Arun Gandhi, advocate for global justice
Grandson of Mahatma Gandhi, the father of nonviolence philosophy.
Janis F. Kearney, former Presidential Diarist
Served under former President Bill Clinton as the first diarist in presidential history
Robert S. Weiner, former White House Spokesman
Served under former President Bill Clinton as well as top Congressional aide to retired Congressman John Conyers Jr. and late U.S. Senator Edward Kennedy
Dr. Bernard Lafayette, National Coordinator, 1968 Poor People’s Campaign
Served as top assistant to Martin Luther King Jr., and one of the original Freedom Riders
Rev Lawrence Foster, Senior Pastor, Calvary Baptist Church
Harvard University-trained theologian and mentee of Martin Luther King Sr.
Herb Boyd, Journalist & Historian
Best-selling author of books on Malcolm X, James Baldwin and the black experience.
Luba Lukova, Internationally renowned visual artist for social justice
Works included in prominent collections internationally and at the first inauguration of former President Barack Obama.
Joan Blaney, British author and international social entrepreneur and advocate.