Vanessa Lowery Brown

Pennsylvania
State House - District 190
Locale: 
Part of Philadelphia County
Type of Seat: 
Incumbent
Year: 
2014
Status: 
Elected
Woman Candidate: 
Woman Candidate
GLBT: 
No
Person of Color: 
Person of Color
Under 35: 
No

State Representative Vanessa Lowery Brown is a long-time community advocate, civic activist and volunteer running for re-election to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives. As a community organizer, Rep. Brown recruited parents to volunteer in their children's schools and assisted with parent training, including developing and coordinating training on financial literacy. She worked as the community outreach specialist at a shelter for homeless women and children and was a representative for the National Campaign for Jobs and Income Support. In the House, Brown has championed utility independence and energy equity, held a rally to support increased day-care center funding, and voted to expand health insurance programs for the uninsured.