Cathy Harris is a Watchworthy Whistleblower -- a female to reckon with...Glamour magazine salutes women who've risked it all to do what they knew were right.
- Glamour Magazine
Ms. Harris' actions directly led to changes and as a result, every air traveler in America is safer in the knowledge that he or she is less likely to be an innocent victim of America's war on drugs. The members of this body commend Ms. Cathy Harris and respectfully urge her commendation.
- Georgia House of Representatives
Cathy Harris challenged her employer, the U.S. Customs Service, not only to preserve her integrity, but also to defend the rights and dignity of Black women who travel internationally --- and she won't back down...
- Essence Magazine
Failure was not, is not an option for Cathy Harris. The ordinary woman have gone ahead through an uncharted wilderness and cleared a path for others to follow. She is a visionary, and most importantly, she is just like you and me.
- Upscale Magazine
Harris, who is African-American, is one of the loudest whistleblowers in the U.S. Customs Service.
- The Source Magazine
Atlanta's Whistleblower Cathy Harris is a modern-day Rosa Parks.
- Georgia Sentinel Newspaper, Andre White, Editor
Harris’ story is compelling because she is the rare exception – a whistleblower that made a difference. Many can learn from her, so they can stand a better chance of demonstrating courage without martyrdom.
- Government Accountability Project, Washington, DC
Cathy Harris is an ordinary person with extraordinary courage and hope. She is a courageous resister seeking a better world.
- Smith College, Mickey Glazer, Retired Sociology Professor
There is a real common ground between EEO reprisal victims and whistleblower reprisal victims. Very frequently the issues are overlapping. Ms. Harris was both a discrimination complainant and whistleblower, who stood up and challenged both systems and successfully educated the American public.
- Mark David Conrad, Retired Customs Internal Affairs Manager & Attorney
Cathy Harris whistleblowing activities brought light to a grave situation. She should be commended and Congress needs to prove it is serious by ending second-class status for government whistleblowers.
- Doug Hartnett, Employment Attorney, Washington
Cathy Harris is an individual whose creativity, unbridled talent, ingenuity, strong sense of justice and profound thought is helping others to transcend boundaries and create options. She is a woman who is in the business of uplifting and empowering her community.
- BSI International
Ms. Harris is very candid about her life experiences, and she is definitely not afraid to walk the walk.
- Dare 2 Care Technologies