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14 women organizers you should know in Philadelphia

March 2, 2018


Tony Abraham,

March 1, 2018-

Organizing is often the first step toward changing laws, systems and institutions that so often rob communities of justice. To close out Women’s History Month and our women in leadership editorial calendar theme, we reached out to a number of women who have made an impact organizing communities around issues like labor, incarceration, immigration, healthcare and more. These professionals were all recommended by their peers. We asked each of them to share a bit about the work they’re doing, the issues they care about and how people can learn more.

Here are 14 women organizers you should know in Philly.

Kati Sipp

A longtime labor organizer, Sipp’s work has extended well beyond Philly. Sipp spent 15 years working in various roles at Service Employees International Union (SEIU), including five years as executive VP and political director for SEIU Healthcare PA. At the beginning of 2018, Sipp launched a consulting company called New Working Majority working with groups across the country.

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