300 people pack First Suburbs forum (VIDEOS)

June 11, 2010

"More than 300 people packed into the community room at Montgomery County Community College Thursday night to rally around those who want county, state and federal governments to reinvest in existing communities in Southeast Pennsylvania.

There as part of a forum held by the First Suburbs advocacy group, representatives from Coatesville to Yeadon, Pottstown to Norristown, joined with those representing Hispanics, African-Americans, schools, churches, workers and civic organizations in putting elected and appointed government officials on the spot and on notice that these towns will not be left behind any longer.

First Suburbs focuses on what it sees as three crucial issues facing the communities that built America — they are crumbling infrastructure, fair housing policies and fair funding for education.'  For the complete article, please click here.