Donna Orem is the president of National Association of Independent Schools. The association includes more than 1,600 independent private K-12 schools in the U.S.
Emma García is an economist at the Economic Policy Institute. She specializes in the economics of education and education policy and co-authored an opinion column, “Why homeschooling in pandemic has failed for many families,” published by USA Today in February 2021.
C. Nicole Mason is the CEO of Institute for Women’s Policy Research. Erin Weber is the media contact.
Jennifer Hawks is associate general counsel of the Baptist Joint Committee for Religious Liberty in Washington, D.C. She provides legal analysis on church-state issues. In May 2020, her opinion piece titled “School voucher proponents are using the COVID-19 crisis to push for taxpayer money for religious education” was published by Baptist News Global.
Susan Hendershot is the president of Interfaith Power & Light and ordained in the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ).
Aderson B. Francois is a Georgetown University law professor and director of the Civil Rights Clinic and Voting Rights Institute. His scholarly interests include voting rights.
Jessica Anderson is executive director of Heritage Action for America, a conservative grassroots advocacy group created by the think tank the Heritage Foundation. Noah Weinrich is the media contact.
John C. Yang is the president and executive director of Asian Americans Advancing Justice. For media inquiries, contact Michelle Boykins.
Scott Kennedy is senior adviser and trustee chair in Chinese business and economics at the Center for Strategic and International Studies in Washington, D.C. The media contact is H. Andrew Schwartz.