Organizers 

CO-CHAIRS

Maurice Cook, Co-Founder
Founder/ED of Serve Your City (SYC), a DC-based nonprofit serving underserved youth.

Dorcas Davis, Co-Founder
Activist, facilitator, educator and artist. Dorcas works nationally and internationally, supporting organizations devoted to social change. 

Andrea Ciannavei, Co-Founder
Activist, project coordinator and TV writer. She was a core organizer for Interoccupy, Occupy Sandy and is a founding member of Glocal, a workers co-op and also worked to launch Million Hoodies for Trayvon Martin.

Johnnie Jae
Is a writer, speaker, advocate from the Otoe-Missouria and Choctaw tribes of Oklahoma. She is the founder and CEO of A Tribe Called Geek and founding Board Member of Not Your Mascots and LiveIndigenousOK.

Gabriel Black Elk
Is an indigenous activist fighting police brutality nationwide with a focus on communities of color.

 
 

STEERING COMMITTEE.

Adria Marchetti

Agunda Okeyo, Communications Chair

Akua Gyamerah

Amanda Remus

Austin Quarles

Avenida TV

Becca Gurney, Design Choice

Brenna Freestone

Christen Boas Hayes

Coby Owens, Youth Caucus of America

David Thurston

DC Action Lab

Diana Garcia

Donte Hilliard, YWCA USA

Elisa Bluming

Farah Tanis, Black Women’s Blueprint

Good Good Work

Jackie Splain

Jackrabbit Pollack

Katie Beckman-Gotrich

Katie Walls

Laura Sanders, DC Local Ambassadors

Laura Somers

Leighton Christiansen

Mandolin Restivo-Walsh

Megan Mamula, DC Local Ambassadors

Michele Chivu

Milagros de Souza

Revolution Messaging

Samantha Davis, YWCA USA

Serve Your City

Stacey Maloney, Design Choice

Ted Jackson