The research team would like to thank the individuals and organizations who generously shared their time, experience, and materials for the purposes of this project. Intergroup Resources and all other products of this work are a collaborative interpretation of the collective wisdom of the fighters and visionaries below, and would not be possible without their support and participation:

 

Name and Affiliation at Time of Interview

Carolyne Abdullah, Everyday Democracy
Lupita Aguila Arteaga, STITCH
Francisco “Pancho” Argüelles, Colectivo Flatlander for Popular Education
Jenny Arwade, Albany Park Neighborhood Council
Greg Asbed, Coalition of Immokalee Workers
Kate Atkins, formerly of Garden State Alliance for a New Economy
Charles Behling, The Program on Intergroup Relations, University of Michigan
Carol Bishop, Carolina Alliance for Fair Employment (CAFÉ)
Cherie R. Brown, National Coalition Building Institute
Veronica Carrizales, AGENDA/SCOPE
Tanaka Charles, South Florida Coalition of Labor Union Women Chapter
Daniel Coates, Make the Road New York
Rob Corcoran, Initiatives of Change
Maureen Costello, Teaching Tolerance
Terence Courtney, Atlanta Public Sector Alliance
Katarina del Valle Thompson, Service Employees International Union
Ty DePass, Independent Activist, Boston
Ajamu Dillahunt, North Carolina Justice Center, formerly of Black Workers for Justice
Jacinta González, New Orleans Workers’ Center for Racial Justice
Jennifer Gordon, Fordham University School of Law
Monica Hernandez, Highlander Research and Education Center
Dushaw Hockett, Center for Community Change
Walidah Imarisha, Western States Center
Trina Jackson, Center to Support Immigrant Organizing, Network of Immigrants & African Americans in Solidarity
Kayse Jama, Center for Intercultural Organizing
Leroy Johnson, Southern Echo
Dave Joseph, Public Conversations Project
Nunu Kidane, Priority Africa Network
Kalpana Krishnamurthy, Western States Center
Kristin Kumpf, Midwest Academy; formerly of Interfaith Worker Justice
EunSook Lee, National Korean American Service and Education Consortium
Jessica Lee, Basic Rights Oregon
Gerald Lenoir, Black Alliance for Just Immigration
Jon Liss, Tenants and Workers United
Rubén Lizardo, PolicyLink
Saul Lopez, Make the Road New York
Alexis Mazón, UC Berkeley Labor Center
Nadia Marin-Molina, National Day Labor Organizing Network, formerly of the Workplace Project
Aurea Montes-Rodríguez, Community Coalition
Catherine Montoya, Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights
Carmen Morgan, Leadership Development in Interethnic Relations
Courtney Morris, Independent Activist, Austin
Cinthya Muñoz, Causa Justa :: Just Cause
John Ocampo, ROC-Miami
José Oliva, ROC-United
Beatriz “Bebe” Otero, CentroNía
Francisco Pacheco, National Day Labor Organizing Network
Manuel Pastor, Program for Enviromental and Regional Equity, University of Southern California
Colette Pichon Battle, Moving Forward Gulf Coast / Gulf Coast Center for Law & Policy
Steven Pitts, UC Berkeley Labor Center
Maria Poblet, Causa Justa :: Just Cause
Kimberley Propeack, CASA de Maryland
Laura Rivas, National Network for Immigrant and Refugee Rights
Arianna Robinson, Be Present, Inc.
Roland Roebuck, Independent Activist, Washington, DC
Janis Rosheuvel, formerly of Families for Freedom
Rev. Kelvin Sauls, Congregational Development and Racial Ethnic Ministries, Global Ministries, United Methodist Church
Jason Selmon, Sunflower Community Action
Lola Smallwood Cuevas, Los Angeles Black Worker Center
Saket Soni, New Orleans Workers’ Center for Racial Justice
Denis Soriano, New Orleans Workers’ Center for Racial Justice
Juan Soto, Gamaliel of Metro Chicago / Pilsen Neighbors Community Council
Eric Tang, University of Texas at Austin
Annie Tobias, Be Present, Inc.
Gustavo Torres, CASA de Maryland
Jerry Tucker, The Center for Labor Renewal / Solidarity Education Center
Cristina Tzintzún, Workers Defense Project
Eric Ward, Center for New Community
Rev. Patricia Watkins, TARGET Area Development Corporation
Cricket White, Initiatives of Change
Steve Williams, POWER (People Organized to Win Employment Rights)
Janvieve Williams Comrie, Latin American and Caribbean Community Center
Leah Wise, Southeast Regional Economic Justice Network
Luz Zambrano, Center to Support Immigrant Organizing, Network of Immigrants & African Americans in Solidarity
Jorge Zeballos, Institiute for Dismantling Racism

Image: Angela Stuesse