Adriane Bond Harris is the Director of Connecting Capital of Community at the Center for Community Investment. Prior to CCI, Adriane was Chief of Staff with the Green & Healthy Homes Initiative (GHHI), focused primarily on the preservation of healthy housing using innovative, multi-sector financing and a direct services model used in Baltimore, MD and cities across the country. Adriane worked in affordable housing and community development programs for over fifteen years in Metro Nashville-Davidson County, TN, including directing the Mayor’s Office of Housing, focused on countywide housing policy and initiatives. She has direct experience consulting with governments, nonprofit organizations, and small businesses in grant funding and programming through her consulting firm and as a program manager for a local CDFI. Adriane has a Master of Urban and Regional Planning from the University of Tennessee-Knoxville and a Bachelor of Science from Middle Tennessee State University.
During the Fellowship
Adriane created an action plan for mixed-income housing and an economic opportunity plan for existing residents aimed at preventing displacement in an area of Nashville that is experiencing tremendous growth and redevelopment.