On any given day, more than 450,000 people are languishing in jails across the U.S. while they await trial. Many face low-level charges for non-violent offenses and are stuck behind bars because they can’t afford to pay the bail that would secure their release.
Listen to MontCo and Indian Valley Democratic candidates:
+ Ken Lawrence, Commissioner
+ Jeanne Sorg, Recorder of Deeds
+ Noah Marlier, Prothonotary
+ Virgil Walker, Judge of Common Pleas
+ Henry Hilles, Judge of Common Pleas
+ Julie Munden, Souderton Borough Council
+ Nate Miller, Souderton Borough Council
+ Chelsea Camson, School Board, SASD
+ Bennett Brigaman, School Board, SASD
+ Kevin Shelly, Lower Salford Township Supervisor
+ Bruce Rhoades, Lower Salford Township Supervisor
+ Nicole Spiese, Telford Borough Council
+ Dennis Erb, Upper Salford Township Supervisor
Lori Schreiber was the first openly gay elected official in Montgomery County. She is now running for Clerk of Courts in Montgomery County and if she wins this year, she will write history and be the first gay row officer in Pennsylvania. But Lori is much more than this. Listen to our conversation with her as she talks about her family, education, and what she wants to achieve.
What is Pennsylvania’s agenda for women and why it is important for both, women and men?
Rep. Mary Jo Daley, Pennsylvania State Representative 148th district
Rep. Morgan Cephas, Pennsylvania State Representative, 192th Carol E Tracy, Executive Director of the Women's Law Project discuss obstacles and opportunities for women and men in our April 2019 meeting.
Movita Johnson-Harrell's story is moving like no other. When she came to our March 2019 meeting right after she won the special election to the PA State House to tell her story, almost everyone had tears in his eyes. She has one goal and that is to stop the carnage and end gun violence.
This episode is an excerpt from the March 2019 meeting on gun violence.