Karice Luck is the program coordinator for History United, a place-based project of Virginia Humanities. Working in the Danville area, Luck collaborates with Virginia Humanities staff and local community members in Danville to establish a strong network of local cultural organizations committed to positive change. Through community dialogues and programs, she encourages a collective process of determining how a deeper understanding of local history can build a new sense of purpose and identity. Luck has done extensive genealogical research on the Pittsylvania County, VA area. She is the founding president of the Danville/Pittsylvania County Chapter of the Afro-American Historical & Genealogical Society.