Luke Risher

Co-Founder & Programs Director 

Luke Risher is a 17 year old young man born and raised in Germantown Philadelphia and in the Philadelphia school system. He stays involved with the diverse communities around him whether it's through art, activism, dialogue, or advocacy. He is committed to helping better the world and works towards justice on issues including environmental, racial, gender, economics, LGBTQ+, and especially in this part of his life education. he has worked with different groups to address education and felt called to help start UrbEd to really promote student voice and to connect the disconnected fields of education in Philadelphia.