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Suzy Jivotovski

Suzy Jivotovski

Suzy Jivotovski (she/they) is a musician, farmer, abolitionist and facilitator based in the mid-Hudson Valley on the rightful land of the indigenous Esopus tribe. As a teenager, Suzy was radicalized by experiences of ICE disappearing, detaining and deporting members...

Alvin Gray

Alvin Gray

Alvin Gray is a native of Benton Harbor Michigan, and has resided in Ashville NC, Macon, GA, southern California, and currently resides in Grand Rapids, MI. Mr. Gray’s journey in life has gifted him with the opportunity to work in management in the food service...

Maya Grosz

Maya Grosz

Maya Grosz is a social justice lawyer, educator and activist. She facilitates conversations, consults with organizations, and writes about antiracism, equity, and inclusion. For ten years she was a law professor and director of legal practice programs at Seton Hall...

Courtney Epton

Courtney Epton

Courtney Epton is a White person raising White children in Brooklyn, NY. A former public school teacher, Courtney currently works as a trainer, coach, and support staff for various educational non-profits around the city. As trainer and coach for Ramapo for Children,...

Pearl Thompson

Pearl Thompson

Chef Pearl Thompson is a true Jersey Girl, having been born, raised, and lived most of her life in New Jersey. Coming from a family of activists that engaged in everything from the civil rights movement to the black liberation movement, Pearl’s life’s work has been...

Helen Davis

Helen Davis

Helen L. Davis (she/her), MBA, MPH, a seasoned Trainer and Facilitator in Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, has consulted with numerous corporations such as AT&T, Lucent Technologies and Coca-Cola Enterprises. She is passionate about her work as a non-profit executive...

Jordan Margolis

Jordan Margolis

Jordan Margolis, LCSW-R Jordan Margolis (pronouns: he/him) is a cis-hetero white male father and husband who grew up on ancestral lands of the Pomo and is currently living on ancestral lands of the Weckqueesgeek. He received his foundational antiracist community...

Orinthia Swindell, MEd, MEd

Orinthia Swindell, MEd, MEd

Orinthia Swindell is passionate about creating space for the work of equity and inclusion.  She has served as an educator for 29 years, as an Equity Practitioner in schools in addition to her role as an Independent Consultant.  Much of her work has centered around...

Jeff Hitchcock, MS, MBA

Jeff Hitchcock, MS, MBA

Jeff Hitchcock is co-founder of the Center for the Study of White American Culture, Inc., where he presently serves as Executive Director. He has authored several articles and a book, titled Lifting the White Veil: A Look at White American Culture. With CSWAC he has...

Charley Flint, PhD

Charley Flint, PhD

Activist, educator, and scholar, Charley Flint is Professor of Sociology at William Paterson University, Wayne, New Jersey. Dr. Flint is also the Coordinator of Internships in Criminal Justice; has served as the Director of the Race and Gender Project; and was the...