…Mr. Harris told himself visions are one thought away from prevailing success. His passion is his life’s journey of helping people overcome obstacles and barrier’s.
Mr. D. Harris was hired as a Case Manager for Children Aid Society February 2014. He was hired in to Case Manage Detroit Eastern District Initiative.
Children Aid Society was in collaboration with Detroit Crime Commission to manage the case loads of Detroit Eastern probationers with crimes less than gun cases.
Mr. Harris was trained in case management. He managed at least 20 cases at a time. He was efficient and effective. Upon meeting offenders in the Detroit Detention Center, he would do an Intake assessment thereafter; he would determine who was eligible for the program. An appointment is then scheduled with the offenders to do a follow-up form the assessment. Mr. Harris transported offenders to their appointments. Mr. Harris would make weekly contacts with the offenders and note their progresses.
As Case Management, Mr. Harris would also advocate for offenders at their court hearings, helping the offenders obtain jobs, housing, drug treatment and counseling etc.
Mr. Harris also facilitated a group he founded within Detroit Eastern District Initiative dubbed “Y.E.L.L. Group.” It started with 17 Detroit/Eastern District children. The group focused on encouraging children to dare and do wondrous things through self-esteem, conflict resolution and restorative practice groups.
Mr. Harris also transported children to the Detroit museum, Detroit Pistons basketball games, Detroit Zoo and a host of other venues.
Mr. Harris was transferred within Children’s Aid Society to Detroit Ceasefire for case management. Mr. Harris case managed 50 gang members from Detroit East side. Mr. Harris facilitated a group dubbed “Strengthening Brothers” support group. The group was made of all Ceasefire Call in participants. The participant was helped with housing, jobs and drug counseling.
ATTENDED SPRING ARBOR UNIVERSITY AND
OAKLAND COMMUNITY COLLEGE
PRODUCTION WORKER AT GALACIER ICE COMPANY
ASBESTOS ABATEMENT (HBC.INC)
SECURITY GUARD AT INKSTER HIGH SCHOOL.
FRIDAY’S RESTARANT SAUT’E COOK.
CASE MANAGER FOR CHILDREN’S AID SOCIETY (DETROIT EASTERN DISTRICT INITITIVE AND CEASEFIRE.
ASBESTOS ABATEMENT (BBEK).
Strength and conditioning Coach for AAU Top Ten girls basketball
And Ypsilanti girls basketball
Founder and Creator of:
THE CHOICE OUT-REACH PROGRAM
LET’S GET IT FITNESS PROGRAM
Spoke at the Lansing Juvenile Detention Facility, Oakland Community College, South University, Rescue My Son Youth mentorship program. I also spoke at Macomb Correctional Facility and Chippewa Correctional Facility. Key Note speaker for Keep The School Safe Tour
*He spoke in behalf of Ceasefire and *Detroit Eastern District Initiative. He did special presentations on many fronts: Lawton, Chrysler and Algonquin Parole and Probation officers. Presentation with the *Chief Judge and Judges in Frank Murphy Hall of Justice for Detroit Eastern District Initiative. Lead organizer of Children’s Aid Society’s Walk/Run on Belle Isle. Creator of Y.E.L.L. Youth Mentorship program.
President and Co-founder of Icon 10-
President and Co-founder of Innocence maintained-
Key note speaker for:
Keep The School Safe Tour. 2018-
Keep The School Safe
Black Tie Gala