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Vote for Jeff Hornstein in the First Councilmanic District

He Builds Community-Labor Alliances

May 3, 2011

This, as they say, is a no-brainer.

Jeff Hornstein is a labor leader and an intellectual. It's a rare combination and one that would enable Jeff to have a powerful impact on a City Council that desperately needs both Jeff’s breadth of knowledge and his sensitivity to the needs of working people.

Jeff’s doctorate is in American history, and he’s actually made history since he landed an organizing job with SEIU Local 32BJ in 2004 in Philadelphia.

As organizing and political director for the 32BJ, Jeff worked on a wide variety of issues important to low and moderate income communities. In particular, Jeff was instrumental in organizing the Philadelphia Transit Coalition to fight for dedicated funding for mass transit. That effort successfully stabilized SEPTA funding in a lasting way. Jeff was also at the center of the Philadelphia Campaign for Housing Justice, which waged a battle to pass inclusionary zoning legislation in City Council. Although that effort stalled due to the Great Recession of 2008, building blocks were laid that will undoubtedly bear fruit later, especially if Jeff is a member of the Council that has the task of completing this work....

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About myself

By Charlie Moleski

October 4, 2010

My name is Charlie Moleski and I have recently been asked to become the Neighborhood Networks point person in the 2nd Ward. I am also the elected Ward Chair of the 2nd Ward Democratic Executive Committee.

My goal, along with other progressive Committee people (yes they do exist!) is to help connect our neighbors with their politicians. We have many great civic groups--the Bella Vista Town Watch, Queen Village Neighbors, Passyunk Square Civic Association, and others. There are many people doing many great things in our neighborhoods.

But we should also be as connected politically as we are civically. I do not beleive that Ward politics should be the exclusive property of a handful of people, but that we should all be participating in the political life of our neighborhood....

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