10k Mayor Analysis:
On Money & Collabs

Our latest snapshot of Philly's current mayoral candidates, and how our citywide collaboration strategy is already working

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Estimated read time, 2 minutes.

Since our first event in December, our advocacy effort and strategy has been working. We have LOTS of lessons and updates to share!

In this recording of our most recent LIVE event, our Director of Policy and Advocacy Anne Gemmell shared her latest analysis of the candidates, the landscape of the 2023 Mayor’s Race as it pertains to our small businesses community, and our specific strategies for how you can get involved in supporting your favorite candidates.

Our video replay & transcript below includes:

  • A cheat sheet to help busy citizens like you better understand how power and money are flowing through the race
  • Important details about the petition process that starts on February 14th
  • Answers to live audience questions about the entire election process
  • Anne’s expert guidance and strategies for how you can get involved in supporting your favorite candidates, at any level

Special for our live audience

People in our live audience got to hear custom messages to our community from mayoral candidates Derek Green, Cherell Parker, and Jeff Brown. Wanna hear what they have to say? Find out more about that below the video.

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During this LIVE event, we heard from mayoral candidates Derek Green, Cherelle Parker, and Jeff Brown about their track records on small business issues and ways to fix our city's broken economy.

If you missed the live event and want to hear what they (and others) have to say, along with our analysis and reactions, drop your email in the box below so we can send them to you!

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We believe Philly needs a better plan. Do you?

The 10k Independents Project is a coalition of people and orgs working together to shape the landscape of our city by advocating for the existing Independent workforce, and helping 10,000 Philadelphians become sustainably self-employed over the next 10 years.

We know that real change requires unity and coordination, and we want to ensure that our next mayor is aligned with our collective interests.

Not just the interests of the small business community, but for anyone who wants Philly to do economic development differently.

Note: The 10k Independents Project is not backing any specific candidates. Our agenda is transparent, and our organization is led by engaged citizens and small business owners. We aren’t here to tell you what to think, or even ask you for money.

Instead, we’re working to coordinate and unify our networks and communities to ensure our next Mayor works with us, not just for us.

We want to meet you where you are. No political wonkery, just talking to each other like the neighbors and fellow citizens we are.

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