Meisha McDaniel ’09, graduate with a major in Community and Justice Studies and a minor in Non-Profit Management, is a Fellow at the Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Prior to this position, she researched community-scale energy efficiency and renewable generation through Climate Corps Bay Area, an innovative AmeriCorps pilot program with the Marin Community Foundation in Novato, California. Before going to the Marin Community Foundation, she was awarded a Bill Emerson National Hunger Fellowship, which allowed her to work with two nonprofits in the Washington, DC area (Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies and DC Hunger Solutions), crafting local and national policy analysis and recommendations.
Barbara Sonner ’11, graduate with a double-major in Community & Justice Studies and Sociology & Anthropology, works with the Servant Center, a non-profit organization in Greensboro serving homeless and disabled men. She and fellow Guilford graduate, Kevin Smith ’08, have co-produced and directed a film, Let’s Lose Our House: A Modern Foreclosure Tale on the foreclosure crisis. The film premiered at the historic Carolina Theater in downtown Greensboro in March 2012.