Leah Harris – Long Bio

SPEAKING TRUTH TO POWER

Leah Harris is a mother, storyteller, survivor, and advocate. She has written widely to promote human rights, dignity, healing, and self-determination, and has spoken at advocacy/activist gatherings and conferences including NARPA, Alternatives, and the National Conference on Organized Resistance (NCOR). She has been a guest on Madness Radio and is also Madness Radio’s Technical Director. Her writing has appeared in publications including Off Our Backs: a Women’s Newsjournal, Adbusters.org, CounterPunch, Street Spirit, and theicarusproject.net. Her spoken word album, “Take Refuge,” chronicles her journey from suicidal patient to human rights activist. She is Director of Communications and Development at the National Empowerment Center and lives in the Washington, DC area.

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