Event Recap: State of the Race

Real change requires unity and coordination. Let's work together to make sure Philly's next mayor that works with us, not just for us.

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On May 16, 2023 - Primary Election Day - approximately 200K city voters will vote to choose our city’s next Mayor. Let’s work together to make sure Philly has a mayor that works with us, not just for us.

If you want a better understanding of how our next Mayor will be elected, and believe in change through unity and coordination, you are in the right place.

Watch this free video replay with 10k Independents’ Director of Policy and Advocacy Anne Gemmell leading an overview of the upcoming race, and sharing specific strategies for how you can get involved in supporting your favorite candidates.

In just over an hour, you’ll learn:

  • Helpful context for our upcoming election, and the issues being discussed
  • A brief history of Philadelphia elections, and what we can learn from them
  • Guidance and strategies for how you can get involved in supporting your candidates

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Get the free resources mentioned in the video

During this event we reference handouts with details about:

  • Philadelphia Mayor's Race Context and History
  • Candidate Scorecard + Blank Workbook
  • About 10k Independents & Candidate Asks
  • Action Schedule: What Can You Do, And When?

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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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