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Policy Lunch Series: Malcolm Kenyatta

February 24, 2017, 1:00pm - February 24, 2017, 1:00pm

Besides being "North Philly's biggest fan," Malcolm Kenyatta is an activist, political commentator, and community advocate. Currently, he serves as the Member Engagement Coordinator at the Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce and also as the youngest member of the board of directors of the Liberty City LGBT Democratic Club. Lunch will be served! The Policy Lunch Series a collaboration between Penn Democrats, the Government and Politics Assocation, and College Republicans. The series brings in unique voices to explore state and local issues.

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A Discussion with FiveThirtyEight Contributor: Prof. Dan Hopkins

February 21, 2017, 8:00pm - February 21, 2017, 8:30pm

Join Penn Dems and the Government and Politics Association for a discussion with FiveThirtyEight Writer and Penn Professor Dan Hopkins. We will be discussing the future of the Democratic and Republican Party, and issue evolution in the era of Trump. Hummus will be served!

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Cancelled - Policy Lunch Series: Water Infrastructure

February 17, 2017, 1:00pm - February 17, 2017, 1:30pm

The inaugural event of the Policy Lunch Series will feature Professor Nikhil Anand of the Anthropology Department. Professor Anand focuses on issues of urban infrastructure, especially water infrastructure. With the water crisis of Flint focusing the national spotlight on infrastructure problems across the country, including in Philadelphia, this lunch conversation will explore the political and environmental impact of infrastructure policies. The Policy Lunch Series is cosponsored by Penn Democrats, College Republicans, and the Government & Politics Association and highlights speakers on state and local issues.

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The place to be on campus in a few hours is with our very own Mayor Kenney!! Come out to hear from one of Pennsylvania's most interesting and fascinating politicians.

Only a few spots left! Sign up here: nightwithkenney.eventbrite.com
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A Discussion With Jim Kenney

February 8, 2017, 6:00pm - February 8, 2017, 6:00pm

Please join Big Brothers Big Sisters Independence Region, The Bentley Penn Bigs Program and Penn Democrats in welcoming Mayor Jim Kenney to Penn on Wednesday February 8th at 6pm in The G14 Terrace Room in Cohen Hall. Mayor Kenney, a longtime advocate for the advancement of social issues in Philadelphia, will be speaking about the state of Philadelphia, with a particular emphasis on community outreach, education and mentorship. Following his remarks, Mayor Kenney will be available for Q&A. The opening remarks for this event will be made by Big Brothers Big Sisters Independence Region CEO Marcus Allen. Marcus has had an extensive career in non-profit work and is a direct beneficiary of the power of education and mentorship. RSVP LINK HERE: nightwithkenney.eventbrite.com. A limited number of tickets are available, so please be sure to register. We hope to see you there!

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