Chante Harris is an Action Intern at Generation Progress. Chante’s passion for community service and civic engagement stems from hearing stories of her grandmother’s fight for equality in the U.S. as a civil rights activist. She has volunteered with several organizations in the D.C. area such as Latin American Youth Center and Head Start aiming to help in decreasing education inequality in the U.S. She is a proud AmeriCorps member through Jumpstart and has held the positions of coordinator and leader to the Freshman Service Experience and Community Service Learning Program at American University.
Chante is pursuing an interdisciplinary degree in Communication, Legal Institutions, Economics and Government (CLEG). As a native of West Orange, NJ, Chante is always in search for a good bagel and slice of pizza.