local talent

by Brian Clarey

Donovan McKnight — activist

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When Face to Face attempted to bring 500 young people to vote in the last election, they knew they had a hard battle. Donovan McKnight, one of 10 founders of the Greensboro non-profit, says, “It was tough. We knew that going in.” Of Face to Face, at, he says, “We get together in person and explore and grapple with pressing issues in the community… and we also work to actively do something about the things we discuss, so there’s an active component as well.” Their next event, exploring the intersection of gay marriage and religion, is at United Church of Christ in Greensboro on Dec. 16 at 6:30 p.m. It is free and open to the public. For more information e-mail