Mihee Kim-Kort is an ordained Presbyterian (PCUSA) minister and serves as co-pastor with her spouse of First Presbyterian Church in Annapolis, Maryland. She wrote a March 2021 column in The New York Times called “I’m a Scholar of Religion. Here’s What I See in the Atlanta Shootings.”
Laura Mariko Cheifetz is the assistant dean of admissions, vocation and stewardship at Vanderbilt Divinity School and a contributing editor to Inheritance, a magazine that focuses on stories of Asian American and Pacific Islander Christian faith. She also is an ordained Presbyterian minister.
Raymond Chang is president of the Asian American Christian Collaborative. Chang, a pastor and a writer, also serves as a campus minister at Wheaton College in Illinois.
Gail Song Bantum is the lead pastor at Quest Church in Seattle. In April 2021, she spoke on a Vanderbilt Divinity School panel about Asian American experiences.
Urgen Sherpa is the president of the United Sherpa Association. The organization launched a food program in April 2020 as the coronavirus spread throughout its New York City borough.
Sister Donna Markham is the president and CEO of Catholic Charities USA. Contact Patricia Cole with media inquiries.
Zahid Hussain is the director of hunger prevention for ICNA Relief. The relief organization is part of the Islamic Circle of North America.
The Rev. Mike Kinman is the rector of All Saints Church in Pasadena, California. The church launched Safe Haven Bridge to Housing amid the pandemic to provide a safe, temporary place to sleep.