Who We Are

Staff

Tope Folarin

Executive Director

Brittany Alexander

Development Manager

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Robert P. Alvarez

Media Associate

Robin Carver

Development Associate

John Cavanagh

Senior Advisor

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Peter Certo

Editorial Manager, Editor-in-Chief

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Netfa Freeman

Events Coordinator

Ellen Kinczewski

Development Associate

Lauren Kojola

Operations and Finance Assistant

Sophia Paslaski

Administrative Assistant and Event Coordinator

Khury Petersen-Smith

Michael Ratner Middle East Fellow

Justin Jacoby Smith

Digital Communications Strategist

La Shawn Walker

La Shawn Walker

Operations Director & Finance Manager

Associate Fellows

Board of Trustees

Harry Belafonte

Harry Belafonte

Trustee

Singer, Actor, Producer, Activist

Robert L. Borosage

Robert L. Borosage

Trustee

Co-director

Campaign for America's Future

John Cavanagh

Board Director

Senior Advisor

Institute for Policy Studies

James Early

James Early

Trustee

Director of Cultural Heritage Policy

Smithsonian Institution

Barbara Ehrenreich

Barbara Ehrenreich

Board Vice-Chair

Award-winning author, social critic

Noura Erakat

Noura Erakat

Trustee

Assistant Professor

Rutgers University

Jodie Evans

Jodie Evans

Trustee

Co-Founder

CODEPINK: Women for Peace

Sarita Gupta

Sarita Gupta

Trustee

Director of Future of Work(ers)

Ford Foundation

Heidi Peltier

Trustee

Director

20 Years of War

Khury Petersen-Smith

Michael Ratner Middle East Fellow

Andy Shallal

Andy Shallal

Trustee

Artist, Owner

Busboys & Poets

Burke  Stansbury

Burke Stansbury

Board Treasurer

Development Director

Social Justice Fund NW

Lewis Steel

Lewis Steel

Trustee

General Counsel Civil Rights Attorney

Outten & Golden, LLP

Katrina vanden Heuvel

Katrina vanden Heuvel

Trustee

Editorial Director and Publisher

The Nation