A lifelong Methodist, Allison is a career journalist who writes mostly about agriculture, international development and environmental sustainability. She began working with youth programs in the Methodist church in 2012 and has a deep commitment to empowering the poor and advocating for social justice.
She holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees from the University of Georgia and currently coordinates communications for USAID’s peanut innovation program in the U.S., Africa and Haiti.
She and her husband Bill live in Normaltown with their loyal cattle dog, Dottie, and goofy mutt, Alex.
Reach Allison at OconeeStreetUMCyouth@gmail.com.