Yodassa Williams

Yodassa Williams is a Jamaican American writer, entrepreneur, and award winning performing storyteller. Born in Ohio and living in the Bay Area, she is known as the ‘Black Burning Man Girl’ for her tales of adventure and transformation at…

Joshua Fouts

Joshua Fouts has been working at the nexus of media, intercultural collaboration, and technology for the past 25 years. He has founded or led NGOs and foundations focused on the evolution of journalism, foreign policy, international education,…

Dennis J. Bernstein

Dennis J Bernstein is the host and executive producer of Flashpoints, a daily news magazine broadcast on Pacifica Radio. He is an award-winning investigative reporter, essayist and poet. His articles and essays have appeared in The New York…

Kaylé Barnes

Kaylé is a Bay Area nonprofit professional interested in fostering connections to and in nature for people of color. She created "The Great Outchea" project in July 2016 to highlight and celebrate people of color exploring and enjoying nature.…

Julian Brave NoiseCat

Julian Brave NoiseCat is a policy analyst at 350.org, correspondent at Real America with Jorge Ramos, contributing editor at Canadian Geographic, and writer whose work has appeared in The Guardian, The Nation, The Paris Review and many other…

Rachel Herzing

Rachel Herzing is the co-director of Center for Political Education, a resource for political organizations on the left, progressive social movements, the working class and people of color. Rachel has been an organizer, activist, and advocate…

Katie Wynen

Katie Wynen, MSW is an international, transracial adoptee from Bogota, Colombia. Katie has worked with adoptees and their families since 2006. Katie leads a monthly support group for Adult Adoptees of Color, is the Adoption Social Worker for…
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C Pam Zhang

C Pam Zhang's debut novel, ”How Much of These Hills is Gold,” is published by Riverhead Books in the US and Virago Press in the UK. It is an Indies Introduce pick. Born in Beijing but mostly an artifact of the United States, Zhang has lived…

Farida Jhabvala Romero

Farida Jhabvala Romero reports on immigration for KQED News. She won a 2018 Outstanding Emerging Journalist award from the Society of Professional Journalists, Northern California. Before joining KQED, Farida worked at Radio Bilingüe, a national…

Sandra Bass

Since 2015, Sandra has served as the Associate Dean of Students and Director of the Public Service Center. As Director she provides leadership for the Center's student leadership development programming, engagement with communities, and engaged…