Candidates for State Senate, District 17
Amanda Cappelletti Cappelletti currently serves as the Vice Chair of the East Norriton Board of Supervisors. An attorney with a Master’s in Public Health, she was a member of the first group awarded the William Penn Fellowship through the Governor’s Office. In that post, she served first as an advocate for children at the Office of Child Development and Early Learning, and then at the Department of Human Services as a policy specialist tracking legislation to assess implementation. She was also a Fellow for the ACLU of Pennsylvania and has worked with Representative Donna Bullock in Harrisburg to advance progressive policies. Most recently, Cappelletti served as the Director of Policy for Planned Parenthood, advocating for proactive reproductive legislation.