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The Honorable Blondell Reynolds Brown

Councilwoman At-Large, Philadelphia City Council

Councilwoman Blondell Reynolds Brown is dedicated to enriching the lives of Philadelphia residents by “Putting People First.” As an educator, community activist, political leader and concerned parent, her clear focus and commitment to help others not only defines her past endeavors prior to her election to Philadelphia City Council, but also continues to inform her current goals. This is reflected in her ability to sponsor and gain passage of legislation that promotes greater access to and the availability of meaningful opportunities in education, arts and culture, and small business development.

Councilwoman Reynolds Brown devotes her programmatic and legislative efforts toward improving the quality of life for residents through arts, small business and youth oriented initiatives. Also, “Women Making A Difference Celebration,” her adopted signature program held annually in March, showcases women’s accomplishments and has grown to provide a platform for supporting issues and organizations that impact women, children and families.

Organizational Affiliations include that of Board Member of The Philadelphia Convention and Visitor’s Bureau, The Pennsylvania Ballet, The Fairmount Park Historic Preservation Trust, The Philadelphia Cultural Fund, The Marian Anderson Award, The African American Museum of Philadelphia, Philadelphia Young Playwrights, and The Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance;  Member of the Philadelphia Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., a public service organization, and Pinn Memorial Baptist Church in West Philadelphia; and 2nd Vice Chair of the Black Elected Officials of Philadelphia.