Program Assistant, Strategic Advocacy
Annie is thrilled to be working with Alicia McBride and Jim Cason focusing on public engagement and Quaker outreach. Hailing from State College, PA, Annie graduated from Haverford College in May 2012 with a BA in Religion. In her senior thesis she examined the importance of community in sustaining social activism and investigated Quaker social witness as a successful example of sustainable activism.
After graduation, Annie spent the summer serving as Friend in Residence for the Mexico City Monthly Meeting, funded by a grant from the Clarence and Lilly Pickett Endowment for Quaker Leadership. This was a return trip for Annie, who spent the summer of 2011 as a volunteer at the Casa de los Amigos, a Quaker center for peace and international understanding and home of Mexico City's Quaker community.
Annie comes from a Quaker family, completed Pendle Hill's Young Adult Leadership Development program in the summer of 2010, and called Quaker House home for her final year and a half at Haverford. These experiences deepened her commitment to Quaker faith and practice, and affirmed her resolve to work on social justice issues.
Exchanging stories, questions, and ideas is perhaps Annie's favorite way to spend time. When she's lucky, such exchanges may take place on a walk through a beautiful place, with a new friend in a new city, over a communally cooked meal, or even in Spanish. Annie loves traveling and exploring, and is excited about the prospect of spending a year getting to know DC.Learn more about FCNL's internship program. See what Annie has been writing on Of Peace and Politics.