Philadelphia Unemployment Project’s
40th Anniversary Celebration
Featuring the Caribbean Jazz Band
Thursday, October 1, 2014, 6 PM
SEIU 32BJ Union Hall
455 N 5th Street


The Philadelphia Unemployment Project is celebrating 40 years of struggle and service to poor and working people.
Since our founding in 1975 we have been a leading force in organizing and winning victories for the unemployed, uninsured and low wage workers on many important economic issues.
We have also offered effective services to help individuals with jobs, foreclosures, transportation, health care access, unemployment benefits and other issues.



2015 PUP Economic Justice Award Honorees:

Senator Robert Casey,
A real advocate for working families

John Dodds,
Director of PUP since its founding in 1975 


Click here to purchase a ticket

or contact Evelyn Dodds at 215-557-0822 x100 or

Tickets: $50

Member Tickets: $25


PUP Director John Dodds


Senator Robert Casey



SHOW YOUR SUPPORT for PUP! Sales of tickets and advertising in our program book helps us to continue to organize support and serve the unemployed and low wage workers. In the past year PUP has played a lead role in organizing a state wide campaign to raise the Pennsylvania minimum wage. Through your ad purchase, your organization joins a network of organizations and individuals that support our fight for economic and social justice.

Celebrate PUP’s Work by
Sponsoring the Celebration or Buying an Ad

Sponsorship & Tickets
Partner: @2,000 (10 tickets, logo on material, full-page ad, listing in Program)
Supporter: $1,000 (8 tickets, full-page ad, listing in Program)
Ally: $500 (4 tickets, half-page ad, listing in Program)
Advocate: $250 (2 tickets, eighth-page ad, listing in Program)
Friend: $100 (1 ticket, listing in Program)
Tickets: $50
Member Tickets: $25

Program Book Ads
Back cover: $1,000 5”x 8”
Centerfold: $1,000 5”x 8”
Inside Covers: $750 5”x 8”
Full Page: $500 5”x 8”
Half Page: $300 5”x 4”
Quarter Page: $200 2.5 x 4”
Eighth page: $100 2.5” x 2”
Greeting: $35 15 words

RSVP by September 25th for Sponsorship Ads
Tickets can be purchased in advance or at the door

To take out an ad, contact Evelyn Dodds at 215-557-0822 x100 or





Americans in Struggle Film Series 2015

6 PM Tuesday nights
CCP Winnet Student Life Building (17th St, Btw. Spring Garden & Callowhill) Room S2-3
Refreshments from 5:30

Learn about some of the struggles the American people have waged over our history or continue to wage in order to expand our rights and make a more just society.

9/15 The Vernon Johns Story - Film of the life of Rev. Vernon Johns who was pastor of Dexter Ave. Baptist Church in Montgomery, AL, prior to Martin Luther King taking over that job in 1955.

9/29 Harvest of Empir e- Story of US intervention in Latin America and its impact on immigration today.

10/13 Uprising of ‘3 4- Little known general strike of textile workers in the south in 1934.

10/27 Dare Not Walk Alon e- Story of the civil rights struggle in St. Augustine, FL and how things have evolved there into the present.

11/10 Awakenings - Early days of the second-wave women’s liberation movement in the US beginning in the 1960s.

11/24 Dream On- a documentary on the loss of the American dream due to income inequality and the loss of decent paying jobs.



For more information contact the Philadelphia Unemployment Project at 215-557-0822




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