House Democratic Majority Leader Joanna McClinton, D-Phila/Delaware, toured the PA Farm Show on Jan. 11, 2023, with her Pa. House Democratic colleagues.
House Democratic Majority Leader Joanna McClinton, D-Phila./Delaware, attended an event Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2022, at Paul Robeson High School in West Philadelphia. The event championed the funding and academic success of Paul Robeson High School under the Wolf Administration.
Majority Leader Joanna McClinton hosts her annual Health and Wellness Expo on December 6, 2022.
Democratic Leader Joanna McClinton, Pennsylvania Legislative Black Caucus Chairwoman Donna Bullock, along with Reps. Patty Kim and Stephen Kinsey, speak at a recognition ceremony at the state Capitol to celebrate African-American Heroes of the Civil War, their decedents and the progression of equity, freedom and justice as promised in these United States for all people.
House Democratic Leader Joanna McClinton, D-Phila/Delaware, and House Democratic WHIP Jordan Harris, D-Phila, hosted their annual Fall Festival on Oct. 31, 2022.
House Democratic Leader Joanna McClinton, D-Phila/Delaware, supported the Cobbs Creek Community Environmental Education Center, Inc. application for a $50,000 grant. The money was received by the organization this month.
CCEECC, Inc. is partnering with the School District of Philadelphia’s Social Studies Curriculum Team to provide a civic education program to 10 schools in the West Philadelphia area.
House Democratic Leader Joanna McClinton, D-Phila/Delaware, hosted a Senior Health Fair on Oct. 28, 2022. Seniors who attended this event were provided food and refreshments, as well as information on senior living, maintaining a healthy lifestyle and the state-related resources at their disposal.
House Democratic Leader Joanna McClinton, Rep. Patty Kim, and other members of the PA House Democratic Caucus celebrate Diversity Day at the state Capitol, an event with special performances, exhibits, as well as a sampling of ethnic food, hosted by the House Democratic Caucus Diversity and Inclusion Council.
At a state Capitol press event, House Democrats stand up to end wage theft and defend workers by leading the fight for better jobs, higher pay, safer workplaces and a chance for workers to retire on their terms.
Rep. Joanna McClinton hosts a Youth Literacy Day on August 5, 2022 at the Sayre Rec Center Playground.
Images of House and Senate Democratic members at a joint news event to talk about the Roe vs. Wade overturning, and the future of abortion access in the commonwealth.
House Democratic Leader Joanna McClinton is joined by lawmakers and advocates to demand an end to hair discrimination in the commonwealth. McClinton’s CROWN Act has been held up in the House State Government Committee for over a year.
Rep. Donna Bullock, chairwoman of the Pa. Legislative Black Caucus, leads the inaugural K. Leroy Irvis Day of Action to commemorate the 45th anniversary of the election of Irvis as the first Black speaker of any state legislature in the U.S. and make heard the voices of legislators and advocates working to address systemic inequities across Pennsylvania.
Pa. House Democratic Leader Joanna McClinton joined Mayor Jim Kenney, Philadelphia Parks and Recreation Commissioner Kathryn Ott Lovell, Rebuild Philadelphia Executive Director Kira Strong, and other community leaders to present a $4.5 million grant to Francis J. Myers Recreation Center.
The grant was awarded through the state Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program and will be used to invest in: environmental remediation to the site, significant improvements to the recreation center and gymnasium, updated plumbing, mechanical systems, and electrical, including fire alarm and fire protection, increased building accessibility, including an elevator, and additional field and site improvements.
With news of a potential reversal of Roe v. Wade by the U.S. Supreme Court, Democratic Leader Joanna McClinton joins legislative leaders and community members in Allentown for a rally to stand up for women's reproductive rights.
Democratic Leader Joanna McClinton meets with a group of students, many of which were from Penn Wood High School, who are helping lead the effort to fairly fund Pennsylvania public schools.
House Democratic Leader Joanna McClinton joined presidents from dozens of Pennsylvania’s independent colleges and universities at the annual Association of Independent Colleges and Universities of Pennsylvania (AICUP) meeting at the Harrisburg Hilton in March. Pennsylvania’s 90 independent colleges and universities enroll 281,000 students and drive $24 billion in economic impact every year. McClinton graduated from two AICUP universities, earning a bachelor’s degree from LaSalle University and a juris doctorate from Villanova University School of Law.
In the wake of the Fern Hollow Bridge collapse, Pa. House Democratic Leader Joanna McClinton joined her colleagues in the Pa. House Policy Committee along with other members of the state House and Pittsburgh officials to call for significant investments in the commonwealth's infrastructure.
Pa. House Democratic Leader Joanna McClinton joined First Lady Frances Wolf, students, advocates, and her colleagues in the state legislature to call for action to address food insecurity on Pennsylvania's college campuses.
House Democratic Leader Joanna McClinton and House Democratic Whip Jordan Harris presented a RACP grant for $2.625 million to Bartram's Garden to help this crown jewel in Southwest Philadelphia continue to grow and serve the public.
House Democratic Leader Joanna McClinton votes in favor of Legislative Reapportionment Commission’s final legislative maps.
Democratic Leader Joanna McClinton speaks at a Capitol press conference on a bill that appropriates $225 million to support Pennsylvania’s health care workforce.
PA House Democratic Leader Joanna McClinton welcomed students from Boys' Latin Charter School to Harrisburg, where they received a tour and met with her and other Philadelphia legislatures about the the work they're doing to help young people like them succeed.
PA House Democratic Leader partnered with Aetna to give away 125 free turkeys to families at the Darby Recreation Center.
Pa. House Democratic Leader Joanna McClinton helped feed her neighbors this Thanksgiving by hosting a free community turkey giveaway at Myers Recreation Center in Philadelphia.
PA House Democratic Leader Joanna McClinton; Councilmember Jamie Gauthier; and Nicholas Bertram, President of The GIANT Company, joined Philadelphia Parks & Recreation to celebrate the opening of a brand new basketball court at Whitby Avenue Playground in Cobbs Creek.
PA House Democratic Leader Joanna McClinton teamed up with Rep. Jordan Harris and other community partners to host their family friendly fall resource fair in southwest Philadelphia.
PA House Democratic Leader Joanna McClinton welcomed faith leaders to Harrisburg to provide them with a legislative update and connect them with state government resources and programs.
House Democratic Leader Joanna McClinton hosted her annual Back-to-School Community Resource Fair outside of her office in Philadelphia to give away free school supplies to local students.
House Democratic Leader Joanna McClinton hosted her annual Back-to-School Community Resource Fair at the Darby Borough Recreation Center to give away free school supplies to local students.
House Democratic Leader Joanna McClinton joined state and local leaders outside of Philly Cuts to announce $20 million in relief funding for image and hair care businesses that were hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic.
House Democratic Leader Joanna McClinton said the vote by the Legislative Reapportionment Commission to end the practice of prison gerrymandering is a vital step toward fairness and equity in Pennsylvania elections.
Rep. Pam Snyder welcomes Democratic Leader Joanna McClinton to Greene County to discuss economic development and projects in the 50th Legislative District during a visit at the Rain Day festivities.
House Democratic Leader Joanna McClinton partnered with the Free Library of Philadelphia, Read by 4th and other community groups to give away free books to nearly 150 children in Philadelphia.
House Democratic Leader Joanna McClinton joined St. Joseph’s Preparatory School and other local organizations today to connect 200 boxes of free food with 86 families.
House Democratic Leader Joanna McClinton joined state Sen. Sharif Street along with other local leaders and advocates to address the deadly shooting that happened on the Fourth of July on 60th Street in Philadelphia.
Democratic Leader Joanna McClinton joins Governor Tom Wolf and others to speak about the state's $100 million funding investment to the 100 poorest school districts across the commonwealth thanks to the Level Up program.
Fair Funding Presse Conference with the PA House Democrats, PA Senate Democrats and Governor Tom Wolf.
House Democratic Leader Joanna McClinton joined other members of House Democratic Leadership and the House Democratic Policy Committee on a week-long tour around Pennsylvania to highlight the good the Pennsylvania Rescue Plan could do for communities around the state.
House Democratic Leader Joanna McClinton’s office joined the offices of state Sen. Anthony Williams and city Councilmember Kenyatta Johnson along with Congressman Dwight Evans and Congresswoman Mary Gay Scanlon at the New Fellowship Missionary Baptist Church in southwest Philadelphia, where Rite Aid administered the Moderna vaccine to roughly 55 people.
House Democratic Leader Joanna McClinton partnered with Walmart to present $2,000 grant checks outside of her office on Monday, March 29 to The Common Place, African Cultural Alliance of North America, Greater Hope Ministries and The Black Brain Campaign.
Telling the story of the Pa. Legislative Black Caucus and its members throughout the years, the display also paid tribute to a pre-Civil War African American neighborhood that once stood on the grounds of the Pa. state Capitol.
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House Democratic Leader Joanna McClinton joined community partners to host her Holiday Health and Wellness Mobile Expo for seniors and a toy drive benefitting students attending the satellite support center at Francis J. Myers Recreation Center.
House Democratic Leader Joanna McClinton teamed up with Walmart on Dec. 8 to present Gateway to Re-entry, New Options More Opportunity and We REIGN, Inc. with $2,000 each in grant funding to aid in their ongoing efforts to put the needs of her most vulnerable neighbors first.
In her ongoing effort to help her neighbors have a happy and safe Thanksgiving, state Rep. Joanna McClinton teamed up with community leaders to distribute hundreds of free turkeys safely in Philadelphia and Delaware County to families in need.
McClinton teamed up with a number of community partners for her Curbside Resource Fair outside her Philadelphia office, where more than 50 participants received free masks, hand sanitizer and other wellness materials; vote-by-mail applications; and the chance to complete the 2020 census ahead of the Sept. 30 deadline.
McClinton hosted back-to-back school resource fairs at the Darby Recreation Center and outside her office in Philadelphia, where she teamed up with local organizations to distribute free backpacks filled with school supplies, including notebooks, folders, pens, erasers and earphones to more than 250 families in need.
McClinton lead a discussion with city and state government officials, and community leaders to discuss the surge in gun violence
Rep. Joanna McClinton speaks at and attends a rally in Harrisburg to mark the 100th Anniversary of Women’s Suffrage.
McClinton partnered with Gateway Health, Philadelphia Gas Works and Oak Street Health to give away masks, hand sanitizer and gloves, along with voter registration applications and information about state resources outside her Philadelphia office on South 60th Street.
Free groceries went to neighbors in need in Southwest Philadelphia today thanks to a collaborative effort involving state Rep. Joanna McClinton, St. Joseph's Preparatory School and the SHARE Food Program.
State Rep. Joanna McClinton teamed up with the Health Partners Foundation, Yeadon's Mayor Rohan Hepkins and the Share Food Program Wednesday to distribute 10,000 pounds of free groceries and fresh produce to neighbors in need during the COVID-19 pandemic.
McClinton teamed up with Sen. Anthony Williams' office, healthcare provider Aetna and Dedicated Senior Medical Center Wednesday to deliver critical personal protective equipment to more than 300 residents at Presbyterian Apartments in Southwest Philadelphia.
In her ongoing effort to help her most vulnerable neighbors during the COVID-19 health crisis, state Rep. Joanna McClinton teamed up with Philadelphia based Greyhound Cafe to provide free healthy meals to those in need.
Amid ongoing demand for racial equality and police reforms, state Rep. Joanna McClinton is proud to be part of the newly created Taskforce on Criminal Justice Reform in Delaware County
In her ongoing efforts to keep her communities safe from the COVID-19 virus, state Rep. Joanna McClinton helped secure and deliver 1,000 protective masks to a senior home in the Cobbs Creek section of West Philadelphia.
State Rep. Joanna McClinton teamed up with state Sen. Anthony Williams and Aetna to deliver self-care kits aimed at keeping seniors in Southwest Philadelphia safe from the COVID-19 virus.
State Rep. Joanna McClinton teamed up with the nonprofit NERDit Now and West Philadelphia Corridor Collaborative to deliver 100 free Chromebook laptops to individuals enrolled in the District 1199 Training Fund Program, where many are studying to join the medical field, get their early learning teaching certificate or obtain their GED. These photos show students picking up the laptops from NERDiT Now.
Rep. McClinton partnered with President Judge Idee Fox and Judge Sierra Thomas Street, as well as members of New Options More Opportunities Youth Program and the Mural Arts Restorative Justice Guild for a community service event on MLK Day 2020
Rep. Joanna McClinton held her fifth annual Holiday Health and Fitness Expo at Motivation High School to connect her wisest neighbors with quality care and resources.
Rep. Joanna McClinton attends a rally calling for emergency school facilities funding and support for the re-drafted Emergency School Repair Funding bill.
Rep. Joanna McClinton honored veterans and connected them with veterans' services during her 3rd annual Veterans Expo on Friday, Nov. 8, 2019.
Rep. Joanna McClinton rallied with advocates for probation reform during a news conference at the state Capitol on September 24.
Rep. McClinton welcomed more than 400 of her wisest constituents to her Head-to-Toe Senior Appreciation Fair on Sept. 13 at Presbyterian Homes. Those in attendance were treated to lunch and entertainment, and were given opportunities to learn about resources to help them live healthy lives.
Rep. Joanna McClinton welcomed more than 300 families to her third annual Back to School Resource Fair at the Darby Borough Recreation Center on September 3. 350 children received supplies and book bags for the school year as well as free haircuts and styles. More than 15 vendors provided information and resources. Rep. McClinton honored newly appointed Deputy Police Chief Joseph Gabe Jr. of the Darby Borough Police Department with a citation.
On Aug. 10, 2019, Rep. Joanna McClinton welcomed more than 1200 constituents to her fourth annual 60th Street Health and Wellness Summer Jam. The event began with a march for peace and featured health screenings, activities for children and adults and live entertainment.
State Rep. Joanna McClinton hosted seniors from her district for an informational session July 26 on a variety of issues, including homeownership rights, elder abuse, financial exploitation, power of attorney and end of life planning.
Rep. Joanna McClinton hosted a news conference to urge the General Assembly to pass bipartisan legislation that would automatically expunge some people's criminal record. McClinton was joined Rep. Ted Nesbit, R-Mercer/Butler; Sens. Sherif Street, D-Phila. and Camera Bartolotta, R-Beaver/Greene/Washington; Fran Chardo, Dauphin County district attorney, representing the Pennsylvania District Attorneys Association; Brad Winnick, Dauphin County chief public defender and president of the Pennsylvania Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers; Brandon Flood, secretary, Pennsylvania Board of Pardons; Ashley Klingensmith, state director, Americans for Prosperity; and Celeste Trusty, Pennsylvania regional organizer, Families Against Mandatory Minimums.
State Rep. Joanna McClinton welcomed more than 300 constituents during her Delaware County Community Day on May 4 in Yeadon. The event featured entertainment, food, and opportunities for attendees to get information on state and local services.
Pictures from January 1st, 2019. Official swearing in ceremony.
Tired of the endless gun violence, state Rep. Joanna McClinton, D-Phila./Delaware, partnered with state Senator Anthony Williams and Councilwoman Jannie Blackwell to host an emergency community meeting to elaborate a plan of action to fight against gun violence in Philadelphia.
The elected officials were joined by the Philadelphia Police Department, the state’s Attorney General’s office, the Philadelphia District Attorney’s office, the Philadelphia Anti-Violence Anti-Drug Partnership (PAAN), Every Murder Is Real (EMIR) and Sayre Health Center.
PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 20 – To enable families to celebrate Thanksgiving, state Rep. Joanna McClinton, D-Phila./Delaware, in partnership with Saladeen Art, Creative Minds Inspire and Bernard Hopkins, gave away 500 turkeys to families of the 191st Legislative District.
Thanks to everyone who made this year's Veterans Resource Fair & Luncheon possible. I thank ALL of our servicemen and women for their sacrifices and dedication to putting their lives on the line to protect ours.
In an effort to provide young people with a safe environment to celebrate Halloween, state Reps. Joanna McClinton and Jordan Harris, both D-Phila., partnered with the 12th District Police Station to host a Fall Festival for local families. The event featured children’s games, food, trick or treat candy giveaway, and health and wellness vendors who provided information on the importance of exercise and healthy eating.
State Rep. Joanna McClinton, D-Phila./Delaware, welcomed more than 300 constituents to her Healthy from Head to Toe Senior Appreciation Fair. The event featured health screenings by Sayre Health Center and Health Partners Plans, fitness demonstrations from BeautiFitStrong and performances by The Guiding Lights Quintet and Jakeya Sanders.
Rep. Joanna McClinton welcomed more than 100 families and handed out supplies and book bags to 120 children during her Back to School Resource Fair in Darby, Delaware County. Students also received free haircuts and styles from Yasmeen’s Clean Cuts and BBC Beauty Academy. There were 20 local vendors in attendance – including representatives from Aetna, Crozer-Keystone Community Foundation, Planned Parenthood, Public Citizens for Children and Youth, the Maternity Care Coalition and the William Penn School District – providing information on health care and school safety to attendees.
State Reps. Joanna McClinton, D-Phila./Delaware, and Morgan Cephas, D-Phila., welcomed more than 1,200 constituents of the 191st and 192nd Legislative Districts to the Third Annual 60th Street Health and Wellness Summer Jam, where families could enjoy a day of fun and entertainment.
Rep. McClinton and Sen. Anthony Williams welcomed 150 people during their shredding event in Darby on Aug. 4, 2018.
State Rep. Joanna McClinton, D-Phila./Delaware, Sen. Anthony Williams, Councilman Kenyatta Johnson and the Philadelphia Police Department, hosted the 2018 Safe Sumer Gun Buyback. More than $30,000 in gift cards were awarded to participants for over 300 guns turned in.
State Rep. Joanna McClinton joined Sen. Anthony Williams to co-host a shred event on Saturday, June 9. More than 200 people were in attendance and 7,520 pounds of paper were shredded.
State Rep. Joanna McClinton hosted her Southwest Community Day on Saturday, June 2. The event was filled with entertainment, food, and fun for the entire family.
Following approval from the Office of the Budget, state Rep. Joanna McClinton was joined by Lt. Gov. Mike Stack to present a check for a $1.25 million grant to the Free Library of Philadelphia.
State Rep. Joanna McClinton co-hosted an MLK Day of Service with the First Judicial District of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia Mural Arts Program, Sayre Health Center and Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. The day consisted of painting the hallways, lockers, stairwells and cafeteria of Sayre high school and workshops for girls on the topics of dressing for success, conflict resolution and social media branding.
State Rep. Joanna McClinton welcomed more than 500 senior constituents for her Holiday Senior Fitness Expo.
On Friday, October 13, Rep. McClinton hosted a Legislative Luncheon for seniors in her district to learn more about what's been going on in Harrisburg and what state-related services are available to them.
State Rep. Joanna McClinton, D-Phila./Delaware, and Rep. Morgan Cephas, D-Phila., welcomed more than 1,200 constituents of the 191st and 192nd Legislative Districts to the Second Annual 60th Street Health and Wellness Summer Jam, where families could enjoy a day of fun and entertainment.
State Rep. Joanna McClinton, D-Phila./Delaware, welcomed more than 600 constituents of the 191st Legislative District to her 2017’s Community Day, where the whole family enjoyed a day of fun and entertainment.
State Rep. Joanna McClinton, D-Phila./Delaware, welcomed more than 300 constituents of the 191st Legislative District to her shredding event to help them properly dispose of papers containing personal information.
State Rep. Joanna McClinton hosted an event designed to provide constituents with tools and information they can use to make informative decisions about their finances.
Rep. Joanna McClinton hosted an Entrepreneurship Seminar to provide tools to business owners and promote small businesses in her district.
Rep. Joanna McClinton hosted an Energy Forum for local residents as a way to learn more about weatherization, how to save on energy costs and energy-saving techniques.
The forum was held Tuesday, Feb. 21 at the 18th District Police Station, 5510 Pine St. and was integrated into the station's monthly Captain's meeting.
Rep. McClinton hosted an Energy Forum for area residents to learn about ways they can save money heating and cooling their homes. The forum was held Wednesday, Jan. 11 at the 12th District Police Station, 6448 Woodland Ave.
Dec. 6, 2016
25 families received Thanksgiving meal baskets at Sunshine Supermarket,
Nov. 17, 2016
August 13, 2016
August 27, 2016
June 11, 2016 at Christian Compassion CDC
June 2, 2016
May 14, 2016
Rep. Joanna McClinton and her staff were honored to serve the constituents at the Older Adult Sunshine Center in West Philadelphia.
Rep. Joanna McClinton welcomes friends and neighbors of the 191st legislative district to her Senior Fair.
On April 11, the House unanimously adopted H.R 806, which declared April 7 as World Health Day in Pennsylvania.
Rep. McClinton and Councilman Kenyatta Johnson co-hosted a town hall meeting at the Southwest leadership Academy.
March 22, 2016
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