Princess TItus-Haley is a teacher, mother, a healer and a community organizer. Originally from Chicago, she arrived in the Twin Cities 27 years ago on the third wave of migration for African Americans and has been a resident of North Minneapolis for 25 years. She acknowledges that she is a descendant of stolen people on stolen land.
She enjoys designing integrated experiential learning opportunities to promote thought in the community especially around personal liberation and healing. Princess likes to paint, write, perform spoken word, and blow bubbles to help her de stress. Princess values accountability, compassion, appreciation, and laughter.
She is an IDEA Fellow with the Association of Fundraising Professionals, a founding member of the Environmental Justice Community Coalition (EJCC), and a co-founder of Standard Edition Women and Appetite For Change. Her community organizing training with Voices for Racial Justice and Neighborhoods Organizing for Change laid the foundation for her to serve as a past Mayoral Appointee for the Upper Harbor Terminal Community Advisory Committee, she also serves on the Steering Committee with Fostering African Americans in Total Health (FAITH), a partner with Hue-MAN Partnership, and a member of the Twin Cities Black Women Writing Collective.
Princess is most proud of her GED, she earned a Bachelor of Arts in Early Childhood Education from Metropolitan State University. She also earned a Global Career Development license from Normandale Community College and an Executive Certificate in Fundraising from the University of St. Thomas. However, she says it was the skills that she learned becoming a Life Coach and Addiction Counselor that have supported her personal healing journey.