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About The Episode
Executive Director of non-profit organization New Beginnings Stephanie Harris shares the challenges and highlights of directly serving her community and people experiencing homelessness. With over 1900 homeless children in Lake County, Florida, Harris has her work cut out for her. Harris talks understanding her team’s passions and allowing them to incorporate their faith into what they do.
Stephanie Harris began her journey in the nonprofit sector with the Salvation Army in 2008.
Harris now currently serves as the Executive Vice President and Director of a Central Florida non-profit, New Beginnings. New Beginnings’ strives to empower neighbors in need to live a responsible life by providing life-skills classes, financial mentors, biblical classes and even soon-to-come affordable housing. Stephanie urges community members to understand that homelessness isn’t just the result of laziness, but generational poverty and a series of unfortunate events.