Featured Participants


Kathy Khang

Kathy Khang is a writer, speaker, and activist based in the north suburbs of Chicago. She serves as a board member for ESA and Sojourners, and partners with other Christian leaders to highlight and move the conversation forward on issues of race, ethnicity, and gender within the church.

Alexie Torres-Fleming

Alexie Torres-Fleming is a public speaker and writer, the former executive director of the Sister Fund, and currently serves as a senior fellow for the Funders’ Collaborative on Youth Organizing. Her vision for change in the face of daunting obstacles and her successful efforts to cultivate a new generation of young leaders dedicated to promoting peace and justice in their communities has propelled her to be a national voice on issues of faith, community organizing, and social justice.

Core Conversations

Teresa Pasquale Mateus

Teresa Pasquale Mateus is a trauma specialist, contemplative practice teacher, author & speaker. She is ED/co-founder of The Mystic Soul Project – a POC-Centered approach to contemplation, activism & healing. She is author of Sacred Wounds & Mending Broken with a third book forthcoming Fall 2018.

Seth Wispelwey

Seth is a grassroots organizer and pastor. He is one of the leaders in Charlottesville who trained and mobilized clergy to confront white supremacy. Seth has organized people of faith for years to engage in public policy advocacy with organizations like ONE, Bread for the World, and IJM.