MAYOR NUTTER’S STATEMENT ON THE PASSING OF J. WHYATT MONDESIRE

Philadelphia, October 5, 2015 – Mayor Michael A. Nutter issued the following statement on the passing of J. Whyatt (Jerry) Mondesire, former President of the Philadelphia chapter of the NACCP:

“Jerry Mondesire’s passion and commitment to political and social empowerment is well known and was impactful.  People like me and so many others benefitted from his insight and relentless efforts to improve the life condition for African-Americans and so many others in our city, state and Nation. Jerry took on the big challenges and put his heart and soul into his work.  May his spirit rest in peace.”

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