Area of Focus: Darfur, education, High School, Holocaust Education, Sudan, Youth
Location: Arizona, Gilbert, Phoenix
Kim Klett is an English teacher at Dobson High School in Mesa, Arizona, where she teaches A.P. Literature and Holocaust Literature. Kim is also a Regional Educator for the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, conducting workshops for teachers throughout the Southwest region. She is the sponsor of her school’s ADL’s A World of Difference peer training program. Kim has worked to bring many speakers and presenters to Dobson High, and is active with groups in the Valley such as ADL, the Bureau of Jewish Education, the Lost Boys Center, the Phoenix Holocaust Survivors’ Association, and Chandler’s Center for Holocaust Education and Human Dignity. Kim has utilized her Carl Wilkens Fellowship to build the capacity of the Phoenix-based Darfur and Beyond, a non-profit organization dedicated to anti-genocide movement activism, and to build a coalition of local entities committed to advancing global justice and human rights.