Women & Politics: Environmentalism and Local Activism

Women - Politics - Virginia

Today’s guest is Katherine Jordan, City Council Member, 2nd District

  • One of my first roles in the district was as Chair of Fox Elementary School PTA’s Parks & Grounds Committee. I successfully fought for repairs to our broken playground and wrote grants for new trees and custodial equipment. I consistently advocate for RPS funding and remain active as a former RPS parent in Support Our Schools and StayRVA.
  • I also served as Fan District Association (FDA) President, Grants Co-Chair, and Parks & Trees Chair. In these roles, I helped neighbors with general city services like trash, lighting, flooding & sidewalks as well as zoning and other issues. I also successfully advocated for increasing proceeds from our Holiday House Tour fundraiser to our public schools (Fox, Binford and TJ).
  • Outside of the 2nd, I served 4 years as a member of Richmond’s Green City Commission. I’m proud to have spearheaded the…

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