City of Philadelphia Action Guides

To help you take action, the City put together guides that include quick facts, ways you can help, and other resources to support our immigrants, refugees, LGBTQ Philadelphians, our environment, housing and community development, and Philadelphians who rely on the Affordable Care Act.

Name Description Released Format
Why immigrants are important to Philadelphia pdf Immigrants play a significant role in Philadelphia. May 3, 2017
What is a sanctuary city? pdf There is no legal or uniform definition of what makes a "sanctuary city." June 26, 2017
Federal funding for sanctuary cities pdf Quick facts on federal funding for "sanctuary cities." June 26, 2017
State funding for sanctuary cities pdf Quick Facts on PA State legislation to defund "sanctuary cities." May 3, 2017
Muslim ban pdf Quick facts on President Trump's "Muslim ban" executive order. June 26, 2017
Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) pdf Quick Facts on the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. September 5, 2017
How You Can Help pdf Here are ways you can help Philadelphia's immigrant and refugee communities. September 5, 2017
How Philadelphia benefits from the ACA pdf More than 200,000 Philadelphians benefit from the Affordable Care Act. Get the facts. March 9, 2017
BCRA proposal to replace ACA pdf The Better Care Reconciliation Act (BCRA), the proposal to replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA) could lead to 23 million people losing their health insurance. July 13, 2017
Get involved: Affordable Care Act pdf Find ways you can help support the Affordable Care Act here in Philadelphia. June 23, 2017
How Philadelphia benefits from HUD funding pdf Learn how HUD funding supports vital and necessary City programs. March 27, 2017
Get involved: Housing and community development pdf Find ways you can help support affordable housing and community development here in Philadelphia. March 27, 2017
The EPA’s impact on Philadelphia pdf The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has been instrumental in improving Philadelphia’s air and water quality. March 28, 2017
The Clean Power Plan and the Paris climate agreement pdf The Clean Power Plan is used to meet the Paris climate agreement and instructs each state to create a strategy to improve the efficiency of existing fossil fuel-fired power plants. June 6, 2017
Trump’s proposed 2018 EPA budget pdf The Trump Administration’s proposed 2018 EPA Budget would have immediate and drastic effects on many programs that Philadelphians rely on. June 7, 2017
How will Trump Administration treat the Clean Power Plan and Paris climate agreement? pdf The Trump administration withdrew from the Paris climate agreement. Currently implementation of the Clean Power Plan is on hold. June 6, 2017
Get involved: Environment action guide- pdf Find ways you can help support the environment and sustainability here in Philadelphia. March 28, 2017
LGBTQ rights and protections in Philadelphia pdf Philadelphia’s local laws protect LGBTQ residents. May 4, 2017
LGBTQ Philadelphia community pdf More than 60,000 Philadelphia residents identify as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and/or Queer and benefit from the city’s protections for LGBTQ citizens. May 4, 2017
Get involved: LGBTQ Action Guide pdf Find resources and ways you can help support the LGBTQ Community in Philadelphia. May 4, 2017