For over 30 years, Kim Harrison, Community Activist, Business Development Consultant and Entrepreneur, has managed political campaigns, local non-profits/businesses; serves as a liaison and Board member of the Anacostia Education Development Corporation, Marshall Heights Community Development Corporation and the William O. Lockridge Community Foundation (WOLCF), the Joint Education, the Ward 8 Democrats; and DC Democratic State Committee respectively; A longtime Education/Student Advocate—established successful Technology, Reading and multiple Extracurricular, Latchkey and In/After-school programs at several DC Public Schools—Designed Teen Parent and Truancy Prevention—Home Visit, Dropout/Reentry, Mentoring, Tutoring programs; Former DCPS Paraprofessional/Teacher.
Public Relations / Communications expert—promoted the return of the DC 2012 Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Parade in Ward 8, former PR Executive Assistant at CNN News; Director of Consumers In Public Education, Technology Activities Program, Working in the Spirit of Excellence, Inc.—implemented College/Scholarship Prep/Assistance, Career and Workforce Development Programs. Affiliated with Timothy Dawkins EL Project; Handled PR/Communications for Ward 8 School Board Rep Trayon White, Concerned Parents for Action Committee; and current Advisor, Public Relations Chair, and Founding member of the Coalition of Concerned Mothers.