Warinda Harris

Organizer at Central Texas Interfaith

Warinda Harris is an organizer with Central Texas Interfaith (CTI), a non-partisan, multi-issue coalition of 50 congregations, schools, worker organizations, public health clinics and non-profits that work together to address issues affecting the wellbeing of families and neighborhoods across Central Texas. Drawing upon 20+ years’ experience in interviewing, investigation and storytelling, Warinda identifies, develops and promotes community leaders, training them to share and shape their stories and build connection with others in order to implement public action. Her most recent work includes coordination of CTI’s partnership with the local school district to explore equitable access to Austin’s green spaces. Warinda earned a BA in English from Brandeis University and a University of Michigan Rackham Merit Fellowship. Warinda is a 2023 Edna and Laurence Williams National Organizing Fellowship recipient through Community Coalition. She also co-authored “Organizing within an HBCU: Huston-Tillotson University and Central Texas Interfaith” in Freedom Schools: A Journal of Democracy & Community (The University of Texas Press, 2024)


Power Sharing with Community-based Organizations: Lessons from the P3 Cohort

Monday, June 24
2:15 PM - 3:30 PM