Lehigh Valley Stands Up

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About Us

Lehigh Valley Stands Up (LVSU) is a grassroots organization formed by leaders throughout the Lehigh Valley. Together we will build a multi-racial working class force for transformative political change in the Lehigh Valley, making a difference on issues and in elections in the years ahead.

We are focused on holding our elected and appointed leaders accountable for their actions and exposing corruption in every level of government. We want to divest from institutions that have harmed our communities and invest in equitable solutions that will benefit everyone.

A little more background on LVSU: we’re one of nine chapter organizations of Pennsylvania Stands Up. PA Stands Up was born following the 2018 midterms when PA Together, Lancaster Stands Up, Beyond the Choir, and leaders from the Jess King for Congress and Greg Edwards for Congress campaigns joined forces to form a new statewide organization. Presently, we're in the process of merging with Keystone Progress and we’ll go into 2020 with chapters in the Lehigh Valley, Capital Region, Berks, Chester, Delco, Erie, Lancaster, York, and Philadelphia!

This energy is changing what's possible here in PA. The past three years have galvanized a new generation of grassroots leaders all across Pennsylvania—and not only in the Democratic strongholds of Philadelphia and Pittsburgh, but all across our state. Together we’ve organized hundreds of rallies and town halls, worked to hold our elected officials accountable, knocked hundreds of thousands of doors, and some of our leaders have even run for office. We have so much to build on, and so much to look forward to.