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Dr. Mildred C. Harris

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Founder, President and Chief Exec...

Local Address: Illinois, United States
God First Ministries Inc
12001 SW 272 Terrace
Homestead , Florida 33032
United States

 
Background

Employment History

Board Memberships and Affiliations

Education

  • B.A. Degree , Education
    DePaul University
  • PhD , Ministry
    International Bible Institute and Seminary
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Dr. Mildred ...
www.thecha.org, 5 Jan 2015 [cached]
Dr. Mildred Harris
Commissioner Mildred C. Harris is a retired schoolteacher, mentor, and ordained minister. She was first appointed to the CHA Board of Commissioners on July 7, 1999, and has since received three reappointments due to her exemplary leadership and continued commitment to CHA improvement.
As a commissioner, Dr. Harris has pioneered and contributed to various CHA-related efforts. She created the "Adopt-A-Senior Building" program, raising hundreds of thousands of dollars to refurnish the sitting areas in more than 57 CHA senior buildings. As a result, CHA received an award lauding the program from the National Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials. Dr. Harris is Founder, President and CEO of God First Church and Ministries, which has contributed well over $40,000 in scholarships for CHA students. She also established a food pantry for CHA senior residents.
Commissioner Harris participates in numerous civic and religious organizations. She serves on the Advisory Board for Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan and on the Advisory Council for Illinois State Treasurer Dan Rutherford; she sits on the Women's Board of the Goodman Theatre, is a life member of the National Council of Negro Women and is an Honorary Board Member of Windows of Opportunity.
Commissioner Harris earned a B.A. Degree in Education from DePaul University in Chicago; an M.A. in Early Childhood from Columbia University in New York ; an M.A. in Human Development from Governor's State University in Park Forest, IL; an M.A. in Pastoral Studies from Loyola University in Chicago; and a PhD in Ministry from the International Bible Institute and Seminary in Plymouth, Fla. She has also completed studies in Real Estate Management.
Dr. Mildred Harris will be the ...
www.journalstandard.com, 18 June 2010 [cached]
Dr. Mildred Harris will be the featured speaker at the annual spring conference for Abundant Life Church in Freeport Saturday night.
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An annual spring conference being held Saturday, June 19, at Abundant Life Christian Deliverance Ministries will be highlighted by Dr. Mildred C. Harris, the founder, pastor and CEO of God First Church and Ministries.
The event will begin at 6 p.m. at the Abundant Life Church, 250 N. Westwood Ave., in Freeport.
Dr. Harris has established chapters of God First Ministries in Atlanta, Chicago, Gary, Nashville and New York City. She has been able to bring people of various backgrounds and cultures together which have included the homeless, seniors, widows, orphans, youth, political leaders and others.
"You name it and more than likely Dr. Harris has in some way or another touched the lives of many others," said Kelvin McGee, who together with his wife, Vicke, pastor the local Abundant Life church.
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Dr. Harris holds three Master of Arts Degrees and a Doctorate in Ministry with honors from the International Bible Institute and Seminary in Plymouth, Florida. Dr. Harris also holds two Honorary Doctorate Degrees.
When Dr. Harris retired from being a Kindergarten Mentor Teacher and working with student teachers from various universities, a wing in the school where she taught was dedicated in her honor.  
Dr. Harris is the author of several books.  Her book entitled Traits of An Intercessor has sold over 10,000 copies and is presently being translated in Spanish.  Dr. Harris has also hosted her own television and radio programs.
Dr. Harris has received numerous awards. She is listed in Who's Who In the World, Who's Who in Black Chicago 2010-2011; Who's Who in the Religious Conference Management 2010-2011. She was voted as one of Chicago's Leading Pastors in 2009 and she was voted into the Seniors Hall of Fame-Mayor's Office- City Hall, Chicago, Illinois.  She received the Jefferson Award from NBC 5 and the Unsung Heroine Award from Mitsubishi Motors. Awards have been bestowed to her by United States presidents, governors, mayors, congressmen and senators.
In private life, Dr. Harris is the daughter of the late Dr. and Mrs. Jordan Clopton.
IV. Centering Thoughts - Commissioner ...
www.thecha.org, 3 April 2014 [cached]
IV. Centering Thoughts - Commissioner Mildred Harris
Commissioner Bios | Chicago Housing Authority
www.thecha.org, 3 April 2014 [cached]
Commissioner Mildred Harris
...
Dr. Mildred Harris
Commissioner Mildred C. Harris is a retired schoolteacher, mentor, and ordained minister. She was first appointed to the CHA Board of Commissioners on July 7, 1999, and has since received three reappointments due to her exemplary leadership and continued commitment to CHA improvement.
As a commissioner, Dr. Harris has pioneered and contributed to various CHA-related efforts. She created the "Adopt-A-Senior Building" program, raising hundreds of thousands of dollars to refurnish the sitting areas in more than 57 CHA senior buildings. As a result, CHA received an award lauding the program from the National Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials. Dr. Harris is Founder, President and CEO of God First Church and Ministries, which has contributed well over $40,000 in scholarships for CHA students. She also established a food pantry for CHA senior residents.
Commissioner Harris participates in numerous civic and religious organizations. She serves on the Advisory Board for Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan and on the Advisory Council for Illinois State Treasurer Dan Rutherford; she sits on the Women's Board of the Goodman Theatre, is a life member of the National Council of Negro Women and is an Honorary Board Member of Windows of Opportunity.
Commissioner Harris earned a B.A. Degree in Education from DePaul University in Chicago; an M.A. in Early Childhood from Columbia University in New York ; an M.A. in Human Development from Governor's State University in Park Forest, IL; an M.A. in Pastoral Studies from Loyola University in Chicago; and a PhD in Ministry from the International Bible Institute and Seminary in Plymouth, Fla. She has also completed studies in Real Estate Management.
Women's Board | Goodman Theatre
www.goodmantheatre.org, 19 July 2014 [cached]
Dr. Mildred C. Harris
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