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Jordan A. HarrisDEMDemocrat State Representative, District 186
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Jordan A. Harris is Democratic member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives, representing the 186th legislative district. He was elected in 2013. Rep. Harris has been elected the chairman of the Pennsylvania Legislative Black Caucus for the 2017-2018 legislative session. Harris holds a bachelor's degree in governmental and political affairs from Millersville University and a master's degree in education from Cabrini College. He is enrolled in a doctoral program at Neumann University. Harris is a former teacher in the Philadelphia Public Schools. He has served in city government, rising to the position of director of the Philadelphia Youth Commission. Harris helped pass legislation that will allow for criminal record expungement in certain situations. Harris worked on this legislation since he was sworn into office, and Governor Tom Wolf signed the bill into law in early 2016.

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Education5 - 5 of 3
Neumann University
Attending Educational Leadership
Cabrini College
Masters Education
Millersville University
BA Government/Political Affairs
Past Positions1 - 9 of 9
Minority Whip
Commonwealth of Pennsylvania House of Representatives
2019 - Current
Commonwealth of Pennsylvania House of Representatives
2013 - Current
Senior Policy Advisor
Kenyatta Johnson, Campaign for State Representative
Gospel Radio Program
Direct Service Coordinator
Accelerated Mathematics Programming
Finance Director
Committee to Elect Tony J. Payton
Former Educator
Philadelphia Public School System
Former Executive Director
Philadelphia Youth Commission
Office of State Senator Anthony H. Williams
Other Experience1 - 17 of 17
Board Member
Hardy Williams Education Fund
Board Member
Christian Street Young Men's Christian Organization (YMCA)
Knight Foundation
Council of Trustees, Millersville University
Nu Sigma Chapter, Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Incorporated
Board of Directors, Lincoln Day Educational Center
Founding Member
Youth Action
Board Member
Ruby Bridges Foundation
Board Member
Music Department, Grace Tabernacle Outreach Ministries
Board Member
Cephas Lodge 98, Prince Hall Free and Accepted Masons
Former Member
Advisory Committee, Tavis Smiley Youth to Leaders Conference, Philadelphia Chapter
Richard Allen Preparatory Charter School
Former Member
Professional Licensure Committee, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania House of Representatives
Former Member
Finance Committee, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania House of Representatives
Former Member
Environmental Resources and Energy Committee, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania House of Representatives
Former Member
Agriculture and Rural Affairs Committee, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania House of Representatives
Former Member
Rules Committee, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania House of Representatives