Meet Our Volunteer Staff!

Allegra Jordan

Innovation and Development

Allegra Jordan is an author and global innovation consultant. She led marketing at, handled crisis communications for the Enron investigation, and has taught innovation in 16 countries on five continents. Her articles, cases and book reviews have appeared in USA Today, TEDx, and in publications by Duke, Harvard and UT-Austin.  A graduate with honors of Harvard Business School, she has been named a top executive under 40 in Austin, Texas and Birmingham, Alabama. She is the author of the best-selling novels The End of Innocence (Sourcebooks 2014) and Harvard 1914 (Gold Gable Press, 2012).


Christine Weerts

Partnerships and Development

Christine S. Weerts has 15 years' experience in nonprofit fundraising and serves as special advisor to several ministries across Alabama and in New Orleans. A resident of Selma, she is author of Heros of Faith: Rosa Young, a profile on the founder of Lutheran black ministry in central Alabama, and is working on profiles of accomplished Lutheran African Americans in Alabama. BA, Butler University; MA, Concordia University Chicago.

Angela Hatcher

Social Media and Development

Atlanta native Angela Hatcher holds a B.A in sociology and minor in philosophy from Howard University. She has worked in donor relations, content development, and policy research in environmental justice in Washington D.C. The granddaughter of a Selma native who served in the Selma Public Schools, her connection to Selma runs deep.



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