January 4-15, 2019

From The Hub for Progress, member of PA Together.  We endorse the We the People Agenda.

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Womens’ March- Two options!

There is a bus going to Washington, DC.  Details here.  Buses leave 5:30 from Bloomsburg and return late at night.

You can also travel to Wilkes-Barre to an OFFICIAL sister march.  11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Info here.  Speakers include our own Shari Jacobson!


There are local elections everywhere for offices that make a big difference in our communities and in people’s lives.

Petitions circulate Feb 19-March 12 to be on the primary ballot.

The HUB and other local groups will develop resources for people thinking of running.

Meanwhile, if you are even A LITTLE bit considering, here is a national resource:

Run For Something.

Finally, Saturday January 26, The HUB and others are offering a “How to Run a Campaign” training by TrailblazersPAC.  This is for anyone thinking of running, anyone who wants to help or anyone who wants to run an ISSUE campaign.  This will be in the Williamsport area.  More details TBA.

Jan 4-15 (See Full Calendar for More Events)

Sunday January 6

Susquehanna Valley Ethical Society Sunday Platform: Ethical Issues Surrounding Making End-of-Life Decisions.  3:30 - 4:45 PM.  42 South 3rd Street, Lewisburg.  Details.

Sunday January 6

Active Millennials for Progress meeting.  7:00 - 8:30 PM.  CommUnity Zone, 417 Market Street, Lewisburg.  AMP on FB.

Wednesday January 9

Responsible Drilling Alliance open meeting: fight gas in the Loyalsock. 5:30 pm,  January 9th Herdic House, Williamsport PA

Sunday January 13

Active Millennials for Progress meeting.  7:00 - 8:30 PM.  CommUnity Zone, 417 Market Street, Lewisburg.  AMP on FB.

Down the Road - Save the Date

Wednesday Jan 16

Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America meeting.  7:00 - 8:30 PM.  East Buffalo Township Building, 589 Fairground Road, Lewisburg.

Wednesday Jan 16

One Million Cups - entrepreneurial ecosystem and strategy “G” roundtable.  9:00 - 11:00 AM.  Startup Lewisburg, 416 Market Street, Lewisburg. Details.

Thursday January 17

Turn PA Blue kick-off meeting. Statewide grassroots activism. Plymouth Meeting.  6:00 - 8:00 PM. Details. RSVP.

Saturday January 19

Women’s March on Washington. Bus tickets to DC available from Columbia County Democratic Committee. Tickets are $40. Details. The nearest Women’s March to us is in Wilkes-Barre: 11:00 AM at Kirby Park, 106 Market Street, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18704.

Sunday January 20

Active Millennials for Progress meeting.  7:00 - 8:30 PM.  CommUnity Zone, 417 Market Street, Lewisburg.  AMP on FB.

Tuesday January 22

Statewide activist call with Indivisible and PA Together.  8:00 - 9:00 PM.  Register here.

Saturday January 26

How to run any campaign - training for candidates, volunteers, and others.  By TrailblazersPAC.  Location: Williamsport area, address.  Hours: TBD.

Sunday January 27

Panel discussion on PA environmental rights amendment.  By the Better Path Coalition.
St. Stephen’s Episcopal School, 215 North Front Street, Harrisburg. 2:15 - 4:30 PM.

Sunday January 27

Active Millennials for Progress meeting.  7:00 - 8:30 PM.  CommUnity Zone, 417 Market Street, Lewisburg.  AMP on FB.

Monday January 28

Deliver PA environmental rights petition to Governor Wolf and state legislators.  By the Better Path Coalition. Sign the petition. Join the petition delivery team.

Wednesday Jan 30

One Million Cups - entrepreneurial ecosystem and strategy “G” roundtable.  3:00 - 5:00 PM.  Startup Lewisburg, 416 Market Street, Lewisburg. Details.

Self Care

Recent Good News

Several HUB people have been highlighted in local news recently

Valley Moms Champion Sensible Gun Laws” is about Shari Jacobson and Steva Stowell Hardcastle.  

Healing Waterways Energize Susquehanna Riverkeeper” is about Carol Parenzan

Finally, many of us called and fought for State Senator Lindsey Williams to be seated (The GOP was trying to stop her).  We won!  

Citizen Journalism

We need EVERYONE to get involved and START ASKING QUESTIONS. We need to be our own investigative journalists. If there is an issue that concerns you deeply, write about it and share it with us!

Useful Info

Network Facilitators

Jordi Comas

Dwayne Heisler

Jess Steward

LeAnn Karschner

Penn Garvin

Sam Pearson

Broadsheet staff

Megan Hauck

Imanni Wilkes Burg

Jordi Comas

Emeritus Facilitators (Council of the Wise)

Steva Stowell-Hardcastle

Jenn Rager-Kay

Cindy Peltier


How to Use the Broadsheet


Directory of Progressive Groups by SVP.

A list of all PA Senate and House phone numbers and emails

A google map of all PA Counties with legislative district information

Media Outlets 
Active Community Training -- ACT provides tailored training for civic engagement

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