Jillian Richardson

Jillian Richardson

Founder of The Joy List

Jillian Richardson is a professional community builder, writer, and founder of The Joy List, a popular weekly newsletter with the mission of reducing loneliness in New York City and eventually the world. She's also the author of #1 Amazon new release Unlonely Planet: How Healthy Congregations Can Change the World.

Richardson is committed to creating connection and community by organizing places where people feel seen, heard, and valued. She's been sending The Joy List out every Monday morning for three years, helping thousands of people build connection to both place and each other. She also helps companies like Meetup, Moo, Intel, Comcast, and many others create community based around authentic human connection. Her work has been featured at NBC, Quartz, Salon, The Establishment, Marie Claire, and elsewhere.