Annabell Knapp currently serves as our Kingian Nonviolence Fellow, but previously served as our Palestine Justice Intern. She reflects on On Earth Peace's impact in her life during her internship and fellowship. Annabell is a graduate of Bridgewater College (VA) and has recently finished her MA in politics, development and the Global South at Goldsmiths, University of London. She is starting her PhD in politics where she is researching decolonization, development and NGOs. Annabell plans to continue her work with grassroots activists in the Global South working in nonviolent movements.
What would you like people to know about OEP and yourself?
OEP has been an amazing organization the grow and learn more about the nonviolence, social justice and about the field! I am so happy to work with OEP and with all the wonderful staff and other interns too!
Why are you drawn/applied to On Earth Peace?
I was first drawn to OEP because of their beliefs in nonviolence and social justice.
What are the favorite project/s that you worked on?
My current favorite project that I am working on is the 1000 Brethren project where I am working to get the Church of the Brethren more connected with KNV. Another project I enjoyed working on is my legislative advocacy work I did as the Palestine Justice Organizer!
How has OEP affected your outlook/future aspirations?
OEP has reaffirmed my commitment to working with nonprofits and nonviolent social movements! I plan on continuing this work for the foreseeable future!