Chairperson Reggie Shuford is the Executive Director of the North Carolina Justice Center. He previously served as the Executive Director of the ACLU of Pennsylvania and the Director of Law & Policy at the Equal Justice Society, a national racial justice strategy group. 

Vice Chair Sarah Van Gelder is the Communications Director of the Suquamish Tribe and the former Founding  Editor, YES! Magazine. Her book The Revolution Where You Live is an inspiring account of grassroots  leaders confronting racism, the climate crisis and poverty in their local communities. 

Treasurer Carlos Valverde is the Southwest Regional Director of the Working Families Party and former  Co-Director of the Colorado Progressive Coalition, where he organized campaigns to remedy structural  racism, poverty and other injustices. 

Secretary Jay Harris’s storied independent media credentials include serving as publisher of Mother  Jones magazine and president of Public Intelligence, Inc., the nonprofit parent company of The  Hightower Lowdown. 

David Drucker is a telecommunications entrepreneur and the former Vice President & General Counsel,  EchoStar Satellite Corp, the original parent company of DISH Network. 

Jocelyn Macurdy Keatts is a digital organizer and on-camera correspondent for ACT.TV. Her experience as a field organizer and psychological researcher serve as the basis for her work to mend the social and political riddle which currently divides us. 

Renaldo Pearson is a Millennial social impact strategist and former RepresentUs Chief Diversity Officer and Democracy Spring Director. Renaldo’s article “The 7 Deadly Sins of American Democracy” has been hailed as “a touchstone for thousands of anti-corruption and pro-democracy activists around the  country.” 

Linda Sarsour is an award-winning racial justice and civil rights activist and author who shatters  stereotypes of Muslim women while also treasuring her Palestinian Muslim American heritage. She co-founded the first Muslim online organizing platform, MPOWER Change, and served as a National Co Chair of the 2017 Women’s March on Washington. 

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