Kaite Burkholder Harris
Community Planning Officer
Kaite is the Community Planning Officer at the COH with an aim to work with communities on systems planning. Previously, Kaite was the Project Manager for A Way Home Ottawa, the coalition working to prevent and end youth homelessness through community systems planning in Ottawa. Her years as a community mental health worker in combination with her Master’s in Public Health provide a helpful foundation to tackle the systemic barriers of homelessness, while also understanding how systems impact people experiencing homelessness in everyday life. She is passionate about supporting communities to increasingly realize their collective ability to move towards ending homelessness.