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Jan Arnow

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Jan Arnow is a conscientious and energetic pioneer and a recognized authority in the fields of multicultural education, prejudice reduction, violence abatement and grassroots program design and mobilization. Her speaking and consulting engagements within these fields have included the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C., the DeYoung Museum in San Francisco, California, the American Academies of Psychoanalysis and Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, as well as

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Rebecca Davis

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Rebecca Davis is the founder and Artistic Director of the not-for-profit organization The Rebecca Davis Dance Company (RDDC) in Philadelphia. The Company presents original, narrative ballets based on history, literature and social issues. Their repertoire includes “Darfur” and “Greed: The Tale of Enron”. After creating the 2008 production entitled DARFUR, Rebecca began traveling to post-genocide countries to examine the effects of ethnic conflict and

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Katrina Field

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Katrina Field was only a high school student when she began drafting letters and petitions appealing to the White House and the United Nations to take action in Rwanda and former Yugoslavia. Later, as an adult college student in 2005, she discovered STAND (Students Taking Action Now: Darfur) and established a chapter at her university. From 2007-2009, she served as STAND’s State Outreach Coordinator

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Renee Lewis

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Renee Lewis has worked professionally as an advocate for children and families. Her commitment to the antigenocide movement developed when she learned about the 1994 genocide in Rwanda and the ongoing violence in Darfur. Since that time, Renee has started a Save Darfur group in her community of Bloomington/Normal Illinois to raise awareness of and to provide education about the crisis in Darfur. Renee

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Njeru Nthigah

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Njeru Nthigah is an entrepreneur and a devoted human rights activist. He first became interested in helping to end any current and/or prevent any possible future genocide after learning about the Rwanda atrocities. Over the years, he has actively been involved in anti-genocide activism including writing letters and participating in petition campaigns targeting the White House, US Congress and the United Nations. Njeru used

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Michael Pertnoy

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As founder of Righteous Pictures, a film and new media production company, Michael Pertnoy is dedicated to developing creative and innovative community-based projects to educate, engage, cultivate and foster social change. His film, The Last Survivor, which helped to launch the first ever Genocide Prevention and Awareness Month in April 2009, tells the story of survivors of four different genocides who have become active

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Joshua Schreier

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Joshua Schreier grew up near Hartford, CT and graduated from the University of Connecticut in 2007 where he now works as an Academic Assistant. He is currently the Media Relations Representative at the Connecticut Coalition to Save Darfur, a member of the Genocide Intervention Network, and an active organizer and advocate for human rights. Josh first became interested in working to prevent genocide around

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