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.

Avenida TV

Elisa Bluming

Christen Boas Hayes

Amira Brown

Michele Chivu

Leighton Christiansen

Samantha Davis

DC Action Lab

Milagros de Souza

Diana Garcia

Becca Gurney, Design Choice

Akua Gyamerah

Donte Hilliard

Ted Jackson

Stacey Maloney, Design Choice

Megan Mamula

Adria Marchetti

Revolution Messaging

Agunda Okeyo, Communications Chair

Jackrabbit Pollack

Austin Quarles

Mandolin Restivo-Walsh

Laura Sanders, DC Local Ambassadors

Laura Somers

Jackie Splain

Farah Tanis, Black Women’s Blueprint

Katie Walls