Sept Meet-Up with Councilmember Katherine Gilmore Richardson

5th Square, Philly's urbanist PAC and advocacy organization, hosts a regular monthly meet-up as a way to connect our volunteers, supporters, and new people interested in getting involved.

This month, we are hosting a meet-up over Zoom. You can log-in online or dial-in over the phone. RSVP and we will send you the link!

We will be welcoming special guest, Katherine Gilmore Richardson.

Katherine Gilmore Richardson is serving her first term as Councilwoman At-Large for the City of Philadelphia. Gilmore Richardson’s demonstrated track record of service and leadership within the community helped her to become the youngest woman ever elected City-wide and the youngest African American woman ever elected to Philadelphia City Council in November 2019.

As chair of the committee on the environment, she established Civilian Environmental Advisory groups focusing on issues of air quality, energy, green jobs and businesses, green space, transportation, waste, and water. Each group is tasked with centering their solutions around environmental justice. 5th Square is a participant in the transportation advisory group.

Since she took office in council, she has been vocal on our core issues of better transit, increased road safety, and improved green space - with a focus on racial equity. Look over her stellar answers to our 2019 Questionnaire for City Council Candidates and her recent editorials:

These monthly meet-ups are casual social gatherings, and are intended as a fun way for new and existing supporters to connect with other people involved with 5th Square and urbanist issues in Philadelphia, either professionally or in a volunteer/activist capacity, and learn more about what our all-volunteer organization is up to. If you've been meaning to check out one of our events or meetings but haven't made it out yet, this will be a good first one to come to. And please bring a friend or two!

Is there someone you'd like to hear from as a guest speaker in the future. Email us to suggest possible speakers or topics at 5thsq@5thsq.org

52 RSVPS
Eugene Desyatnik Nelson Pavlosky Ryan Roat Benjamin She Andrew Ross Freedman Joseph Aja Beech Dillon Mahoney Joe Alkus Will Herzog Isabel Melvin Sarah Peters Sappho Fulton Heather Gardiner Michael Bourg Mike Heaney James Gitto Judith Robinson Tanya Seaman Suzanne Hagner Tieshka Smith John Zimmerman Jessica Rodriguez George Matysik Rebecca O'Leary Charles Krueger Garrett Hincken John Murphy Nohra Murad Meenal Raval Fm Rothman Ethan Diamond Jacob Moore Michelle Strongfields Will Tung

Will you come?

Showing 37 reactions

  • Eugene Desyatnik
    rsvped 2020-09-10 18:13:10 -0400
  • Nelson Pavlosky
    rsvped 2020-09-10 17:44:49 -0400
  • Ryan Roat
    rsvped +1 2020-09-10 17:41:39 -0400
  • Benjamin She
    rsvped 2020-09-10 14:56:52 -0400
  • Andrew Ross
    rsvped 2020-09-10 09:48:13 -0400
  • Freedman Joseph
    rsvped 2020-09-10 08:38:05 -0400
  • Aja Beech
    rsvped 2020-09-09 23:38:36 -0400
  • Dillon Mahoney
    rsvped 2020-09-09 21:06:58 -0400
  • Joe Alkus
    rsvped 2020-09-09 16:19:32 -0400
  • Will Herzog
    rsvped 2020-09-09 14:42:56 -0400
  • Isabel Melvin
    rsvped 2020-09-09 14:33:36 -0400
  • Sarah Peters
    rsvped 2020-09-09 14:10:44 -0400
  • Sappho Fulton
    rsvped 2020-09-09 13:15:18 -0400
  • Heather Gardiner
    rsvped 2020-09-09 13:15:13 -0400
  • Michael Bourg
    rsvped 2020-09-09 13:03:04 -0400
  • Mike Heaney
    rsvped 2020-09-09 12:54:11 -0400
  • James Gitto
    @JGitto tweeted link to this page. 2020-09-09 12:47:28 -0400
    Please RSVP: Sept Meet-Up with Councilmember Katherine Gilmore Richardson https://www.5thsq.org/sept2020?recruiter_id=474893
  • James Gitto
    rsvped 2020-09-09 12:47:11 -0400
  • Judith Robinson
    rsvped 2020-09-09 12:31:41 -0400
  • Tanya Seaman
    rsvped 2020-09-09 12:22:57 -0400
  • Suzanne Hagner
    rsvped +1 2020-09-09 12:03:05 -0400
  • Tieshka Smith
    rsvped 2020-09-09 11:49:24 -0400
  • John Zimmerman
    rsvped 2020-09-09 11:25:21 -0400
  • Jessica Rodriguez
    rsvped 2020-09-09 11:24:20 -0400
  • George Matysik
    rsvped +1 2020-09-09 11:09:24 -0400
  • Rebecca O'Leary
    rsvped 2020-09-09 10:42:48 -0400
  • Charles Krueger
    rsvped 2020-09-09 10:15:40 -0400
  • Garrett Hincken
    rsvped 2020-09-09 09:52:08 -0400
  • John Murphy
    rsvped 2020-09-09 09:33:32 -0400
  • Nohra Murad
    rsvped 2020-09-09 09:01:43 -0400