Macky Alston, senior vice president for strategy and growth at Auburn, where he works to equip faith leaders to stand for justice through the media.


Jennifer Bailey, founder and Executive Director of Faith Matters Networks, public theologian in the multifaith movement for justice, and elder in the African Methodist Episcopal Church.


William J. Barber, architect of the Moral Mondays Movement, and President of Repairers of the Breach, Inc.

Genesis Be, artist and activist, founder of youth-empowerment campaign Strive Till I Rise, and graduate of the NYU Clive Davis Institude of Recorded Music.

Traci Blackmon, a pastor near Ferguson, Missouri, acting executive director of UCC Justice and Witness ministries, and prominent voice for social change.

Joanne Braxton.jpg

Joanne Braxton, David B. Larson Fellow in Spirituality and Health at the Library of Congress John W. Kluge Center, activist, poet, author, and ordained minister.

Michael Crumpler, LGBTQ and Intercultural Programs Manager for the Unitarian Universalist Association, organizer, pastor, advocate.

Miguel De La Torre, author of Liberating Sexuality: Justice Between the Sheets and The U.S. Immigration Crisis: Toward an Ethics of Place.

Bryan Epps, social strategist and community lover, Newark native, founding board chair of People's Prep High School and advisory board chair of HMI:NJ.

Anurag Gupta, founder and CEO of Be More, licensed attorney, academic researcher, expert in mindfulness and the eradication of bias.

Mickey ScottBey Jones, womanist contemplative activist, nonviolent organizer, writer, and Director of Healing Justice with Faith Matters Network.

Robert P. Jones, founding CEO of Public Religion Research Institutde, commentator on religion and politics, and author of The End of White Christian America.

Serene Jones, President of Union Theological Seminar, prolific scholar in the fields of theology, religion, globalization, and gender studies.

Valarie Kaur, civil rights lawyer, Sikh activist, and filmmaker who uses storytelling for social change.

Shaun King, writer, civil rights activist, organizer of The Injustice Boycott.

Jacqui Lewis, Senior Minister of Middle Collegiate Church and the author of The Power of Stories: A Guide for leaders of multi-cultural, multi-racial congregations.

Brian McLaren, activist and networker among innovative faith leaders, and author of A New Kind of Christianity, A Generous Orthodoxy, and The Great Spiritual Migration.

Darnell Moore, activist, Senior Correspondent at MicNews, and writer-in-residence at the Center on African American Religion, Sexual Politics and Social Justice at Columbia University.

Bill Moyers, Emmy award-winning broadcast journalist for more than four decades and producer of new documentary, RIKERS.


Rebecca Parker, former president of the Unitarian Universalist Starr King School for the Ministry and co-author of Proverbs of Ashes: Violence, Redemptive Suffering, and the Search for What Saves Us.

Zainab Salbi, an Iraqi American author, activist, media commentator, and the founder and former CEO of Washington-based Women for Women International.

Eboni Marshall Turman, author, ordained minister, public theologian, and Assistant Professor of Theology and African American Religion at Yale University Divinity School. 

Traci West, author of Disruptive Christian Ethics: When Racism and Women's Lives Matter and scholar-activist who teaches ethics and African American Studies at Drew University Theological School.

BETTY, activist pop rock band whose work—including the theme song for Showtime Television's The L Word—fiercely represents the group's belief in equal rights and feminism