Hon. Yasmin McMorrin

Director of Education Policy, Children's Defense Fund CA | Vice Mayor, Culver City, CA

Hon. Cassandra Chase

Co-Founder, Read Lead|vDirector, Equity and Justice Institute, Crossroads School for Arts and Sciences| Councilmember, City of Lakewood, CA

Tiphanie Yanique

Author & Associate Professor at Emory University

Lesley Ann Wanliss

Editor and Consultant

Charisse Sims

Educator and Co-founded the Sims Library of Poetry

Lynne Thompson

Poet Laureate and a Poet Laureate Fellow of the Academy of American Poets

Heather Thompson

Retired Attorney & Storyteller

John Jennings

Founder of ABRAMS Megascope & Professor of Media and Cultural Studies at the UC Riverside