Swarthmore Borough

(C) Swarthmore College

Swarthmore Nondiscrimination Ordinance

Swarthmore Code of Ordinances Chapter 207

Adopted: March 13, 2006




In this progressive suburb of Philadelphia, the Borough Council was very efficient at adopting this ordinance. Council Member Susan Symthe (who also teaches at Swarthmore College) helped spearhead the work on it. Council members conferred with Lambda Legal on the language of the ordinance. The ordinance was adopted by the borough council in a 7 – 0 vote.

In the News

Swarthmore LGBT group presses district on Scouts The Philadelphia Gay News (October 20, 2011)

Hateful Editorials
Spencer: Swarthmore needs blonde ambition The Delaware County Times (March 17, 2006)
Spencer: Swarthmore teeming with moral goodness The Delaware County Times (January 10, 2007)

Swarthmore Human Relations Commission