Co-Founder, Director of Education
Aurora Harris is a community activist, educator, poet, multicultural expert and advocate of children, particularly those with special needs. Aurora is a native Detroiter with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Sociology from Wayne State University and a Master of Arts Degree in Social Foundations in Education from Eastern Michigan University.
Ms. Harris is a Lecturer II at the University of Michigan Dearborn, where she teaches both introductory and advanced level courses in topics including African American Literature, Twentieth Century African American Literature, writing and creative writing.
With WTPD, Aurora’s focus is education. She serves as the Director of Education, educating the public and victims of water shutoffs on lead poisoning and other health related issues arising from high lead levels or no access to water.