Stephen Asma is a philosophy professor at Columbia College Chicago. He has written about millennials embracing the “magical thinking” of organized religion while not taking advantage of the social benefits.
Reginald Blount is an assistant professor of formation, youth and culture at Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary.
Rabbi Seth M. Limmer leads Chicago Sinai Congregation, a faith community involved in gun violence prevention efforts.
The Rev. Michael Pfleger is senior pastor for the Faith Community of St. Sabina in Chicago. He helps lead an annual march against gun violence.
Elizabeth Shakman Hurd is a professor of political science at Northwestern University. She is the author of The Politics of Secularism in International Relations and Beyond Religious Freedom: The New Global Politics of Religion.
Alan J. Singer is a professor of teaching, learning and technology at Hofstra University in Hempstead, N.Y. He previously taught social studies in New York City and has studied how teachers address the Holocaust in the classroom.
Lindsay Friedman is the managing director of Echoes & Reflections, which works to improve Holocaust education in schools.
Sarah Cushman directs the Holocaust Education Foundation of Northwestern University, which supports and trains college-level educators interested in teaching about the Holocaust.
The Rev. Ruben Duran is the director of congregational vitality for the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America.