Leah Harris

Leah Harris (they/them) is a queer, mad and disabled writer, facilitator whose thinking and work is influenced by abolitionist and disability justice movements led by Queer and Trans, Black, Indigenous, and People of Color. Leah has written on policy and advocacy issues around suicide, disability, and mental health for the Disability Visibility Project, Mad in America, The Philadelphia Enquirer, and The Huffington Post. Leah facilitates workshops and trainings for peer workers and peer-run organizations on trauma-informed approaches, navigating grief and loss, and social-justice strategies for resisting “burnout.” Leah is a white, Ashkenazi Jewish settler based in unceded Manahoac lands in so-called Northern Virginia.