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Mike Brand

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Mike Brand is a human rights, conflict prevention, and peacebuilding professional with over a decade of experience in policy, advocacy, organizing, and informal education. Throughout his career, Mike has worked for various NGOs in the US, Rwanda and South Sudan, and has done fieldwork in the Democratic Republic of the Congo and Uganda. Mike supports civil society organizations and diaspora networks in developing and achieving

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Myra Daghaypaw

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Myra Dahgaypaw is the Policy Adviser/Interim Executive Director for U.S. Campaign for Burma. She is a Karen human rights activist from Karen State, Eastern Burma. She was an internally displaced person for about 12 years and a refugee for 17 years until she resettled to the United States. Myra has lost many family members and friends to the brutality of Burma’s military regime. Since

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Gloria Crist

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Gloria Crist has been working for human rights for many years. Her background includes several years working in Newark – first as a community organizer and later as executive director of a non-profit organization focused on using culture to revive the inner city. She also has ten years of corporate experience, with a special focus on operational and strategic planning. In 2004, she co-founded

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Joshua Prager

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Josh Prager has a deep background in community organizing, from involvement with Ohioans to Stop Executions, to the Sierra Club, to Obama for America, and a facility in politics that earned him an internship at US Senator Sherrod Brown’s office in 2009. Equipped with these skills and compelled by a family history that is tied to the Holocaust, Josh has prioritized lobbying Congressional offices in Ohio and in

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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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Karine Birazian Shnorhokian

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As the granddaughter of survivors of the Armenian Genocide and as the daughter of refugees from Turkey, Karine Birazian Shnorhokian draws strength and inspiration from her family history, and she is dedicated to ensuring that their past is never forgotten. She is the former Eastern Region Director for the Armenian National Committee of America (ANCA). To date, Karine has built coalitions with various human

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Kutina Williams

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Kutina Williams is an attorney and Diversity Fellow at the Charleston School of Law. She is state chair for CARE USA, an international humanitarian organization based in Atlanta. In this capacity, she lobbies federal lawmakers on the eradication of global poverty by promoting sound foreign aid policies and by addressing the health and educational needs of women and girls globally. She has a passion

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Lindsey Wilkes

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Lindsey Wilkes incorporated GENed Foundation in February of 2007 and began educating students about genocide and Darfur shortly thereafter. Since then, she has spoken to thousands of people at universities, churches and civic organizations. Also in 2007, Lindsey co-founded the Darfur Action Group of SC and now serves on the Board of Directors. As part of her Carl Wilkens Fellowship, Lindsey empowered her Key

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