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avatar for Valerie Jarrett

Valerie Jarrett

President Barack Obama
Senior Advisor
avatar for Janet Napolitano

Janet Napolitano

United States
Former Secretary of Homeland Security
avatar for Pramila Jayapal

Pramila Jayapal

United States Congress
avatar for Christine T. Whitman

Christine T. Whitman

The Whitman Strategy Group
President, Former EPA Administrator, Former NJ Governor
avatar for Philip Rucker

Philip Rucker

The Washington Post
White House Bureau Chief
avatar for Anand Giridharadas

Anand Giridharadas

The New York Times
avatar for David Plotz

David Plotz

Atlas Obscura
avatar for Yamiche Alcindor

Yamiche Alcindor

PBS NewsHour
White House Correspondent
avatar for DeRay McKesson

DeRay McKesson

Pod Save The People
Organizer, Activist, Author
avatar for Hilary Franz

Hilary Franz

Washington State Department of Natural Resources
Commissioner of Public Lands
avatar for Ben Bradlee Jr

Ben Bradlee Jr

Boston Globe
avatar for Emma Brown

Emma Brown

The Washington Post
Investigative Reporter
avatar for Emily Bazelon

Emily Bazelon

New York Times & Slate Political Gabfest
Author & Journalist
avatar for Bob Ferguson

Bob Ferguson

Washington State Attorney General's Office
Attorney General
avatar for Thomas Edsall

Thomas Edsall

New York Times
Op-Ed Columnist, New York Times
avatar for Ashley Parker

Ashley Parker

Washington Post
White House Reporter
avatar for Dow Constantine

Dow Constantine

King County
King County Executive
avatar for Kshama Sawant

Kshama Sawant

Seattle City Council
Seattle City Councilmember
avatar for Jennifer Eberhardt

Jennifer Eberhardt

Stanford University
Professor of Psychology
avatar for Oren Cass

Oren Cass

Manhattan Institute
Senior Fellow
avatar for David Rolf

David Rolf

SEIU 775
President Emeritus
avatar for Kristin Rowe-Finkbeiner

Kristin Rowe-Finkbeiner

Executive Director/CEO & Co-Founder
avatar for Amelia Bonow

Amelia Bonow

Shout Your Abortion
Founding Director
avatar for Samantha Allen

Samantha Allen

Daily Beast
avatar for Jorge Baron

Jorge Baron

Northwest Immigrant Rights Project
Executive Director
avatar for Tara Conley

Tara Conley

Montclair State University
Assistant Professor
avatar for Jo Ann Hardesty

Jo Ann Hardesty

Portland City Council
City Commissioner
avatar for Libby Schaaf

Libby Schaaf

City of Oakland
avatar for Kristie Ebi

Kristie Ebi

University of Washington
Professor, Department of Global Health
avatar for Christopher Parker

Christopher Parker

University of Washington
Professor of Political Science
avatar for Jeannie Yandel

Jeannie Yandel

KUOW Public Radio
Co-host, Battle Tactics For Your Sexist Workplace & Special Projects...
avatar for Eula Scott Bynoe

Eula Scott Bynoe

Battle Tactics for your Sexist Workplace
avatar for Chuck Collins

Chuck Collins

Institute for Policy Studies
Director, Program on Inequality
avatar for Rex Hohlbein

Rex Hohlbein

Facing Homelessness
Founding & Creative Director
avatar for Earth-Feather Sovereign

Earth-Feather Sovereign

Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women Washington
avatar for Sydney Brownstone

Sydney Brownstone

Online editor
avatar for Maru Mora Villalpando

Maru Mora Villalpando

NWDC Resistance
Community Organizer
avatar for Heidi Roop

Heidi Roop

University of Washington
Lead Scientist for Science Communication
avatar for H. Stuart Elway

H. Stuart Elway

Elway Research, Inc.