Laura Moye, 10th Grade History Teacher
Laura joined Capital City in August 2014. She is currently pursuing a Master of Arts in History with Teaching Concentration from George Mason University and holds a Bachelor of Arts in History and Political Science from Shorter College. She has attended the National History Day Teacher Workshop and AP World History Summer Institute.
Prior to Capital City, she substitute taught at E.L. Haynes Public Charter School, and spent 15 years with Amnesty International working as the National Death Penalty Abolition Campaign Director (Washington, DC); and in the Southern Region (Atlanta, GA) as the Acting Director, Deputy Director, Field Organizer, and Membership Program Coordinator.
She has worked with student and community activists on a variety of domestic and international human rights issues, including organizing workshops, training institutes and conferences on human rights topics and advocacy skills. She has led advocacy campaigns involving legislative work, media work, public education and coalition-building.
She has received the NAACP Georgia State Conference Woman of Distinction Award and is a member of Phi Alpha Theta, a National History Honors Society.
She speaks conversational French. Her hobbies include traveling and seeing new places in the U.S. and the world. She also enjoys film, photography and the arts.