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Lilac Endorses Mike Doyle!

By The Lilac Electoral Working Group, Oct. 7, 2020

Lilac Endorses Mike Doyle for PA House District 170
Lilac Endorses Mike Doyle for PA House District 170

Lilac is excited to announce that our membership endorsed Mike Doyle for State Representative (170th State House District)! Mike is running a campaign built on policies that will bring real change for the multiracial working class like single-payer healthcare, the Pennsylvania …

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The Lilac Monthly News: September

By The Newsletter Group, Sept. 20, 2020

Photo from Camp JTD: "We're Staying Open!"
Photo from Camp JTD: "We're Staying Open!"

The People Deserve Housing!

Mayor Kenney and his allies in the PHA have been desperately trying to clear out three homeless encampments around the city. After narrowly losing an injunction from a federal judge, the city moved to evict residents of Camp JTD …

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The Monthly News: August: Fund Our Schools!

By Lilac Newsletter Team, Aug. 19, 2020

We open this edition of the newsletter with a call to help the sister of long-time friend of Lilac, Karl Blumenthal. Lore Elizabeth Blumenthal was arrested in the early morning of June 15, 2020, on charges of arson during the recent uprising. Lore is a care worker in Philadelphia and …

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Monthly News: July - End Pre-trial Detention!

By Lilac Newsletter Team, July 16, 2020

People on streets!
People on streets!

End Pre-trial Detention!

While Philadelphia’s courts have been closed since March, arrests and preliminary arraignment hearings have continued. This means that DA Larry Krasner's broken promises of bail reform keep thousands of people incarcerated without trial, 91% of which are Black. Jails have been some of the …

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