Matthew Harris is a graduate of Oberlin College where he served on the Oberlin College Student Senate. He was also passionately involved in representative politics and hopes to one day serve in elected office. Thus far, in conjunction with three fellow high school graduates, Matthew has founded a political organization that has held numerous voter registration drives, a debate for local politicians, as well as worked with his cities municipal government to help confront important issues in his community. On the Oberlin College Student Senate Matthew strongly endorsed the creation of the Office of Student Communication, a student run office designed to centralize campus wide communication through digital signage monitors. Matthew is in the NYC Urban Fellows Program.