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  • Video: DTL mappers turn 'Packing and Cracking' into interactive art

    Chris Satullo

    Rachel Karp and Joseph Amodei

  • Team Jasmine, Layla, and Bianca (Cedar Cliff H.S., Cumberland County) - Honorable Mention, West Youth

  • State Runner-Up, Youth: Jack Rosenthal, Allderdice HS

    The statewide youth runner-up in fall 2018, Jack Rosenthal, received his award from Committee of Seventy CEO David Thornburgh. | Image Credit: Rachel Franklin Photography
  • ICYMI: That didn't take long; partisan squabbling over new redistricting panel begins

    Chris Satullo

    Last Wednesday, Gov. Wolf named David Thornburgh, CEO of the Committee of Seventy and leader of Draw the Lines PA, to head a new advisory panel tasked with suggesting redistricting reforms. The commission is already caught in a partisan crossfire, as Republican leaders take aim.

    Photo: David Thornburgh
    David Thornburgh | Image Credit: DTL Staff
  • What the mid-terms meant for reform in PA

    Chris Satullo

    An analysis of how the mid-term election results in Pennsylvania affect the quest to slay the gerrymander.

  • How to host a DTL mapping party

    Chris Satullo

    Here's how to make fixing democracy fun. Draw the Lines offers its guide to hosting a raucous mapping party at your home.

    The Put PA Back Together Challenge engrosses a participant at our State of Young Philly event. | Image Credit: Linda Breitstein
  • Mariam Sayeed of Pittsburgh

    Mariam Sayeed believes voters' choices on who should represent our communities become crucial when it comes to decisions about education, health care and safety. She's begun to understand how these decisions are affected by gerrymandering.

    Mariam Sayeed
    Mariam Sayeed
  • Rachel Colker of Pittsburgh

    Rachel Colker is leading Draw the Lines PA' efforts in western Pennsylvania because she recognizes gerrymandering is at the root of growing political dysfunction.

  • Kitsy McNulty of Pittsburgh

    Kitsy McNulty is working toward reforming redistricting so that people check their partisanship at the door in favor of designing fair representation for all.

    Kitsy McNulty speaks at a DTL event at the Heinz History Center in Pittsburgh. | Image Credit: Rachel Colker
  • The Path to Redrawing PA’s Districts

    Draw the Lines presented at Gannon University about the solution to gerrymandering and efforts to draw fair and more representative voting districts. The discussion was led by Rachel Colker, Western Regional Coordinator of DTL, and Carol Kuniholm of Fair Districts PA.

  • Gerrymandering 101

    Draw the Lines PA joined the Carnegie Library in leading an interactive and informational discussion of gerrymandering. We covered the history of gerrymandering, the state of gerrymandering in Pennsylvania, explained the mission of Draw the Lines, and offered connections to reform efforts.

  • Draw the Lines PA Mapathon

    The DTL team joined Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh to show the engaged audience how DTL works and a test drive to our free mapping tool. Join Draw the Lines to compete regionally and statewide for big prizes!

  • All for All Summit

    Draw the Lines PA joined an interactive gathering on the role of immigrants in entrepreneurship and the local economy. The panels discussed the intersection of immigrant inclusion with local politics, the arts, and more.

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    All for All Summit
  • Data Day 2018

    Data Day was a family-friendly community fair held at the library. Draw the Lines explored the data in your everyday life, and how you can affect change through that data!

    Logo for Data Day
    Data Day 2018
  • Lunch & Learn: Draw the Lines PA | Civics Education and Digital Mapping

    Draw the lines looks forward to demonstrating our mapping platform, called DistrictBuilder, and a custom curriculum designed by PA teachers, in-line with the PA Standards Aligned System. Join us to learn how to #slaythegerrymander!

  • Fair Districts PA Town Hall

    Before the 2019-20 legislative session, FDPA is convening a Town Hall in Harrisburg to discuss various reforms to how Pennsylvania runs its government, and how to advocate for those reforms in Harrisburg and across PA.

  • Draw the Lines PA Awards Ceremony

    Join Draw the Lines PA as they announce winners of the statewide district mapping content. Prizes up to $4,500 will be awarded.

    Capitol Rotunda, Harrisburg
  • Slay the Gerrymander Happy Hour

    Come learn about gerrymandering and redistricting reform with the experts! There will be light bites, bar games, and chances to win prizes!

  • Global Youth Service Celebration

    Play games, learn about an important part of your democracy, and then participate yourself.

  • Erie Hearing - PA Redistricting Reform Commission

    Share your feedback with the commission to help them prepare a report for how PA should be drawn. Then visit with Draw the Lines to learn how to draw your map and enter our competition. You can come and go at any time before 7 pm to give your testimony.

  • Pittsburgh Hearing - PA Redistricting Reform Commission

    Share your feedback with the commission to help them prepare a report for how PA should be drawn. Then visit with Draw the Lines to learn how to draw your map and enter our competition. You can come and go at any time before 7 pm to give your testimony.

  • Coffeehouse Meet-up for DTL Mapping Support

    Not sure where to begin, have some questions, or just want to map with others over coffee and conversation? Bring your laptop and join the Draw the Lines team at Biddle’s Escape on April 11th from 5pm-7pm for this informal mapping tech support session. Help to fight gerrymandering and have a chance to win cash prizes by becoming a Draw the Lines citizen mapper!

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    Draw the Lines mapper experiments with redistricting