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Commuter Options Spotlight

The Commuter Options program allows inner city workers to get good paying jobs in the suburbs by providing vehicles for their use, as SEPTA has very minimal service to many parts of the suburbs. Check out this recently published Op-Ed on the program by our Director, John Dodds.

For more information visit our Commuter Options page or contact John Dodds at jdoddspup@aol.com or 215-557-0822 x102.


Workers with their Commuter Options car, which they use to car pool to their job in the suburbs.

PUP's Annual Larry Swann Memorial Picnic

Join PUP on Saturday August 12th from 1pm to 6pm at Hunting Park for our annual Larry Swann Memorial Picnic.

Come on out and relax and enjoy the summer with PUP.  Bring a dish if you can or just join the fun. 

Games, food, fun!


May 8, 2014 - Raise the Wage PA gathered today all across the state of Pennsylvania to rally for an increase in the minimum wage.

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In Erie Dozens gathered outside of the McDonald's along west 12th and Sassafras Street this afternoon. The group says over 1 million struggling Pennsylvania workers would get a raise the state minimum wage increased to at least $10.10/hour. Activist want to tell politicians that Pennsylvania families deserve better.

In Pennsylvania the Gen. assembly last voted to raise the state minimum wage in 2006 from $5.15 an hour to $6.25.

In 2009 the federal minimum wage increased from $6.55 an hour to $7.25 which also increase the wage in Pennsylvania

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