Brittany Harley

Brittany Harley
JSK Community Impact Fellow
community engagement reporter, WBGO
Newark, New Jersey

Brittany Harley is a JSK Community Impact Fellow and is a strategist, movement builder and youth organizer committed to creating impactful experiences to inspire and create change. She collaborates with artists, entrepreneurs, and community members to design experiences and launch products and projects into the world. Most recently, she launched Book-A-Youngin, an organization that enrolls mentors for young people and activates local economies to provide paid learning opportunities in alignment with their personal passions. A native of Newark, Harley collaborates with school leaders to develop and design school-based programming for young people with a focus on self-development and thriving. She has supported programming and engagement in more than 10 schools, including Malcolm X Shabazz High School. Harley joined WBGO’s news team in July 2019 as the News Voices Fellow to increase community access and engagement with the newsroom. Currently, as the community engagement reporter, she ensures Newark residents’ perspectives, experiences and expertise are better reflected in news coverage of the city.

bharley@stanford.edu