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Sara Elizabeth (she/they) is a 2022-20223 Hilda Mason Teaching Fellow. They identify as a queer, Southern, white, neurodivergent femme with a flair for the dramatic. Sara Elizabeth holds an undergraduate degree from Salem College in Women’s Studies with a concentration in Advocacy. Born and raised in Texas, Sara Elizabeth stumbled into Unitarian Universalism while living… Read More
Jennifer Springsteen is an educator and a writer. She has taught high school literature, service-learning and civic engagement to teachers and administrators, and co-founded PDX Writers, a literary arts organization teaching and coaching writers. Her philosophy is that every person is a writer, and every writer deserves a safe environment in which to experiment, learn, and… Read More
Peacemaker, Healer, Scholar Najeeba has been a professor, expert practitioner and public speaker for the last two decades in the fields of conflict resolution, interfaith studies, mediation, education, deliberative democracy, social, gender and racial equity. She is currently working on establishing the Center for Healing Justice and Spirituality. Most recently she served as Chief of… Read More
Rev. Joanne Braxton, PhD (she/her/they them) is the CEO and president of the board of the Braxton Institute, a nonprofit organization that heals cycles of violence through research, education, and community-based public health interventions. Dr. Braxton’s early work on Black women’s literature and particularly the outraged mother in the slave narrative genre constitute a foundational contribution to Womanist… Read More
Alex Kapitan is a lay community minister, educator, editor, consultant, and activist. Kapitan is the co-founder of the Transforming Hearts Collective, which supports churches, faith institutions, and religious professionals in gaining skills in radical welcome, as well as supporting queer and trans people in accessing spirituality, resilience, and healing. Kapitan is also the founder of… Read More
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Rochelle A. Fortier Nwadibia practices law in San Francisco, California at the intersection of human rights and migration. She represents asylum seekers and aspiring immigrants before US federal appellate courts and administrative agencies. Her work includes the leading case in the United States on female genital mutilation, as identified by the Congressional Research Service and recognized by Washington… Read More
Rebecca Cooke retired from Wayne State University where she most recently served as interim vice president for finance and business operations and chief financial officer, and treasurer, pro tempore. In this role, which she has held from January 1, 2020 to October 1, 2021, Rebecca led the university’s offices of Finance, Budget, Treasury, Risk Management;… Read More
Rev. Dr. Traci C. West is the James W. Pearsall Professor of Christian Ethics and African American Studies at Drew University Theological School (Madison, NJ). Her teaching, research, and publications focus on the construction of liberative and explicitly antiracist social ethics in church and society, especially related to gender and sexuality justice. She also teaches in… Read More