Thank you!

Yesterday was an amazing day. As I criss-crossed the city visiting polls in every neighborhood, I was continuously inspired by the excitement and the passion I saw in volunteers and supporters like yourself who drove home a message that uplifted our schools, our communities and our young people.

Thank you.

Because of you, we drove the most powerful […]

By |May 20th, 2015|Press Release, Updates|

AFT National President Stumps for Helen Gym; Joined by Jim Kenney and D.A. Seth Williams

PHILADELPHIA (May 15, 2015) – TODAY, Randi Weingarten, President of the American Federation of Teachers came to Philadelphia for a rally and press conference to support Helen Gym for City Council At-Large.

Randi Weingarten, President of AFT said at the rally, “Helen Gym has been reclaiming the promise of public education in Philadelphia for years. I […]

By |May 15th, 2015|Press Release, Updates|

UPDATE: Helen Gym Outraises Every MAYORAL Candidate in Small Contributions

PHILADELPHIA (May 11, 2015) – As details emerged from campaign finance reports published over the weekend, Helen Gym led the field of candidates in total unitemized contributions. Helen not only outraised every one of her opponents in the Council At-Large race in this category–she also bested every candidate running for Mayor.

Unitemized contributions are donations that […]

By |May 11th, 2015|Press Release, Updates|

Helen Gym Emerges as Frontrunner in Council At-Large Race

PHILADELPHIA (May 9, 2015) – Late Friday, as candidates for City Council At-Large filed their first public finance reports of the year, Helen Gym, education activist and mother of three children in Philadelphia’s public schools shook up the Council At-Large race by having the second highest cash on hand going into the homestretch of the […]

By |May 9th, 2015|Press Release, Updates|

Helen Gym Endorsed by National Organization for Women

PHILADELPHIA (May 6, 2015) – Today, the Philadelphia chapter of Americans for Democratic Action endorsed education advocate, Helen Gym, for City Council At-Large in the Democratic primary.

Nina Ahmad, Ph.D., President of Philadelphia NOW, issued the following statement on the group’s endorsement: “We are thrilled to endorse a candidate of such caliber. We look forward to […]

By |May 4th, 2015|Press Release, Updates|