Harris Salim (they/them/theirs) is the Communications Manager at Immigration Equality. They assist in the organization’s communication strategy by featuring our clients’ stories across a variety of platforms and keeping our supporters informed about the work we do.
Prior to joining Immigration Equality, Harris worked for The Renaissance Collaborative in Chicago. There, they worked to develop affordable and supportive housing in south Chicago communities while gaining experience in public policy, urban planning, workforce development, and uplifting disenfranchised communities.
Harris’ previous experience in social activism is supported by academic interests including research in the rhetoric of neoliberalism, political economy, and urban planning.
Harris holds a B.A. in Communication Studies with a Rhetorical Studies focus from DePaul University and is fluent in Urdu.