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File #: 210086    Version: 0 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: ADOPTED
File created: 2/4/2021 In control: CITY COUNCIL
On agenda: Final action: 2/11/2021
Title: Honoring and congratulating Philadelphia natives Sincer? Harris and Erin Wilson for their new positions as White House Liaison for the Environmental Protection Agency and Special Assistant to the President and Deputy Director for the White House Office of Political Affairs and Strategy.
Sponsors: Councilmember Gilmore Richardson, Councilmember Bass, Councilmember Domb, Councilmember Green, Councilmember Squilla, Councilmember Johnson, Councilmember Parker, Councilmember Henon, Councilmember Thomas
Attachments: 1. Resolution No. 21008600, 2. Signature21008600
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Honoring and congratulating Philadelphia natives Sincer? Harris and Erin Wilson for their new positions as White House Liaison for the Environmental Protection Agency and Special Assistant to the President and Deputy Director for the White House Office of Political Affairs and Strategy.

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WHEREAS, Both Sincer? Harris and Erin Wilson are proud graduates of Philadelphia high schools, Sincer? graduated from the Philadelphia High School for Girls, setting an example for all future Girls' High women. After high school, she earned her acceptance to Temple University, where she graduated with a degree in Psychology and a passion for politics.

WHEREAS, During her time at Temple University, Sincer? began her journey to transform politics in Pennsylvania and the nation, first volunteering for political campaigns and then later working on President Barack Obama's re-election campaign in Pennsylvania; and

WHEREAS, Sincer? Harris turned her passion into a thriving career, serving as Southeast Political Director and Deputy Statewide Political Director for Governor Tom Wolf's 2014 campaign, Deputy Director of the Wolf Inaugural Committee, and then working in the Governor's Office of Legislative Affairs. In 2018, Harris became the Executive Director of the Pennsylvania Democratic Party until 2020 when she was recognized for her political talents and named the Pennsylvania Senior Advisor for Joe Biden for President. She led the Biden campaign to victory in the primary and the general election, by sticking to her life-long message fighting for workers' rights, human rights, and progress for the middle class; and

WHEREAS, Harris' journey for progress continues, as the next White House Liaison for the Environmental Protection Agency, where she will undoubtedly continue her hard work and success to help President Biden address one of the most important issues facing the world, climate change; and

WHEREAS, Erin Wilson is another new addition to the Biden Administratio...

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