Committee of Seventy, Rep. Jared Solomon, the Northeast Times, and the League of Women Voters-Philadelphia invite you to a legislative summit on the topic of election reform. This free event, open to the public, will feature experts on some of the most pressing issues facing our democracy.The eve...
Tuesday, October 23 2018 6:00 PM — 8:00 PM
Join us for a day of events celebrating the Penn Project for Civic Engagement on its first decade of service! The breakfast will feature a dialogue on healing our democracy with US Rep. Charles Dent, the leader of the GOP's moderate "Tuesday Group" and Richard Harwood, founder of the Harwood Ins...
Friday, May 11 2018 8:00 AM — 2:00 PM
The Committee of Seventy will host a brown-bag lunch discussion on the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. from noon to 1:15 p.m., on Wednesday, April 4, the 50th anniversary of his assassination in Memphis, Tenn. This event will be held in conjunction with NewCORE (New Conversation on Race and Eth...
Wednesday, April 4 2018 12:00 PM — 1:15 PM
Who will be Philadelphia's next fiscal watchdog? City Controller candidates Rebecca Rhynhart (D) and Mike Tomlinson (R) will visit Seventy's office on November 2 at noon to discuss the issues facing the city and their vision for the Controller's Office. Seventy Civic Engagment Consultant Chris Sa...
Thursday, November 2 2017 12:00 PM — 1:00 PM
Join Young Involved Philadelphia, Pan-Asian American Community House and the Committee of Seventy in hosting Citizen University CEO Eric Liu for a conversation about civic engagement and his new book: You're More Powerful than You Think. Mr. Liu is the founder of Citizen University and executive ...
Sunday, September 17 2017 4:00 PM — 6:00 PM
What will the Philadelphia political scene look like in 20 years? Join the nonpartisan Committee of Seventy, Philadelphia 3.0 and the Free Library of Philadelphia for a panel discussion about the future of city politics with veteran political reporter Dave Davies on August 10. Davies will sit dow...
Thursday, August 10 2017 6:00 PM — 7:30 PM
Who is best suited to be the city's chief auditor? Democratic City Controller candidates Alan Butkovitz and Rebecca Rhynhart will square off on Tuesday, May 9 -- just one week before polls open. Hosted by The Philadelphia Citizen and the Committee of Seventy, the debate will be moderated by forme...
Tuesday, May 9 2017 6:00 PM — 7:30 PM
In 1972, political journalist Timothy Crouse’s book Boys on the Bus captured the unique experience of journalists covering the Presidential campaign. But the boys on the 1972 bus would not recognize the experience of their counterparts today, the young people (boys AND girls) covering the 2016 pr...
Sunday, July 24 2016 5:30 PM — 7:30 PM
When Seventy's leadership set out to design our 111th Annual Luncheon, we wanted journalists who specialize in how the policy agendas, strategies, egos, staffs, gaffes and unforeseen events mix to create a campaign and influence elections. We were also hoping that they could use their extensive ...
Thursday, November 12 2015 12:00 PM — 2:00 PM
An enjoyable evening celebrating the efforts of those who ran as first-time candidates in the May 19th Primary. We are looking to acknowledge and encourage strong and continued participation in our political process.
Thursday, June 18 2015 6:00 PM — 8:00 PM