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Tim Harris
Community Outreach Specialist
City of Memphis - Office of Community Affairs
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The Person

  • Born and raised in Memphis, TN.
  • Married with two children.
  • Hobbies : Reading, News Junkie, Sci-fi enthusiast, Cooking
  • Loves spending time with family

Goals: To be a part of the “renaissance” that will bring Memphis together as a strong, vibrant, progressive community at large.

Duties: Community Outreach Specialist – City of Memphis Office of Community Affairs
Acts as a liaison between recognized Neighborhood Associations and various public and private organizations in providing support tools to assist neighborhood groups reach unique goals designed to improve their community.

Develops relationships with community-based organizations to provide, logistical assistance and training to neighborhood groups and leaders.  Compiles and maintains up-to-date data relating to neighborhood lay-outs, resident associations, support providers, and contact persons. 

Works with Mayor’s Citizen Service Center, Housing and Community Development Division, and other City divisions to respond to citizen questions and concerns regarding neighborhood issues. Provides support in planning and implementing various community projects such as neighborhood clean-ups, safety watch program, issue-based summits, and educational workshops.  

Coordinates assistance (with resources from other City divisions) and/or private organizations, in order to best assist neighborhoods and communities.

Education
B.A. Public Relations/ Journalism – University of Memphis - 2003

Workshop: Building Bridges, Affecting Change!

 

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