franklin W. Hornor Chapter of DeMolay located at 187 W Cohawkin Road in Clarksboro, NJ For more information on chapter activities, check out what we do in DeMolay by visiting our website at