Elected in November 2022, Jim Harrity is one of seven Council Members At-Large on Philadelphia’s City Council. In this capacity, Jim represents all residents of Philadelphia, regardless of their district.
Prior to his election, Jim has served in various positions with the City of Philadelphia and the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, first as an Investigator in the City Controller’s Office and most recently as Political Director of the Pennsylvania Democratic Party.
Jim has dedicated his life to serve the people and currently provides drug and alcohol center information to those who want another chance. He also mentors the children on his block by providing tools to fix their bikes, parental advice, and encourages them to pursue opportunities to advance their education or careers.
Jim lives in the Kensington area of Philadelphia, with his partner Marnie, and their children