Ron Harris

Chief Resilience Officer, City of Minneapolis; Community Advisor, Jay & Rose Phillips Family Foundation

Ron Harris is a black millennial focused on political involvement, civic/shareholder engagement, and philanthropy being the best opportunities to improve people’s lives. He got his start volunteering for then Senator Barack Obama’s campaign for president, and has been involved in different capacities ever since. He played a significant role in the passage and adoption of raising the minimum wage and providing paid sick time to virtually every worker in Minneapolis. He is currently on the Democratic National Committee as the Chairman of the Midwestern Caucus and serves on the highest governing body of the DNC. In his full time capacity, Ron serves as the Chief Resilience Officer for the City of Minneapolis. Ron is also involved in leadership development, consulting, and helping to start the region’s only black-led credit union, Village Financial, and also serves as its Board Chair.

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2020 Trustee Education Institute

Posted on December 22, 2019 by Christopher Fletcher, Jennifer Davis, Robin Snidow, Laura Collins, Paul Liu, Greg Ratliff, Kathleen Simpson, Tamara Larsen, Dana Lanza, Shaady Salehi

past TEI attendees
Attendees, please visit the event website for the most up-to-date agenda and Zoom links. The website passcode was emailed to all registrants. NCFP’s Trustee Education Institute provides a comprehensive introduction to important legal, investment, ethical, grantmaking, and family dynamics issues facing family foundation board members. Featuring a faculty made up of donors, board members, and highly respected philanthropy experts, this… Read More

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