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Feb. 14, 2018

Lehigh County To Ensure Nondiscrimination for Workers and Vendors

Commissioner Zanelli: Hate Has No Home in Lehigh County, Celebrates Nondiscrimination Order; Endorses Wild for Congress


ALLENTOWN – Lehigh County department heads are now responsible for making sure that nondiscriminatory practices are used throughout their projects and programs.


The Morning Call Feb. 14, 2018

Lehigh County extends protections to LGBTQ employees In one of his first acts as Lehigh County executive, Phillips Armstrong changed the county’s anti-discrimination policy to protect members of the LGBTQ community.

In an administrative notice, Armstrong instructed county department heads to treat sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression as protected classes. In addition, the policy will extend to any company looking to do business with the county.

Glamour Magazine

Nov. 7, 2017

A Year in Trumpland: 8 Women on How Their Lives Drastically Changed 

Amy Zanelli had been active in politics and community issues her whole life, stepping back only when her children were born and she stayed home to raise them. But President Trump had her concerned for the future, and all the talk around a need for more female leaders had her inspired. When the call came—literally—she answered it.

The Morning Call Nov. 7, 2017

Lehigh County Commissioners: Amy Zanelli storms to District Three win, Nathan Brown squeaks by in District 5 
The future of the Lehigh County Board of Commissioners came a little more into focus Tuesday night after Amy Zanelli drubbed her opponents in the District Three Democratic primary.

Nathan Brown won a hard-fought race in the District Five Republican primary by an unofficial 167 votes over John Donches.


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 Amy Zanelli has dedicated her life to helping families, protecting children and working with senior citizens. She worked tirelessly for nearly ten years in human services alongside the criminal justice system, the two areas that comprise 70% of Lehigh County's budget. She possesses degrees and certifications in Forensics, Sociology, Criminology, Substanse Abuse, Mental Illness, Domestic Violence, and more. This knowledge, combined with her community activism experience as a union shop steward, and volunteer work with seniors and underprivileged youth, make her the most qualified candidate to prepresent Distict 3. She resides with her wife and children in West Bethlehem. 

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