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Katie Huerter

Katie Huerter

Middle East Peace Building Associate

American Friends Service Committee

Greater Omaha Area, us

Katie Huerter is the Middle East Peace Building Associate for the American Friends Service Committee (AFSC). She currently directs and facilitates AFSC’s Middle East Peace Education Project, providing information forums and building support for a just foreign policy toward Israel-Palestine throughout the U.S. Midwest Region, ...

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American Friends Service Committee

Middle East Peace Building Associate

As AFSC's Middle East Peace Building Associate, Katie serves in various capacities in AFSC's Israel-Palestine programs. She currently directs several national projects, campaigns and events working as part of AFSC's Israel-Palestine Joint Program. Katie has organized dozens of speaking tours, conferences, workshops, advocacy campaigns, and educational programs about the Middle East both before and throughout her employment with AFSC. Her first visit to Israel and Palestine was in 2011 with Interfaith Peace Builders. She has since both organized and participated in delegations to the Middle East, most recently in May, 2014 and May 2016.

In May 2014 and 2016, Katie visited AFSC’s offices in Gaza and the West Bank, whose work is focused on supporting Palestinian youth cohesion across Gaza, the West Bank and Israel, and supporting efforts to end the occupation of Palestinian territory, including actively opposing the militarization of Israeli society.

Katie has extensive experience working with national and international organizations, political representatives, allied social justice organizations and coalition movements (i.e. Black Lives Matter, Women's Groups, etc.), including strategizing, organizing and implementing successful and strategic movement building events, campaigns, resources, and more.

Katie has directed and collaborated on multiple national and international projects and campaigns with AFSC's allied NGOs including: the US Campaign, Defense for Children International-Palestine (DCI-Palestine), Amnesty International, Human Rights Watch, FOSNA, JVP and more. Project have included; leading AFSC's collaboration on their first Congressional Briefing focused on Child Detention (June 2, 2015), organizing as AFSC's national director, AFSC's 2015 US National Speaking Tour featuring Palestinian youth from Gaza and the West Bank, strategizing and organizing in collaboration with multiple International NGOs annual Ecumenical Advocacy Days in DC and more.

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Interfaith Peace-Builders

Member Board Of Directors

Interfaith Peace-Builders was founded in 2001 and became an independent organization in 2006. We have sent over 50 educational and solidarity delegations to Israel/Palestine. Interfaith Peace-Builders is not affiliated with any government, political party, or special interest group. We are funded primarily through individual donations.

Katie is an energized, creative, team player who within her first year alone, expanded AFSC’s peace building work to multiple new college campuses, the broader midwest community and the larger national and international community, both through strategic movement building strategies and direct work with allied organizations and movements in strengthening and growing our coalition (including at the nonprofit/organizational level and amongst local grassroots movements).

Katie continuously proves her strong ability to commit extensive and valuable resources, strategies, contacts, time, and more. Her ability is strongly supported and benefits from Katie’s international involvement and previous full-time employment as AFSC's Middle East Peace Building Associate working in collaboration with AFSC’s offices in Israel, Palestine and across the U.S. Katie also brings unique and critical skills built over the last five years until presently, as she continues to serve as a current Board Member of Nebraskans for Peace Palestinian Task Force and on Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP) International Advisory Committee, as well as, her extensive and ongoing grassroots organizing experience, leadership and involvement at local, regional and national levels (including SJP, BDS, Child Detention, and more).

Lincoln League for Middle East Peace Speakers' Bureau

Registered Speaker on Israel and Palestine

Renowned Published Academic, Strategist & Registered Speaker on: Israel-Palestine Conflict; Middle East Political Developments & Strategy; Gaza & West Bank; Israeli Human Rights Violations; Boycott, Divestment & Sanctions (BDS); Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP); Police Brutality; Racial Disparities; Movement, Cross-Movement & Coalition Building Strategies & Analysis; Feminism & Feminist Philosophy; Intersectionality; Faith-Based Organizing; Community Engagement; Theories of Resistance & Oppression; Israeli & Palestinian Human Rights Organizations' Current Data & Efforts; U.S. Aid to Israel; Military Budgets, Tax Allocations & International Aid, Past, Current & Upcoming Congressional Briefings & Legislation on Palestinian Human Rights, Child Detention, Settlements,etc (organizing, strategy, lessons learned); Lobbying Strategies; Political Strategist & Expert on Israel-Palestine & Middle East Human Rights Developments, Violations, Changes & Strategy; US & International Nonprofit Engagement, Development & Strategy, Analysis, Restructuring Strategies to Increase Global Impact on Ending Human Rights Violations Across Various Sectors & Intersecting Issues of Global Crisis; Social Media Strategist, Developer & Leading Expert on International & US Nonprofits & For-Profit Corporations' Strategies to Increase Impact, Audience Reach, Cross-Sector Collaboration, Design & Implementation of Strategic Power Mapping Techniques to Successfully & Quickly Reach & Impact Key Targets & Goals Regardless of Current Capacity Levels, Sectors, Status, etc.

High Public Profile & International Name Recognition-
Katie's Local, National & International Public Lectures over past six years have Received Continuously Increasing Valuable Media Coverage & Recognition from National & International Media and Top Global Human Rights NGOs, Think Tanks, and Renowned Political & Social Leaders.

Nebraskans for Peace

Community Organizer

Nebraskans for Peace Palestinian Task Force Board Member (2011-present): Board duties and work includes: coordinate/organize events and campaigns to educate public, faith-based and student audiences about issues relating to Israel and Palestine. Board Member Responsibilities include: public outreach, campaign development, media and publicity and alliance building efforts

Solid communications skills, strong research skills, ability to work with diverse populations, ability to work as part of a team, strength in time management and organization skills, strong leadership abilities, Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including extensive experience reaching out and collaborating with organizations and individuals locally, nationally and internationally, Knowledgeable in various academic fields, including international relations, Middle East politics and international conflict-resolution

CNN

Vetted IReporter

Extensive media expertise involving media outreach, publicity, strategizer, connections with local, national and alternative media sources, extensive experience promoting work, events, campaigns and outreach through social media and online sources, outreach/writing/promotion of advocacy news through personal website, author of multiple CNN articles published on CNN’s website, has personally been featured in Omaha Magazine for her international human rights advocacy work as one of “Omaha’s Faces,” and consistently provides commentary and interviews regarding developments in Palestine/Israel, US events, social justice work and more for local and national media.

Additionally, Katie has delivered several lectures to audiences across the Midwest and United States regarding issues related to Israel-Palestine, student organizing and BDS campaigns and more. Several of her public lectures have received valuable media coverage from both local and national media sources.

Vetted IReporter for CNN
Writer of multiple articles that have been used on CNN.com
http://ireport.cnn.com/docs/DOC-651545
http://ireport.cnn.com/docs/DOC-651497
http://ireport.cnn.com/docs/DOC-625136

www.katiehuerter.com

Freelance Writer and Human Rights Advocate

Katie has extensive experience working with national and international organizations, political representatives, allied social justice organizations and coalition movements (i.e. Black Lives Matter, Women's Groups, etc.), including strategizing, organizing and implementing successful and strategic movement building events, campaigns, resources, and more. Katie has directed and collaborated on multiple national and international projects with organizations including: US Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation, Defense for Children International-Palestine (DCI-Palestine), Amnesty International, Human Rights Watch, FOSNA, DC Faith Forum, JVP and more on multiple campaigns, projects, outreach strategies and events, including: leading AFSC's collaboration on their first Congressional Briefing focused on Child Detention (June 2nd, 2015), organizing and directing AFSC's 2015 US National Speaking Tour featuring Palestinian youth from Gaza and the West Bank, strategizing and organizing in collaboration with multiple, International NGOs the annual Ecumenical Advocacy Days in DC, and much, much more. Katie has extensive experience within the National (SJP) student movement, including organizing and fundraising for SJP’s Annual National Conferences (i.e., special focus in donor outreach, movement building, increasing and strengthening national coalitions amongst allied movements and organizations, etc.).

Katie is well known for her extensive media expertise involving media outreach, publicity, strategize, connections with local, national and alternative media sources, extensive experience promoting work, events, campaigns and outreach through social media and online sources, outreach/writing/promotion of advocacy news through personal website, author of multiple CNN articles published on CNN’s website and consistently provides commentary and interviews regarding developments in Palestine/Israel, US events, social justice work and more for local, national and international media