Dorothy A. Brown is a professor of law at Emory University and teaches several tax classes and a critical race theory seminar. A nationally recognized scholar in the area of race, class, and tax policy, she has authored dozens of articles, including Race and Class Matters in Tax Policy, published in the Columbia Law Review.
Dr. Algernon Austin is the Director of the Program on Race, Ethnicity, and the Economy (PREE) at the Economic Policy Institute. As the director of PREE, Dr. Austin oversees reports and policy analysis in the economic condition of America’s people of color.
As the executive director of the International Association for Indigenous Aging, Dave Baldridge works to improve the status of older people worldwide, especially indigenous populations. He is a member of Cherokee Nation.
Zul R.H. Surani is manager for community outreach and partnerships at the University of Southern California’s Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center. He is also the co-founder and director of Saath USA, a community-based organization focused on South Asian health.
Toni Vaughn Heineman, DMH, is the founder and executive director of A Home Within. She is Clinical Professor at the University of California, San Francisco, in Psychiatry and has been in private practice in San Francisco, working with adults, children, and families for over 30 years.
Professor Mitchell is an Associate Professor at the University of Wisconsin Law School and an expert on property issues which impact African-Americans. Recently, Professor Mitchell drafted a model state statute which several state legislatures are considering to reduce land loss among the many poor and minority property owners who own so-called “heirs’ property.”
As the associate director of the Center for Pan Asian Community Services (CPACS) Marianne Chung oversees the operations of ten departments and programs to deliver culturally and linguistically competent and comprehensive health and social services for the Asian American community in Georgia.
Edwin C. Darden is director of Education Law and Policy for Appleseed, a nonprofit network of public interest justice centers in the United States and Mexico that is dedicated to building a society in which opportunities are genuine, access to the law is universal and equal, and government advances the public interest.
As a director of media & external affairs, Matt Farrauto supports public policy and business engagement and oversees efforts related to the U.S. conservation programs at the World Wildlife Fund (WWF).
Over the past decade, Jeff Cruz has worked has worked on campaigns in more than a dozen states and has served as a policy advisor to Members of Congress and as an associate director in the White House.