PHILADELPHIA, October 30, 2017 − At the request of Senator Lawrence Farnese (D-Phila.), the state Senate Democratic Policy Committee will hold a public roundtable discussion this Wednesday in Philadelphia on strategies for preventing street harassment.

The hearing will be held this Wednesday, November 1 at 10:30 am in Courtroom # 676 at Philadelphia City Hall, 1401 John F Kennedy Blvd.

The committee is chaired by Sen. Lisa Boscola (D-Northampton). The discussion will be co-chaired by Boscola, Farnese and Sen. Judy Schwank, who chairs the Senate Women’s Health Caucus.

Participants include:

  • Amber Hikes, executive director, Office of LGBT Affairs, City of Philadelphia;
  • Dr. Nina Ahmad, Ph.D., Deputy Mayor for Public Engagement, City of Philadelphia;
  • Attorney Terry Fromson, managing attorney, Women’s Law Project;
  • Donna Greco, policy director, Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape;
  • Nuala Cabral, communications manager, Temple University Community Collaborative;  
  • Kayla Watkins, Temple University student;
  • Jovida Hill, executive director, Philadelphia Commission for Women; and
  • Noelle Marconi, member of the legislative Policy and Advocacy Committee for the Philadelphia Commission for Women.

Your coverage is welcome.

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