Category Archives: Events

Keystone XL Pipeline Panel | Hosted by Penn Dems, Fossil Free Penn, and Penn Environmental Group

This past week the Senate approved the Keystone Pipeline Bill, even though President Obama has declared that he will veto the bill. What does this mean for Congress? The environment? The economy? The people whose lives and homes would be affected by the pipeline? Join Penn Dems, Fossil Free Penn, and Penn Environmental Group for

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PA Progressive Summit, February 6-7, Harrisburg PA

​ Who’s coming to the Pennsylvania Progressive Summit? U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders, Cecile Richards, President of Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Krystal Ball, MSNBC Host, Melanie Campbell, President and CEO of the National Coalition on Black Civic Participation, Katha Pollitt, author and columnist for The Nation Patrick Murphy, MSNBC host and former congressman, Over 100

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Meet the Mayor at our first GBM

Come learn more about Penn Dems at our first General Body Meeting of the year. The Executive Board will introduce ourselves, talk about our plans for the year ahead, and discuss the Deputy Board, which is a great entry-level leadership position with Dems. Most important, Mayor Michael Nutter will be there to speak as well,

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Immigration Action Week

Penn Democrats is joining with Penn for Immigrant Rights to bring you Immigration Action Week! Here’s the full schedule: Monday, February 24: Discussion with Ed Rendell 8:00 PM, Steinberg-Dietrich Hall 107 Tuesday, February 25: Screening of  “Inside the Immigrant Worker Experience: Made in L.A.” documentary. 7:00 PM Huntsman Hall (room TBD) Wednesday, February 26: Panel

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Speaker Series: Communications Director Desiree Peterkin Bell

Tuesday, February 4 She’s worked with Michael Bloomberg and Cory Booker. She’s served as Obama for America’s senior advisor in Pennsylvania. Now, she is both the Communications Director and and the City Representative for Mayor Nutter. With such an impressive resume, Desiree Peterkin Bell is someone you don’t want to miss. Join us Tuesday as she speaks

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Marriage Equality

Penn Dems believes in marriage equality for all. From our bi-partisan Valentine’s Day event to educational fireside chats about the constitutionality of the Defense of Marriage Act, we will continue to fight for  equality for our LGBTQ friends, family, and neighbors.  

Bipartisan State of the Union Watchparty!

Join the Penn Democrats and the Penn College Republicans for our annual State of the Union Watch Party! TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 12th 9:00 PM HUNTSMAN F95 Bring along your friends of all political persuasions for our yearly bipartisan bash. FREE PIZZA WILL BE SERVED! RSVP on Facebook We can’t wait to see you there!