Southern Vision Alliance Fellows
Moriah Barrow (SVA Operations Fellow)
Moriah Barrow is a Raleigh native and recent graduate of the Human Rights MA program at Central European University in Budapest, Hungary. Her thesis focuses on the complexities of racial profiling by police in the United States and France. Prior to that, she completed her BA at North Carolina State University with a degree in Communication. Always keen to learn something new, Moriah enjoys reading and engaging in conversation with people on all topics of social justice and activism. In her free time, she loves to cook, eat, enjoy the outdoors, and pet any and every dog she can find.
Asher Skeen (SVA Operations Fellow)
Asher is a recent high school graduate with a background in advocacy and music. Born and raised in Durham, Asher spent his senior year of high school leading the Riverside High School Queer-Straight Alliance and beginning work with Bull City Schools United. During this time, Asher gained experience in public speaking and event planning by hosting a Drag Show Fundraiser and running a training on educational safe spaces for the Riverside High School faculty and staff. Asher is also a singer songwriter and has been publicly performing his music since 2014. In January 2015, Asher released his first album, Dark Sheep, and is currently focused on expanding his musical abilities by collaborating with other local artists. Asher is excited to continue using his music as a platform to advocate for social change and greater equality for the LGBTQ+ community.
Daisy Almonte (SVA Operations Fellow)
Daisy Almonte is a sophomore at Duke University where she is studying public policy and history. With roots in rural North Carolina, she was a member of Student Action with Farmworkers’ youth leadership program in high school. Since then, she has interned with them as a communications art intern and now is a member of their board directors. She is an active member of the undergraduate umbrella Latinx student organization, Mi Gente and Duke Student Government, serving as community interactions chair and senator of equity and outreach, respectively. Her goals include establishing a regular, long-term connection between the Durham Latinx community and the Duke undergrad Latinx community as well as making spaces like Duke Student Government more accessible to Latinx students. This semester she is studying human rights through an immersive program and will formulate, research and prepare a major project that examines an issue related to the theme of rights and identities in the Americas.