Kenney also shows the most promise when it comes to leadership — the ability to get people excited and unite them behind a common cause...Jim Kenney feels right for this moment — a man who can continue Philadelphia’s transformation from old to new because he himself has transformed from old to new. Read more →
Nina Ahmad, the president of the of the Philadelphia chapter of NOW, said in a statement, "we were very disappointed to see that [the] Inquirer Editorial Board once again bent to the will of their billionaire owner and his support for Tony Williams."
Sources familiar with the process have confirmed to me that after its candidate interviews, the editorial board reached a consensus to endorse Kenney. Read more →
Philly NOW president Nina Ahmad said former City Councilman Jim Kenney got the nod because "he's an independent thinker and supportive of women's rights issues, and he takes up difficult issues if they're the right thing to do." She also noted that Kenney sponsored legislation to hold a hearing on street harassment, is an advocate for immigrants rights, and wants to expand pre-K if elected mayor. Read more →