Andrew LichtensteinAndrew Lichtenstein is a freelance photojournalist who works on long-term stories of social concern. He has documented the realities of the U.S. criminal justice system and, more recently, shown the dark underside of the war in Iraq by photographing funerals of soldiers killed in combat.
LisaNa Macias-Red BearLisaNa Macias-Red Bear creates in the genres of glass, mixed-media, and interdisciplinary arts. She notes, "in my life-long resistance to 'Americanization,' I struggle to de-colonize minds, hearts and bodies through the power of image and sound."
Lenelle MoïseLenelle Moïse is an award-winning poet, playwright, essayist and nationally-touring performance artist. She creates intimate, fiery, politicized texts about the intersection of race, class, gender, sexuality, spirituality, culture and resistance.
Ailyn MoreraAilyn is a Costa Rican actress, script writer, dramaturgist and director of theatre. She is presently a script writer for the TV series, "The Pension" on Channel 7 and Director of the Theatre Group "Archipiélago."
Prema MurthyPrema Murthy is an author and visual artist who uses digital processes to explore the shifting boundaries of space, culture, and modes of embodiment. Her work has been exhibited in numerous exhibitions in the U.S. and abroad at venues including the Whitney Museum of American Art and the Reina Sofia Museum in Madrid.
Tchaiko OmawaleTchaiko Omawale worked for Spike Lee, Mira Nair, UNICEF in North Korea, and on various music video productions while studying film and African American Studies at Columbia University. Omawale is Creative Director of the Conscious Movements Collective (CMC), which she co-founded in the fall of 2000.
Michelle ParkersonMichelle Parkerson is a writer, filmmaker, university professor and performance artist from Washington D.C. She has lectured nationally on film and political activism. Michelle Parkerson is also head of the Washington D.C.-based production company Eye of the Storm Productions.
Will PowerWill Power is an actor, rapper, playwright, and spoken word artist whose work is internationally recognized as a vital voice of his generation.
Favianna Rodriguez Favianna Rodriguez is a celebrated printmaker and digital artist based in Oakland, California. Using high-contrast colors and vivid figures, her composites reflect literal and imaginative migration, global community, and interdependence.