Archive for February, 2007

2007 Candidates Forum

February 21, 2007

2007 Candidates Forum

Wednesday, Febuary 28th – 6:30 pm

Union Project
801 N Negley Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15208

Sponsored by:

Democracy for Pittsburgh
The League of Young Voters
The Gertrude Stein Club
The Steel-City Stonewall Democrats
Progress Pittsburgh

Meet & Greet starts at 6:30 – invitations were sent to all candidates:

Pittsburgh City Council
Allegheny County Council
County Executive
Court of the Common Pleas
School Board
City Controller

Candidates will be on hand to talk with you about their qualifications!

This year, we are featuring a forum for 3 important races!

City Council District 7 – Bloomfield, Highland Park, East Liberty
City Council District 9 – East Hills, Homewood, Point Breeze
City of Pittsburgh Controller – citywide & impacts the whole region

6:30 – Meet & Greet
7:00 – City Council District 7
7:45 – City Council District 9
9:00 – City Controller

Find out what’s going on before you go to the polls on May 15th

Hope everyone can be there!

The War Tapes

February 11, 2007

Democracy for America presents the independent film, “The War Tapes”. A screening in Pittsburgh will be held on Wednesday, February 20th at Janis Williams’ house on the Northside.

Social hour starts at 7:00 and the film will start at 7:30. Please RSVP at

If you’d like to contact me directly, I can be reached at 412-680-1626 or

Address is 202 E. Jefferson Street, Pgh 15212

Thanks and we look forward to seeing you on 2/20!

President’s Day Training Opportunity

February 8, 2007

There is a great training opportunity this President’s Day, February 19, that you all should check out. Let me know if you have any questions!

Ready to be Heard: Advocacy Training
Presidents Day: February 19, 2007 ~ Chatham College Campus

Join the Pennsylvania Center for Women, Politics, & Public Policy for a day-long program designed to educate and empower women to be effective advocates! Learn to affect policies at the local, state, and national levels. Interact with public officials and be an active participant in public affairs. Whether you need the basics or want to refine your advocacy techniques, this workshop is for you.

The program features: professional lobbyists as trainers and panelists; networking opportunities; applied case studies and exercises; and take-home resource guides. Registration is $30 and covers all materials and meals during the training.

Space is limited; register TODAY! Registration materials are available at

**Registration Deadline has been extended to Wednesday, February 14, 2007 **


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