Five Reasons Millennials Should Vote In the DA’s Race (And Attend Philadelphia’s only millennial-focused Town Hall during this race.)
You’ve read it on this blog many times—millennials don’t vote. More precisely, millennials don’t vote in non-presidential elections. In the 2012 and 2016 presidential elections millennial turnout hovered around 60%, while in the 2015 local election (including for mayor and city council), millennial turnout was an anemic 12%. This matters because local and state elections have a huge impact on our daily lives—and the future of our City and Commonwealth.
“A coffee can is not hackable.”- City Commissioner Al Schmidt
Commissioner Schmidt’s sentiment was tried-and-true this Coffee Can Day as candidates for city-level offices drew their ballot positions following a decades-old Philly tradition: An old coffee can. Plastic, numbered balls. And luck of the draw.Read more
This past Thursday, February 23rd, Philly Set Go (PSG) hosted a Young Lawyers fundraising and networking event. Philadelphia is known for its legal community, and it has a particularly robust group of millennial lawyers who are deeply engaged in civic life and are striving to make Philadelphia a better place for all of its residents. But did you know that lawyers are also prominent in the upcoming primary elections in May, and represent candidates for the district attorney race as well as judges of the Court of Common Pleas and Municipal Court?Read more