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Terrius Harris

Indigenous Business & Partnerships Coordinator, American Sustainable Business Network

Chicago, IL

Empowering Indigenous-led, community-based economic development, entrepreneurship, and environmental conservation through a community-driven approach.

Terrius Harris is the Indigenous business and partnerships coordinator at the American Sustainable Business Network, where he works to address economic and social inequality in Indigenous communities. In this role, he helped negotiate an agreement with the Department of the Interior to support tribally-led community-based economic development, entrepreneurship, and conservation initiatives. Terrius intends to use the resources of the Scholars program to develop guides for forming effective partnerships between Indigenous communities and the private sector and bring greater understanding and context to economic and social development possibilities in Indian Country to help lead Tribal Nations towards self-sustenance.

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