Kevin Bolling is the executive director of the Secular Student Alliance, which helps nonreligious students form clubs and express their secular identities on campuses across the country.
Simran Jeet Singh is a Sikh, millennial writer, educator and activist. He is a senior fellow with the Sikh Coalition, a columnist for Religion News Service and an adjunct professor for Union Theological Seminary.
Ellie Thompson serves as Reflection Center coordinator for Utah Valley University, overseeing interfaith engagement on campus. She also serves as young adult representative to the board of the Salt Lake Interfaith Roundtable.
Kaya Oakes is the author of The Nones Are Alright and Radical Reinvention: An Unlikely Return to the Catholic Church and regularly publishes articles and essays on religious life. She is also a writing instructor at the University of California, Berkeley.
The Rev. Jim Burklo is associate dean of the Office of Religious Life at the University of Southern California, where he works to get young people involved in religious life.
The Rev. Sharon Risher is a spokesperson for Everytown Survivor Network and Moms Demand Gun Sense in America. Her mother, Ethel Lee Lance, died in the Mother Emanuel AME Church shooting in Charleston in June 2015. Use the contact form on Risher’s website to arrange an interview.
Brian Adams directs the Centre for Interfaith and Cultural Dialogue at Griffith University in Australia. He also serves as Queensland convener for Religions for Peace Australia.
Kristen Farrington is the executive director of the Freedom Forum Institute’s Religious Freedom Center in Washington, D.C.
Tenzin Dorjee serves on the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom, an independent, bipartisan government commission tasked with tracking religious freedom violations around the world. He is also an associate professor of communication, including conflict resolution, at California State University, Fullerton.