By The Philadelphia Student Union on Jun-19-2013
On Friday, June 14th, a coalition of faith leaders from POWER (Philadelphians Organized to Witness, Empower and Rebuild), parents and public high school students from the Philadelphia Student Union marched from LOVE Park to Governor Corbett’s office at 200 S. Broad Street to demand a restoration of $270M in state education funding for Districts across Pennsylvania that serve mostly low-income students.
PSU member, Kelli Ross, gave the following speech at this rally:
Hi! My name is Kelli Ross and I am a Junior at Benjamin Franklin High School. I am here with Philadelphia Student Union and all of you today because we...