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Charice joined Highlander’s Education Team in September 2017. She is from East Gadsden, Alabama and has lived in Knoxville, Tennessee since 2003. She first became involved with Highlander through the Seeds of Fire program’s “Living Legacy Tour” in the summer of 2017. Previously, she began a food justice and garden program at Inskip Elementary in Knoxville and has provided in-home mental, behavioral, and emotional counseling for low-income youth and families in rural communities. She also collaborated in the founding of the Knoxville chapter of Black Lives Matter. She is on the board of KnowHow Knoxville and has coordinated Knoxville’s Girls’ Rock Camp and food justice camps. At Highlander, Charice is primarily working with the Appalachian Transition Fellowship.