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Global Philadelphia invites you to our
Meet the 2023 Philadelphia City Council Candidates Event 

Meet & greet opportunity on the future &
well-being of our World Heritage City!

The event is co-chaired by Michael A. Nutter, former two-term mayor of Philadelphia, and Harold Yaffee, Executive Committee Board Member at Global Philadelphia Association, and special guest Denise Nakano, of KYW Newsradio, who will be the emcee for the evening. Join us for a forum on how you as a City Council candidate would leverage Philadelphia’s World Heritage City status to best position our region on the global stage.  As a registered candidate for the 2023 election in May, you will be given the opportunity to meet other globally minded Philadelphians and to briefly answer a targeted question about your vision for our global city. Additionally, please send in your campaign bio to be displayed on the screen during the event, and bring any available selection of campaign flyers, pamphlets, stickers, etc. to share with our guests.

GPA members are exclusively invited to this private event to meet the candidates and share their input on the future of the city.

RSVP On or Before March 30th!
Introducing our Meet the City Council event emcee...
Denise Nakano is a Philadelphia area journalist, with decades of experience as a television and radio broadcaster. She currently is the Midday Anchor at KYW News Radio. Denise has been recognized with a national Edward R. Murrow Award for best documentary and with 8 national and regional Emmy Awards for breaking news, investigative reporting and for her coverage of the local heroin epidemic. She has also been honored by the City of Philadelphia with a proclamation recognizing her reporting on the heroin crisis in Philadelphia. 
and our co-chairs!
Michael A. Nutter is a former two-term mayor of Philadelphia who previously spent nearly 15 years in the Philadelphia City Council. Since leaving public office in 2016, he has remained active in public policy, government, and civic life. He is the inaugural David N. Dinkins Professor of Professional Practice in Urban and Public Affairs at Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs and holds fellowships at the University of Pennsylvania, the University of Chicago, and Harvard Kennedy School Institute of Politics.
Harold B. Yaffe, D.D.S. has a long and solid history of service to the local community as well as to the American Jewish Commitee. Having served as President, Chairman and, currently, Chair Emeritus and Advisory Councils of the Philadelphia/Southern New Jersey office of AJC. As a political activist, Harold’s knowledge and support of issues important to the community is renowned. Born and raised in Philadelphia, Harold maintains a high profile in the community, serving on numerous boards and committees, which exemplify his dedication to the city.
Contact Gary Wooten to RSVP

1700 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103

Tuesday April 4, 2023
5:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Registration deadline is Monday March 25, 2023
If you have any questions, please contact GPA President at 215-563-2482 or, or Dr. Harold Yaffe, vice chair, board of directors, Global Philadelphia Association, at

Please fill out the attached questionnaire and send your completed form to by March 30th. This questionnaire will serve as a guide for the event questions and a link to further talking points. Please confirm your attendance with Gary Wooten on or before March 30th.
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