Dani MooreDani Moore, Director, Immigrants’ Rights Project, NC Justice Center

Dani Moore grew up in Tarboro, North Carolina, and earned a B.A. in Economics from Wake Forest University and Harvard Divinity School. Currently, she is the Director of the Immigrants’ Rights Project at the North Carolina Justice Center in Raleigh, NC. In this oral history, she talks about her childhood growing up in a poor family in small town, NC. She touches on the perceived interracial differences and complex social structures that surrounded her throughout the early years of her life. Dani’s social advocacy work has focused on a diversity of communities, from work with LGBTQ organizations to those concerned with advancing immigrant rights. In this interview, Moore takes an in-depth look at the controversies that have historically surrounded immigration debates in North Carolina and the United States at large, and reflects on the on-going challenges faced by North Carolina’s communities of immigrants.

 The  interview is available in the Duke Human Rights Archive.