Delia Harrington
Year
2019
Chapter
Position
Boston Health Care for the Homeless Program, Communications Manager

With a background in human rights and grassroots organizing, Delia Harrington is an activist, feminist cultural critic, and nonprofit communications professional working to bring about social change through storytelling.
 

A native of Massachusetts, Delia has volunteered with Boston Area Rape Crisis Center since 2012, focusing on prevention through community education. Delia has spoken on issues of sexual violence at conferences, workshops, protests and even televised rallies to audiences ranging from fraternities and law students to military personnel and members of the media.
Delia has previously worked at Amnesty International, her alma mater Northeastern University, Harvard Law School, and financial inclusion nonprofit Accion, often introducing new social media channels or other digital platforms. Her work and studies have taken her to Cuba, Egypt, Benin, Uganda, Kenya, Greece, the Dominican Republic, and Qatar, among other countries.

 

Currently, Delia works as the Communications Manager at Boston Health Care for the Homeless Program, telling the story of the more than 11,000 patients treated by highly skilled clinicians at over 45 locations throughout the greater Boston area. Delia also works as a freelance writer focusing on the intersection of politics, pop culture, and gender. Her writing has appeared in DAME Magazine, Ravishly, Hello Giggles, The Mary Sue, Den of Geek, to name a few.