1 Million Cups Featuring Jasmine Harris

Jasmine L. Harris, MPH, CHES is a Public Health Professional who is passionate about criminal and justice reform, social justice issues, and women’s rights. She has been involved with promoting change in the Omaha community through her advocacy and civic engagement efforts to heighten awareness of the barriers people with criminal histories face and the importance of involvement in the legislative and democratic processes of our state.

Jasmine is the Post-Release Program Manager for Defy Ventures Nebraska. She is also active in the community where she is the Vice President for the Nebraska Unity PAC; Chair for the Urban League of Nebraska Young Professionals’ Civic Engagement Committee; Assistant Secretary for the North Omaha Community Care Council; Member-at-Large for Policy, Research, and Innovation (PRI); and part of the Womens Fund of Omaha Circles where she is also a member of the 2018 Leadership Team. Jasmine was a regular contributor for the Omaha Star where she wrote a monthly opinion column titled Unapologetically Opinionated. She also founded WayMaker, LLC, a small business whose mission is to restore faith in second chances. Jasmine has also been selected as one of the 2017 Ten Outstanding Young Omahans.