Mickee Harrison

Civic Engagement and Training Coordinator

Mickee Harrison was born and raised on Chicago’s North Side but has lived and worked in Knoxville, TN for the past 20 years. Mickee is a masters level social worker who has dedicated much of her career to serving youth and young adults. Mickee is passionate about systems change and social justice from a grassroots perspective and using popular education techniques. Mickee’s work has included Racial Equity and Healing research with the Highlander Research and Education Center; Network of Ensemble Theaters Microfest Fellow (examining the intersectionality of the arts and social justice); developing ACT curriculum and sessions for youth who cannot afford private tutors and coaching girls basketball. Mickee studied Sociology to obtain a bachelor’s degree and social work to obtain her MSSW, both from the University of Tennessee-Knoxville.