Area of Focus: community organizing, Darfur, Holocaust Education, social justice, Sudan
Jenni Currie currently teaches in the history department of C.F. Vigor High School in Prichard, Alabama. In addition to teaching, she is involved with and is a published author with the Freedom Writers Foundation in Long Beach, California, a regional director of the National Conference for Community and Justice, facilitator in an inter-racial dialogue group called Bridges, sponsored by The Quest for Social Justice, a Master Teacher for the Gulf Coast Center for Holocaust and Human Rights Education, and a program volunteer for Camp MASH, a summer camp for children with arthritis sponsored by the Alabama Arthritis Foundation. As a Carl Wilkens Fellow, Ms. Currie hopes to increase the awareness of current issues of genocide in Darfur and empower local communities and national politicians to become involved in the major human rights movement of antigenocide.