Jennie Belle was born and raised in Savannah, GA. She moved to Texas for her undergraduate education at Rice University, during which time she studied in Mexico, Peru, and Argentina, and participated in service projects in Central America. After graduation, she moved to Spain for a year to teach English. Jennie then came to North Carolina for a dual degree M.Div./M.S.W. graduate program at Duke Divinity School and UNC-Chapel Hill where her work focused on advocating for farmworkers and organizing churches for social justice. Jennie currently works for the City of Durham doing community engagement work helping the City to build trust with residents and addressing inequities at all levels. Prior to working in local government Jennie worked for the NC Council of Churches and Church World Service. Her mission is to teach people how to better love their neighbors.
|Sat 12:00pm - 12:50pm||How to be a Bridge-Builder in your Neighborhood||Bridge|
|Fri 1:00pm - 1:50pm||Learning from the Pandemic to Create More Equitable Community Engagement||Convo 04|
|Sat 1:00pm - 1:50pm||Learning from the Pandemic to Create More Equitable Community Engagement||Convo 07|