Tuesday 11/8/2022: We endorsed John Fetterman, Josh Shapiro, and Summer Lee in the 2022 election. Thanks to the hard work and dedication of our volunteers and members, all three of our candidates won! We are excited to continue building power for a more progressive Pennsylvania in 2023.

Selfie of the VOW Canvassing Team

Thursday 10/06/2022: Our deep canvassing team is reaching out to voters across PA every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday until the election! Join us for a phone bank and help us protect our rights and our community.

Zoom meeting of volunteers making canvassing calls

Monday 8/15/2022: Chapters from all across Pennsylvania joined our 2022 Election Kickoff Event! We are proud to endorse Summer Lee, John Fetterman, and Josh Shapiro in the Midterm Elections. We’ll be out deep canvassing, knocking doors, and getting voters to the polls this fall.

Saturday 7/29/2022: The PA United Member Convening was a hit! We met people from all across the state, worked with our sister chapters, and made some exciting plans for 2022 and beyond. We are building a powerful movement that will transform our community!

Thursday 7/14/2022: Westmoreland County Commissioners have allocated a portion of American Rescue Plan Funding, but we are disappointed that none of those funds will be going towards mental health services. We call on our commissioners to do the right thing and and address the mental health crisis in our county today!

Tuesday 7/5/2022: We will not stand aside as our rights are taken from us by the Supreme Court! We met as an organization to process, strategize, and plan upcoming actions to preserve the bodily autonomy of women and people with uteruses!

Zoom meeting of the bodily autonomy planning meeting

Tuesday 6/21/2022: Longtime VOW leader and founder of Unity in the Community Ronel Baccus received the Racial Justice Award from the Greensburg Chapter of the YWCA for her outstanding efforts to build community, raise awareness, and further racial harmony and inclusiveness.

Saturday 6/11/2022: We rallied with community members in St. Clair Park to demand action on the gun violence plaguing our nation. Thoughts and prayers are not enough, we need reform!

Thursday 6/9/2022: VOW Members Attended the County Commissioners meeting alongside residents of Jeannette Manor to demand action to improve our public housing. The meeting was delayed to be in compliance with Sunshine Laws.