Grassroots Advocacy for South Philadelphia

We’re a group of friends and neighbors dedicated to connecting residents with representatives and candidates.

We are non-partisan, and among our main goals is harnessing the power of folks to get involved in politics on a local level.


We meet monthly

Join us for our monthly meetings. We meet on the first Thursday of each month at the Adobe Cafe. All are welcome!

Second District Brewing
1939 S. Bancroft Street
Philadelphia, PA 19145

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Upcoming Events

In addition to our monthly meetings, we continually pursue opportunities to connect our neighbors with candidates and elected officials. Join our Google Calendar and never miss a meeting!


October first Thursday meeting

October 3, 2019: In advance of the November General Election, and South Philly's first use of the new voting machines, GRASP's October First Thursday at Second District Brewing will include its very own voting machine demo! Representatives from the City Commissioner's Office will be on hand to answer any of your questions and allow you the chance to try out one of the new machines. Details and RSVP here


October candidate meet-and-greet

October 16, 2019: At-Large City Council Candidate Trick-or-Treat Meet-and-Greet. More info and RSVP on our Ticketleap.


July 2018

It came from a place of wanting to figure out the [ward] system and be a part of it. We’re looking at harnessing people’s power to vote and make them understand they have that power.

South Philly Review / Read Full Article