Isaacson to hold Policy hearing Friday in Philadelphia on her legislation that would stop transmission of unsolicited sexually explicit images

Bumble Chief of Staff to testify

PHILADELPHIA, Jan. 6 – State Rep. Mary Isaacson, D-Phila., will host a House Democratic Policy Committee public hearing on her legislation (House Bill 1974) that would prohibit someone from distributing sexually explicit images without consent from the receiving party.

The hearing will be held at 10 a.m., Friday, Jan. 10. at the Crane Center, 1001 Vine St., Philadelphia, PA 19107.

Isaacson requested the hearing to discuss the issues of sexual harassment and consent as it relates to distributing sexually explicit images. She will be joined by state legislators from across the state, including Policy Committee Chairman Mike Sturla, D-Lancaster.

The current agenda is:

    10:00 a.m.      Welcome and Opening Remarks

    10:10 a.m.       Caroline Ellis Roche, Chief of Staff, Bumble 

    10:40 a.m.     Panel of Advocates:

  • Jovida Hill, Executive Director, Philadelphia Commission for Women
  • Dr. Monique Howard, Executive Director, Women Organized Against Rape

    11:20 a.m.      Closing Remarks    

This hearing is among a series being held across the state on House Democrats’ Plan4PA, focused on putting people first by growing good jobs, providing health care access, creating quality schools and providing training for jobs in a fair economy. More information about the plan is available at www.plan4pa.com and hearing materials are at www.pahouse.com/policycommittee.

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