Senator Hughes host fair housing community roundtable to commemorate the 50th Anniversary of the Fair Housing Act

Senator Hughes, Senator Haywood host fair housing community roundtable to commemorate the 50th Anniversary of the Fair Housing Act

Philadelphia – December 12, 2018 – State Senator Vincent Hughes (D- Philadelphia/Montgomery) and State Senator Art Haywood (D-Philadelphia/Montgomery) joined, activists, advocates, and community organizations for a roundtable discussion on the Fair Housing Act of...
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Senator Hughes reelected to serve as Democratic Chairman of Appropriations Committee

Harrisburg, PA − November 14, 2018 – Democratic members of the Pennsylvania Senate reelected Senator Vincent Hughes (D-Philadelphia/Montgomery) as the Democratic chairman of the Senate Appropriations Committee. “It is an honor to again be selected to represent the...
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Senator Hughes encourages educators, businesses to apply for $30 million in PAsmart grants

HARRISBURG, PA − November 2, 2018 − Senator Vincent Hughes (D-Philadelphia/Montgomery) encouraged innovators to apply for grants aimed at spurring K-12 computer science and STEM education, expanding registered apprenticeships, and supporting job training with Industry...
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Senator Hughes mourns loss of life in Pittsburgh synagogue shooting

I am deeply saddened by the loss of life yesterday at Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh. My thoughts and prayers are with the families of the 11 people killed, as well as the six others wounded in the hateful attack. Thank you to law enforcement officers, first...

Senator Hughes applauds PA Forward Student Loan Program launched by PHEAA

Harrisburg – October 22, 2018 – Senator Vincent Hughes (D-Philadelphia/Montgomery) praised a new Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Authority (PHEAA) program a new student loan program for Pennsylvania students who need help paying for college after exhausting...
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Senator Hughes applauds Representative Schlossberg’s mental health legislation, bill headed to Governor Wolf

Harrisburg – October 17, 2018 – Legislation that would support suicide prevention and mental health services at institutions of higher education in Pennsylvania today passed the state Senate and is headed to the governor’s desk, according to the bill’s author...

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Senator Hughes, Senator Haywood host fair housing community roundtable to commemorate the 50th Anniversary of the Fair Housing Act

Philadelphia – December 12, 2018 – State Senator Vincent Hughes (D- Philadelphia/Montgomery) and State Senator Art Haywood (D-Philadelphia/Montgomery) joined, activists, advocates, and community organizations for a roundtable discussion on the Fair Housing Act of 1968. The roundtable discussion took place at the ACHIEVEability Community Services Office. Community Legal Services of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission, the Fair Housing Rights Center
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Senator Hughes, Senator Haywood to hold roundtable on fair housing in Philadelphia

Philadelphia – December 10, 2018 –State Senator Vincent Hughes (D- Philadelphia/Montgomery) will join State Senator Art Haywood (D-Philadelphia/Montgomery) activists, advocates, and community organizations for a roundtable discussion on the Fair Housing Act of 1968 on at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 12. The discussion will include issues on the topic from 1968 to now and how the Fair Housing Act has
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Senator Hughes reelected to serve as Democratic Chairman of Appropriations Committee

Harrisburg, PA − November 14, 2018 – Democratic members of the Pennsylvania Senate reelected Senator Vincent Hughes (D-Philadelphia/Montgomery) as the Democratic chairman of the Senate Appropriations Committee. “It is an honor to again be selected to represent the Senate Democrats as the Chairman of the Appropriations Committee,” Sen. Hughes said. “I am thankful for the support of my colleagues and
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Senator Hughes encourages educators, businesses to apply for $30 million in PAsmart grants

HARRISBURG, PA − November 2, 2018 − Senator Vincent Hughes (D-Philadelphia/Montgomery) encouraged innovators to apply for grants aimed at spurring K-12 computer science and STEM education, expanding registered apprenticeships, and supporting job training with Industry Partnership programs, following Gov. Tom Wolf’s announcement of $30 million in grants Friday. “The governor’s administration has made a strong investment in our children and
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March 2018

Money Moves…Make Your Money Work For You

March 13 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Parkside Association of Philadelphia Parkwest Town Center, 1575 N. 52nd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19131 United States
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Money Moves…Make Your Money Work For You

March 19 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Haverford Library, 5543 Haverford Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19139 United States
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Money Moves…Make Your Money Work For You

March 26 @ 4:00 am - 7:00 pm
Mt. Pisgah Ame Church, 428 N. 41st Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104 United States
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April 2018

Money Moves…Make Your Money Work For You

April 3 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Salvation Army Kroc Center, 4200 Wissahickon Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19129 United States
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Money Moves…Make Your Money Work For You

April 10 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Prince of Peace Baptist Church, 1844-1898 N. 32nd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19121 United States
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May 2018

Home Buyer’s Housing Event

May 7 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The Enterprise Center, 4548 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA 19139 United States
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Home Buyers Housing Fair

Interested in buying a home? We’re here to help I’ve spent this week focusing on modern-day redlining and the impact it has had on potential homebuyers in Philadelphia and now I want to take the time to offer some assistance and resources to buying your first home. Stop by our free home buyer’s housing fair at 5 p.m. Monday, May 7. The event will be at the Enterprise Center at 4548 Market Street. Everyone is welcome for guidance and support…

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Mental Health First Aid Workshop & Certification

May 12 @ 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Spectrum Health Care, 5201 Haverford Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19139 United States
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Mental Health First Aid Workshop & Certification

Senator Vincent Hughes in partnership with Philadelphia Alumnae Chapter, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. and Black Women’s Health Alliance presents a Mental Health First Aid Workshop & Certification free event. Learn the skills to identify, understand, and respond to signs of mental illnesses and substance use disorders. FEATURING: Trainer Victoria Wilmore from The Department of Behavioral Health and Intellectual disAbility Services To register, email the Philadelphia Alumnae Chapter at health@phillyalumnae-dst.org or call the Black Women's Health Alliance at 215-382-3292. Space is limited so register today! Download…

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July 2018

Sen. Vincent Hughes and Sheryl Lee Ralph to Honor Local Jazz Legends

July 27 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
The Philadelphia Clef Club of Jazz and Performing Arts, 736 S Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19146 United States
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3rd Annual Jazz Legacy Awards

PHILADELPHIA, July 17, 2018 — State Sen. Vincent Hughes (D-Philadelphia/Montgomery County) and his wife Sheryl Lee Ralph will honor musical legends at their 3rd annual Jazz Legacy Awards, which takes place on July 27 at Noon at the Clef Club of Jazz and Performing Arts, 738 S. Broad St. in Philadelphia.

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August 2018

District Day

August 18 @ 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tustin Recreation Center, 5901 W Columbia Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19151 United States
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District Day

It is my pleasure to host the Annual District Day at Tustin Recreation Center on Saturday, August 18 from noon till 8 p.m. It is exciting to partner with the Honorable Councilman Curtis Jones Jr. of the 4th councilmatic district and the Honorable PA State Representative Morgan Cephas of the 192nd legislative district on this annual celebration in the heart of our districts! Along with the fun and entertainment provided, we hope you’ll take advantage of the many resources that…

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December 2018

Breaking the Silence: Focus on You/Focus on Family

December 15 @ 8:30 am - 1:00 pm
School of the Future, 4021 Parkside Ave,
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104 United States
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Breaking the Silence

Did you know that nearly 7 million African-American people were diagnosed with a mental illness in the last year? That’s more than the entire populations of Chicago, Houston and Philadelphia combined! That’s why it’s time to break the silence and shatter the stigma about this serious issue affecting our community. My wife and I would like to invite you to take part in Breaking the Silence: Focus on You/Focus on Family on Saturday, December 15th  8:30 a.m – 1:00 p.m. This special conference will…

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Save The Date for “Breaking The Silence”

Did you know that nearly 7 million African-American people were diagnosed with a mental illness in the last year? That’s more than the entire populations of Chicago, Houston and Philadelphia combined! That’s why it’s time to break the silence and shatter the stigma about this serious issue affecting our community. My wife and I would like to invite you
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One of the most troubling challenges facing many students and families across Pennsylvania is the high cost of education.  This is often such a high hurdle that many students simply forgo a college education and are prevented from acquiring the skills necessary to gain better positions with higher wages.

collegeThe education gap caused by a lack of access to college or advanced education is, for many low-and-middle income students, the one faction preventing them from gaining traction in the workplace.   In our increasingly complex and high-tech economy, it is essential that we make, then fulfill, the promise to Pennsylvania students:  YOU will have access to a high-quality education without the burdens of crippling debt.

That’s what the Pennsylvania Promise is all about.   The Pennsylvania Promise is available to students with family incomes of $110,000 or less.  It provides for grants of at least $1,000 per year for community college students for two years and a minimum of $2,500 per year for four years to Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education Schools and state related institutions.

The program also provides $50 million for adults in families whose incomes are less than $110,000 to acquire up to four years of postsecondary credit.

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