Democracy Summer Pennsylvania
Kol Tzedek, 707 S 50th St, Philadelphia, PA 19143
Session I — Monday, June 18 – Friday, July 20
Session II — Monday, July 23 – Tuesday, August 21
Democracy Summer Pennsylvania will be based in Philadelphia. Fellows will partner with candidates in swing districts including Pennsylvania’s 6th, 7th, and 8th Congressional Districts and New Jersey’s 2nd and 3rd Congressional Districts.
Danny Galpern, Regional Director
Danny Galpern is the Regional Director for Democracy Summer in Philadelphia, PA. He has several years of prior experience working with young people as a teacher and camp counselor. He has experience in political organizing with young people, Jewish groups, and teachers. Born in Pittsburgh, PA, Danny has lived in Philadelphia for the past four years. He is a graduate of UNC-Chapel Hill and a Master’s student at Drexel University School of Public Health.
Valerie Horn, Program Associate/Senior Fellow
She found her passion for social justice and promoting equality through volunteer work for Cornell University’s Yang Tan Institute on Employment and Disability. She has gained valuable experience through an internship working as a Legislative Aide during the 2017 session for Harry B. Bronson, New York State Assemblyman. Valerie was also very involved on campus in several student organizations such as Student Government.
We can’t wait to introduce you to our 2018 Fellows. Check back soon to meet them!