Highlights fromCouncil-member Brooks’ first term
Working Families Party is gearing up to oust the few Republicans left in Philadelphia Government
Kendra Brooks shocked Philly’s political world in 2019. Now the Working Families Party is trying to replicate that historic victory next year.
Philadelphia City Council members move to protect abortion rights
Abortion access protections and affordable housing are among the top priorities of City Council as it regroups today after a summer recess.
The latest: A trio of council-members are expected to put forward a legislative package today they say will bolster abortion rights and protect both patients and providers in the city.
Four Pennsylvanians who had an abortion reflect on life after Roe
We haven’t heard enough from those at the center of the abortion debate, those who have the lived experience of exercising their right to choose.
City Council-members call for wealth tax in Philadelphia
Philadelphia City Council-members Kendra Brooks and Jamie Gauthier joined Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren, and local union leaders today in calling for a wealth tax on Philadelphia residents who hold stocks and bonds.
Philly to hold public hearings on search for district’s next school superintendent
“There is no shortage of challenges facing our schools. The incoming Superintendent must have the experiences and skills needed to deliver on the promise of quality public education for every student in every zip code,” said Councilmember Kendra Brooks.