Angelica Harris is a successful author, historian, entrepreneur, advocate and speaker. Her journey to disempower illiteracy and abuse began in 2005, with the opening of the Excalibur Reading Program, a non-profit organization that brings the importance of education, and the arts to all children, young adults and adults continuing their educations, as well as to organizations dedicated to children with special needs. The agency was named after her Excalibur Book Series. With the writing of her memoir, Living With Rage: A Quest for Solace, she is now using her story to build a community of victors that will fight illiteracy, domestic violence and help others—and one another—find healing.
Harris also works outside of her center with ‘at risk youths’ to redirect their lives. Within the Unicorn Project-Raven’s Hope and her speaking, she offers victims of abuse support and resources’ to help them overcome their issues.
Harris was honored in September 2012 by her Kiwanis Club of Glendale, NY with the Every Day Heroes Award, along with citations from State Senator Joseph P. Addabbo Jr., and Council Member Elizabeth Crowley for her dedication to her Excalibur Reading Program and her special youth programs. On December 14th 2013, Angelica, was awarded the City Council Citation Community Service Award by the Royal People Group from Councilmember Ruben Wills, and the Certificate of Special Congressional Recognition from Gregory W. Meeks, Member of Congress.