Co-founder of FoodCorps, promoting food advocacy in youth, Award-winning documentary filmmaker of King Corn.
Civic Engagement & Social Justice
Programs with messages for civil rights, human rights, social justice, and civic engagement
Jaha Dukureh is the founder of Safe Hands for Girls, a nonprofit organization working to protect young women and girls who are at risk of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM).
One of Ms. Magazine’s “21 Feminists to Watch”, Sen is President and Executive Director of Race Forward: The Center for Racial Justice Innovation and publisher of Colorlines.
Renowned human rights activist, musician and Cambodian genocide survivor. Inspiring change with incredible stories of hope, endurance, and survival through the power of music.
For two decades, Lateefah Simon’s work has been about working with our nation’s most rejected and marginalized – youth of color trapped in the juvenile and criminal systems.
Called “the Father of Environmental Justice,” Dr. Bullard has been the leading voice against environmental racism for decades, including the recent Flint water crisis.
Islamic Human Rights attorney, media commentator, and founder of TheMuslimGuy.com, Iftikhar is an articulate voice in the battle against growing ‘Islamophobia’ in America.
A professional surfer “making waves” in social change! As a Patagonia Surf Ambassador, Kyle uses his travels to catch big waves while filming environmental documentaries.
Community organizer who advocates speaking truth to power and power to youth, Tubbs, born to a teen mother and an incarcerated father, has become the youngest mayor in Stockton, CA history!
Law professor, civil rights activist, and Native American, Williams has established a notable career in the fields of Native American and International law and indigenous people’s rights.
Internationally acclaimed activist and advocate for immigrants, founder of Border Angels, he brings to the forefront stories of those often forgotten in this fight for social justice.
Hernandez writes about the intersections of gender, race, and feminism, and the media representations of women of color, most recently in her memoir A Cup Of Water Under My Bed
National Book Award winner for Middle Passage, Charles Johnson has also written the novels Oxherding Tale, Dreamer, and Faith and the Good Thing.
President of The Morning Star Institute. Poet, writer, lecturer and policy advocate, who has helped Native Peoples protect sacred places and recover more than one million acres of land.
Comedian and Actress, Diana Yanez one-woman show tells a powerful, fantastically funny personal account of growing up Cuban, Catholic, and closeted in Miami!
An award–winning, thought provoking writer, hailed in The Washington Post as “one of the most eloquent and probing public intellectuals in America”.
Jim Lucas travels nationwide, delivering hundreds of performances of Dr. Martin Luther King’s I Have a Dream, I’ve Been to the Mountaintop and other works in a dramatic one-man show.
Author of Stealing Democracy: The New Politics of Voter Suppression, President of the Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies, and former Justice Department official.