About Us

e’Marcus Harper-Short (he/him)

Human Resources Manager

e’Marcus brings to URGE over 10+ years of experience providing administrative and HR support fostering the success and sustainability of grassroots organizations, 20+ years of experience working with youth led organizations that uses music and theater to promote non-violent conflict resolution and the empowerment of young people, and over 30 years ago, joined the fight for resources and services for people of color in the LGBTQ+ community living with HIV/AIDS. e’Marcus is also a United States Special Arts Envoy who travels globally at the request of US Embassies, leading lectures, concerts, linguistic workshops, and other productions, to promote the musical and theatrical contributions of African-Americans to American culture. e’Marcus uses he/him pronouns.