7:08 – Zahra Billoo is a civil rights attorney and the executive director of the San Francisco Bay Area chapter of the Council on American Islamic Relations (CAIR)
7:13 – Sarah Lazare is a reporter for In These Times and a freelancer for other outlets including The Intercept and The Nation. She recently co-authored a joint story with Ear to the Ground about protest bills since Trump’s election.
Vera Eidelman is the William J. Brennan fellow with the ACLU’s Speech, Privacy, and Technology Project. Her recent article for The Hill “The Assault on Environmental Protest” discusses the over 50 anti-protest state bills introduced in the past 2 years.
7:34 – Odis Johnson, associate professor of education and sociology at Washington University in St. Louis and lead researcher of the Fatal Interactions with Police Study
8:08 – Adriana Camarena is a community organizer with Justice for Luis. She has accompanied the family of Luis Gongora Pat in their two year struggle for justice after he was killed by police.
8:15 – Vanessa Riles is the lay leader and deacon at First Congregational Church of Oakland
Megan Izen is an editor for RinkuSen.com and writer on issues of racial, social and environmental justice