Learn how to get involved with mentoring youth at the Civility in Action Leadership Discussion Series, featuring Felicia Harris. Harris is the founder of PhillyGirlTalk.com and PhillyGuyTalk.com, online mentoring programs that encourage youth to make better decisions and positive changes in their lives, schools and communities through effective communication. The event takes place on Thursday, Sept. 20, at 6:30 p.m. in the Castle Dining Room. Refreshments will be served.
A Philadelphia native residing in Mt. Airy, Harris is a 2008 Howard University graduate with a BBA in Marketing. She works at the Urban Affairs Coalition as Executive Assistant to the President and the Marketing and Communications Associate where she plays an integral part in supporting the organization’s mission to bring together government, business, neighborhoods, and individual initiatives to improve the quality of life in the region, build wealth in urban communities, and solve emerging issues. Harris serves as a 5th Division Committee person in the 50th ward under the leadership of Councilwoman Marian Tasco. She also serves on the Finley Recreation Center Advisory Council, Chair of the Finley Youth Advisory Council, Vice Chair of the 50th ward 5th division Community Association and is a member of the Covenant Toastmasters. Additionally her passion for working with youth has led her to volunteer with programs such as Heads Up DC, Teenshop Inc., Big Brother Big Sister, and the Achieving Independence Center. In an effort to further extend her ear, heart and advice to the younger generation, Harris founded PhillyGirlTalk.com and PhillyGuyTalk.com.
The Civility in Action Leadership Discussion Series is sponsored by the Office of Institutional Diversity in collaboration with Academic Affairs and the Office of Student Engagement. For more information contact the Office of Institutional Diversity, Taylor Hall room 110 or call 215-572-4088.