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Mickeeya Harrison

Senior Fellows Project Coordinator

Mickee(ya) is a master’s-level social worker who has dedicated much of her career to serving youth and young adults in leadership development, foster care and mentorship. In addition to her project coordinating role at AYLF, she is a part-time professor at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, College of Social Work, teaching macro-level social work, social-welfare policies and substance abuse. Passionate about systems change and social justice from a grassroots perspective, Mickee was most recently the civic engagement and curriculum director with Opportunity Youth United. Prior to that, she was a Network of Ensemble Theaters fellow, examining the intersectionality of the arts and social justice, and did racial equity and healing research with the Highlander Research and Education Center. Mickee has a bachelor’s degree in sociology and a master’s in social work from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville.