Name: Lakeisha Harris
Job Title at LGBT Life Center: Housing Case Manager
Where’d you come from and what’d you do there? I have previously worked as Case Manager with Second Chances and Stanhope House in Norfolk, Virginia.
I’m here to help you with: Housing and encouraging self-sufficiency.
How did you become interested in this job/type of work? I am familiar with the organization from a friend who happens to be an employee. Furthermore, I have always been interested in helping the community and have helped many directly from my home for years. However; I decided to pursue my career in Human Services so that I can help people from a professional stand point rather than from my personal residence with skill and competence.
What’s an interesting thing about you that most people don’t know? I really enjoy music and singing and was a previous member of Norfolk State theater company.
What excites you about joining the LGBT Life Center Team? I really enjoy the culture of the organization. I felt welcome from the first day and comfortable being myself.
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