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.

Pennsylvania Leadership

DannyDanny 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.

valerieValerie Horn, Program Associate/Senior Fellow

Valerie is from Ithaca, NY and enjoys traveling, water color painting, reading and trying new restaurants.

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.
Valerie is currently pursuing a Master’s degree in Science, Technology and Public Policy at Rochester Institute of Technology.

Pennsylvania Fellows

We can’t wait to introduce you to our 2018 Fellows. Check back soon to meet them!

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