COUNCILMEMBER DAVID OH – INITIATIVES AND COMMUNITY OUTREACH

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PHL LIVE Center Stage

Created by Councilman Oh, this annual music initiative provides opportunities to musical talents in Philadelphia.

Link to PHL Live Center State Website: phllive.org

 

 

 

 

 

Asian American Voter Registration Drive/Community Outreach Initiative (AAVRD)

A non-partisan voter education and registration drive targeting Asian American communities.

Link to AAVRD Facebook: www.facebook.com/PhillyAsianVote/

 

 

 

 

 

August 17th First Responder Appreciation Day

The annual August 17th First Responder Appreciation Day in Philadelphia is a grassroots movement to build community relationships with Fire Department, EMT, and Police Department First Responders and to thank them for their service to the City.

Link to video: https://news.ibx.com/independence-ceo-gives-key-advice-to-youth-non-profits/

 

Trips to Korea

Traveled to South Korea in 2012, 2014, and 2016 to develop investment, trade and tourism opportunities between Philadelphia and Korea.

Link to article: http://phlcouncil.com/councilman-david-oh-returns-from-korea-trip-to-develop-international-trade-tourism-and-investment/

 

 

 

 

 

Philadelphia Music Industry Task Force

The Task Force on the Philadelphia Music Industry is working to revive the City’s music industry.

Link to News Article: https://www.inquirer.com/news/philadelphia-music-task-force-david-oh-20190816.html?fbclid=IwAR36GwzO7Jq1Olir8TaZhXyC-AmLozQG7aHNQ5ONtFv8JuJlbsprupUZ2Q0

 

 

 

Black Film Advisory Committee

The Black Film Advisory Committee brings together members of the film industry to learn about funding, producing and making successful Philadelphia-based movies.

Link to article: www.inquirer.com/philly/entertainment/20130522_
Councilman_s_committee_hopes_to_help_black_
filmmakers.html

 

 

 

 

Kevin Hart Day

Partnered with Mural Arts Initiative to celebrate Kevin Hart’s beginnings in North Philadelphia with a mural dedication.

Link to article: www.usatoday.com/story/life/people/2017/07/06/
philadelphia-celebrates-kevin-hart-day-for-native-
comedian/103462400/

 

 

 

Youth Non-Profit Symposium

Held annually to connect youth-servicing non-profits with foundations and corporations that provide funding to youth-servicing programs.

Link to article: https://news.ibx.com/independence-ceo-gives-key-advice-to-youth-non-profits/

 

 

 

 

School Supplies Donation

With a small business owner, Councilman Oh provides school supplies and equipment to public schools in need of assistance annually.

Link to article: http://ucreview.com/nebinger-elementary-receives-grant-p8022-87.htm

 

 

 

 

 

Philly Neighborhood Small Business Council

Formed Philly Neighborhood Small Business Council to support the different issues of various small business groups.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Rally to End Discrimination

Led community leaders, business leaders, and civil rights to speak out against unfair, discriminatory enforcement of late-night opening hours law against Chinese takeout restaurants.

Link to article: https://philadelphia.cbslocal.com/2017/10/26/rally-against-11-p-m-ordinance/

 

 

Charitable Events

Held fundraisers to support the Green Beret Foundation, Special Forces Association, 82nd Airborne Associations, and Wild Bill Guanere Memorial Statue.

 

 

 

 

 

Korean War Anniversary Memorial Ceremony

Brings communities together to honor our heroes of the Korean War at the Korean War Memorial at Penn’s Landing annually.

Link to article: https://philadelphia.cbslocal.com/2018/06/25/veterans-community-leaders-gather-at-penns-landing-to-mark-68th-anniversary-of-korean-war/

 

 

 

 

 

Flag-Raising Ceremony

The following annual celebrations are hosted by Councilman Oh to strengthen ethnic communities while extending friendship to our neighbors:

                        • September 7th Brazilian Day Flag Raising in City Hall
                        • January 13th Korean Community Day in City Hall
                        • April 13th Vietnamese Heritage and Freedom Flag Day

Link to article:

https://whyy.org/articles/philly-celebrates-the-contributions-of-korean-americans-photos/

 

 

 

In-Ho Oh Memorial Way

Named the 3600 block of Hamilton Street as In-Ho Oh Memorial Way to remember In-Ho Oh, a former resident of the block who was murdered in 1958 and his family who requested lenient treatment for the youth who committed the murder and started a fund for their rehabilitation.

Link to article: https://www.nbcnews.com/news/asian-america/very-healing-story-how-1958-killing-can-help-bridge-communities-n619896

 

Under the El Cleanups

Organized a series of community meetings and street cleanups under the Market-Frankford line in Kensington and served on the Mayor’s Task Force to Combat the Opioid Epidemic in Philadelphia.

Link to article: : https://www.phillytrib.com/news/public-hearings-set-to-address-heroin-opioid-crisis/article_d6d2b72b-284b-5183-8cbb-3f2546b75d99.html

 

Philadelphia Electric Vehicle Policy Task Force

Represented City Council on the City of Philadelphia Electric Vehicle Policy Task Force.

(Courtesy of Miles Willis/Stringer/Getty Images)

 

 

 

 

 

 

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