Join Reclaim Philadelphia and our coalition partners on April 8th at the Friends Center for a judicial candidates forum! From the platform of the Judge Accountability Table (JAT): “Judges have much discretionary power in our courts and are the ultimate decision-makers when it comes to a person’s fate in our criminal justice system.” This year, there will be 7 vacancies in the Philadelphia Courts up for election, and as people with a stake in electing candidates that believe in real justice, safety, and dignity, we deserve to have a voice in who sits on the bench.
At this forum we’ll hear from prospective candidates about why they’re running, and their views on our justice and legal system.
Door Open at 5:30pm
1501 Cherry St.
Phila., PA 19102
The organizations of the JAT include:
Philadelphia DSA -- LILAC
215 People's Alliance
Philadelphia Community Bail Fund
Youth Art and Self-Empowerment Project
Amistad Law Project
Coalition to Abolish Death By Incarceration (CADBI)
The Center for Carceral Communities
ICE out of Courts
Pennsylvania Student Power Network
Make The Road Pennsylvania
Black Lives Matter Philadelphia
Childcare will be provided onsite.
Thank you to Philadelphia Lawyers for Social Equity for sponsoring the space!