In response to community concerns about the gun violence epidemic, Governor Wolf, Representative Jordan Harris, and other members of the Pennsylvania Legislative Black Caucus today announced a new $1.5 million Gun Violence Reduction Initiative and commended the Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency for the recent release of $48 million in grants to organizations serving crime victims across Pennsylvania.
Governor Wolf, PHRC and Governor’s Advisory Commission on African-American Affairs Issue Statement Condemning Racial Discrimination in Places of Public AccommodationApril 26, 2018
Governor Wolf, the Governor’s Advisory Commission on African-American Affairs, and the Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission released the following joint statement about acts of discrimination in places of public accommodation.
Governor Wolf visited Erie where he joined local government officials and members of the African American community to discuss racial disparities and challenges facing the African-American community.
Governor Wolf, First Lady Frances Wolf and the Governor’s Advisory Commissions sent a joint letter to members of Congress from Pennsylvania in support of young undocumented Americans who entered the country as minors and obtained protection from deportation under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.
Governor Wolf and his advisory commissions on African American Affairs, Asian Pacific American Affairs, and Latino Affairs, and the Pennsylvania Commission for Women stand united in condemning the hatred and bigotry of white supremacists demonstrated in the Charlottesville, Virginia, rally.