Ruby Sales
Conference Keynote Speaker
Janice Underwood, PhD
Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion for the State of Virginia
Terra Vance
Speaker, Author, Activist, and Industrial and Organizational (IO) Psychology Consultant
James Watkins
Assistant Dean of Students and Coordinator of Equity and Inclusion at Virginia Episcopal School
Rev. Daniel Harrison
Pastor of New Covenant Church
Quan McLaurin
MVOC Board Member
Liza Dobson
Food Access & Availability Advocate
Kim Lemburg
Owner of Minerva Special Education Consulting
Tyler Milton
Founding Member of the Refuge event
Laura Henry-Stone, PhD
Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies at University of Lynchburg
Vicente Gonzalez
Community Organizer
Ryan A. Bell
CEO/President of The Bell Effect
Julio Rodriguez, PhD
Director of American Culture Program, Associate Professor of American Culture at Randolph College
Michelline Hall
Photographer, Artist, Advocate, and Entrepreneur
John Abell, PhD
Professor of Economics, Chair of Economics at Randolph College
Nakesha Renee Moore
Advocate, Author, and Poet
Derrick P. Alridge, PhD
Derrick P. Alridge is Director of the Teachers in the Movement Project and a professor in the Social Foundations of Education program at the University of Virginia
Karin Warren, PhD
Professor of Environmental Studies, Chair of Environmental Studies Department at Randolph College
Alexis Johnson
Doctoral student in the Social Foundations of Education program at the University of Virginia
Joe Szakos
Founding Member and Organizer at Virginia Organizing
Danielle Wingfield-Smith, PhD
Associate Director of the Teachers in the Movement Project and Postdoctoral Research Scholar in the Center for Race and Public Education in the South at the University of Virginia
Bill Noel
Associate Professor of Communication Studies at University of Lynchburg
Kristan McCullum
Doctoral student in the Social Foundations of Education program at the University of Virginia
Rev. Paul Boothby
Minister of First Unitarian Church of Lynchburg
Hunter Holt
Doctoral student in the Social Foundations of Education program at the University of Virginia