Check us out in Politics is for Power and The Wilderness
The work we’ve done over the last three years to build power in this “unwinnable” part of Pennsylvania was recently featured in Politics is for Power, a book by Eitan Hersh, and Crooked Media’s podcast The Wilderness with Jon Favreau. We’re so proud of what we’ve been able to do together, and even prouder that it’s an inspiriation to other people across the country.
VOW in the News
Voice of Westmoreland, a nonprofit organization that promotes racial, economic and educational equity in the county, is hosting a candidate fair Tuesday, giving the public an opportunity to meet Republican and Democratic candidates in several local races.
Voice of Westmoreland, a nonpartisan community group that works to give everyone a voice, is hosting a candlelight vigil Friday, “to end human detention camps” on the U.S.’s southern border. Members of the group will join the community to “protest the inhumane conditions faced by refugees in our own country,” a news release reads.
Local proponents of the envisioned economic transformation dubbed the Green New Deal argue that regional jobs tied to the fossil fuel industry can be replaced with ones that are focused on environmentally friendly energy sources such as hydroelectric, wind and solar power.