Menstrual Equity Press Conference

What a fantastic way to celebrate #TamponTuesday! I was so proud to stand with my friend and sister Lynette Medley my mentor Rep. Carol Hill-Evans, our fierce leader, SPEAKER Rep. Joanna McClinton & other colleagues, friends & advocates to tell the Senate to pass HB 850 & HB 851! Half of our population gets a period EVERY MONTH! We shouldn't be whispering about period poverty anymore - I'm screaming about it inside our state Capitol! LET'S END PERIOD POVERTY NOW.

A busy start to the year with Policy Hearings

We hit the ground running in January with an Agricultural & Rural Affairs meeting and throughout February we listened to testimony from experts and stakeholders who support our seniors, we learned more about how important it is to fund mass transit. In March, we've started off strong advocating to get rid of dangerous ghost guns and the need for funding the Safer Communities Grant Program.

Around the Neighborhood

Hosting and attending events throughout our wonderful communities reminds me how honored I am to be your state Representative!

April 18, 2023 - Illegal ATV Use

The Majority Policy Committee convened a hearing at Beloved St. John Church, hosted by Reps. Darisha Parker and Amen Brown, to discuss the ongoing issue of illegal ATV use on city streets. Members heard testimony from concerned residents, Philadelphia police, and city officials.

August 16, 2022 - Balance in the Rental Market

The House Democratic Policy Committee hosted a hearing on Balance in the Rental Market at Salus University's The Eye Institute on Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2022 in Philadelphia. Rep. Darisha Parker hosted the hearing.

May 10, 2022 - Digital Divide

Rep. Darisha Parker hosts a House Democratic Policy Committee hearing to gather information on who is helping older Pennsylvanians bridge the digital divide.

Level Up Funding Announcement at James Logan Elementary with Gov. Wolf

Governor Wolf visited James Logan Elementary to urge the General Assembly to equitably fund education through the Level Up initiative.

2022-23 Budget Hearings

Images of Rep. Darisha Parker during the 2022-23 Budget Hearings.

2021 Swearing In Ceremony

Rep. Darisha Parker takes the Oath of Office and is sworn in for the 2021-22 legislation session as the state Representative for the 198 legislative district.