Sophie Harris

Sophie is the Robert A. Fox Research & Service Fellow with Providence Community Housing, a nonprofit, affordable housing developer in New Orleans. In that capacity, she serves as the coordinator for the NewCity Neighborhood Partnership, a coalition of over 70 diverse stakeholders in the Tremé/Lafitte, Tulane/Gravier, and 7th Ward neighborhoods that are working to facilitate investment in the neighborhood by exploring opportunities for collaboration, and to create synergy among the more than $3.9 billion of development in healthcare, housing, education, infrastructure, the arts, greenspace, and other amenities already taking place in these neighborhoods. Sophie graduated from the University of Pennsylvania, where she holds a BA in Urban Studies.

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