We are grateful for our partnership with The Riverside Church of New York: Rev. Michael Livingston, Interim Senior Minister; Rev. Kevin Van Hook, Minister of Justice, Advocacy and Change; Rev. Jim Keat, Digital Minister; Brian Simpson, Dir. Communications and Strategy; Jacob Schmid, Asst. Technical Dir., and Michael Arias, Video Editor.
With special thanks to the Honorary Hosts: Kristen Clarke, President & Executive Director of the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law; Sree Sreenivasan, Marshall Loeb Visiting Professor of Digital Innovation, Stoney Brook University; Union Theological Seminary; and Seth Waxman, Partner Wilmer Hale, and 41st Solicitor General of the United States.
Host Committee Chairs: Sumati Devadutt and Reuben Martinez, Co-Chairs of the Riverside Church Lift Every Voice & Vote Ministry; Marcia Johnson-Blanco, Election Protection/866-OUR-VOTE; Kim Duckett Coaxum and Therese Steiner, JusticeAid; and Host Committee Members from the Riverside Church: Jacqueline McLeod, Sheila Rule, and Ruby Sprott; ClassActHR73: Marion Dry, Sara Greenberg, Donna Brown Guillaume, Helen Hershkoff, and Ryan O’Connell; NY State Council of Churches: Rev. Peter Cook; and JusticeAid: Natalie Jowett Agoos.
With much appreciation to: The Resistance Revival Chorus and jazz pianist Michael Whitaker, Hylda Clarke, Ray Conley, Aida Montero, Esmereldo Santiago, and to New Yorker cartoonist @lizaodonnell for live drawings on Twitter, and to @digimentors for amplifying the Forum’s important messages on social media.
Last but not least, thank you to JusticeAid’s donors for supporting justice causes and making our public education programs possible.