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Hector Hernandez Arroyo

Hector Hernandez-Arroyo and is a Senior majoring in Business Administration with a Concentration in Management. During a pandemic in 2020, Hector felt there was a need to motivate his peers to keep going despite the circumstances. He Co-Founded the Association of Latino Professionals for America (ALPFA) here at UNCG. This … Continued

Erica Wrencher

Caring for myself is not self-indulgence, it is self-preservation, and that is an act of political warfare. -audre lorde  Erica is a public educator, speaker, vocalist, and activist working with young folx, churches, and neighborhoods to build beloved communities. Her teaching and faith-rooted community leadership spans urban and rural contexts … Continued

Josette Ferguson

Josette Ferguson is a second-year doctoral student at UNCG, where they are earning their PhD in Educational Studies with a concentration in Cultural Foundations. While earning their PhD, Josette also works full-time as the Special Projects and Research Associate for Advance Carolina, which is a non-profit that builds black political … Continued

Noor Ghazi

Noor Ghazi, Peace Activist, this is how she likes to be known. She holds a master’s degree in Peace and Conflict Studies from UNCG with concentration in International Peace development. She is currently a Lecturer of Arabic language at UNCG, an instructor of Arabic and Humanities at Durham Technical Community … Continued

Azaria Gadson

Azaria G. is a curious and interdisciplinary performance artist and researcher who is currently studying dance performance and choreography at University of North Carolina Greensboro. With focus in both dance and visual art, she has curated original works Sexual Revolution and Find Your Wings involving her interest in intersectional experiences … Continued

Jurne Smith

Jurne Smith is a Dance/Choreography and Performance Paradigm Executive Director. She uses her passion for Dance as a tool and platform to express and open up meaningful conversations around the history and necessity of Black women in society, and the overwhelming effect of activism on youth. She often works in … Continued

Marisa Gonzalez

Marisa Gonzalez is a Greensboro native with raíces Mexicanas. She was raised by her mother, who was undocumented and grew up in the immigrant multicultural ‘poor’ side of town. These experiences from a young age influenced her advocacy work in her community, in particular pertaining to higher education.  Marisa is an educator … Continued

H’Yua (Liana) Adrong

Liana Adrong was 13-years-old when she and her family left Vietnam as refugees. Liana’s family identify as Montagnards, a French term for “mountain people.” Montagnards include a number of Indigenous tribes from the Highlands of Vietnam. She learned much of this history, not in school, but from elders in her … Continued

Chimeri Anazia

Chimeri Anazia, a senior majoring in kinesiology, wants to inspire and advocate for the next generation. Motivated by the unjust murders of Black people by police, Anazia uses her voice, her platform on social media, and her art as vehicles to amplify Black voices and fight for racial equity. Most recently, … Continued

Yathrip Abdelgadir

Yathrip Abdelgadir and her family moved to the U.S. from Sudan in 2000 and have lived in Greensboro for the past 21 years. Yathrip completed her undergraduate degree at UNCG, where she received her Bachelor of Arts in religious studies and political science with a concentration in global politics.  After graduating, she joined AmeriCorps VISTA with … Continued