Irving Allen has been a community organizer at the Beloved Community Center in Greensboro and Triad Coordinator for Ignite NC. He has worked to build community and youth coalitions both in Greensboro and throughout the state of North Carolina. He has also worked to train North Carolina’s next generation of activists as the Fellowship Coordinator of Ignite NC. Irving played an intricate role in organizing initiatives such as the Citizens Review Board, addressing police accountability in Greensboro, as well as the Teens Downtown Youth program. Irving has also launched GSO Voting Voices, an organization aimed at providing the greater Greensboro community with social justice and civic engagement information. Irving also served as the Communications Chair for the Greensboro NAACP chapter, National Council member for the Fellowship Of Reconciliation, Member of the Freedom Side Network, appointed to the Youth Advisory Board for the city of Greensboro, and was the Youth Director of Shiloh Baptist Church, Youth and Student Coalition for Police Accountability (Y.S.C.P.A.), Guilford Votes, and sat on the planning committees for Piedmont Together and The Wild Goose Festival.