Deborah has been a volunteer organizer with the NCLCVF PowerUp team since 2015, and in June 2018, joined the staff to continue her work in the community. As a preacher’s kid, she grew up organizing in communities throughout her native Winston-Salem, along with her 8 siblings. She has organized with Democracy NC and NAACP State for Get Out The Vote (GOTV) with the Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II. Deborah loves working with youth, and has done so for over 20 years. She is certified in childcare administration and management from J. Sergeant Reynolds Community College. Her passion is educating and empowering people. She loves singing and the great outdoors.