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Jul 24, 2020
How did Janet Diaz win another primary without the Lancaster Dems endorsement?
For a second time, Janet Diaz has won the Democratic nomination for elected office without the support of the county Democratic party — this...
Jun 11, 2020
Statement on the Fight for Justice from Emerge Pennsylvania
PHILADELPHIA, PA — Today, the Executive Board of Emerge Pennsylvania, a statewide organization dedicated to training, empowering, and electing...
Apr 9, 2020
Northwest Pennsylvania women train to run for office
Women can get professionals to help them run for elected office. Did you ever think about running for elected office? Kristy Gnibus, Lydia Laythe,...
Oct 5, 2019
In Delaware County, a historic race looms as Democrats seek their first council majority
For generations, there was no surer political bet in Southeastern Pennsylvania than Delaware County. Party bosses and watchdogs could rest assured...
Jul 21, 2019
Councilwoman Diaz announces run for 13th state Senate district
Lancaster City Councilwoman Janet Diaz announced her bid for state Senate on Saturday. Diaz is running as a Democrat in the 13th senatorial district,...
Jul 8, 2019
‘Everything inside of me broke’: Newly elected Pa. lawmaker wants the Capitol to confront gun violence
The first time violence tore through state Rep. Movita Johnson-Harrell’s family, she was 8 years old. Her father was shot and died in her mother’s...
May 24, 2019
Rothchild May be a First for Scranton
Voters in Scranton took a step toward making history in Tuesday night’s election. One of the winners of the Democratic nomination for city...
May 20, 2019
Twenty Women Running in the Democratic Primaries Received Emerge Pennsylvania Training
Emerge Pennsylvania alumnae and current class members will appear on the ballot for almost every level of local office in the...
Apr 4, 2019
Movita Johnson-Harrell Is Now the First Muslim Woman in the Pennsylvania State Legislature
As told to Madison Feller Historically, women have needed to be convinced to enter politics. But since the 2016 presidential election, thousands of...
Mar 13, 2019
Emerge Pennsylvania Alumna, Movita Johnson-Harrell Wins Special Election
The newly elected State Representative is the first Muslim Woman Elected to the PA House. PHILADELPHIA – Women’s History Month is usually about...