Philip Yancey is a former journalist and author of numerous books on faith and spirituality, including The Jesus I Never Knew and What’s So Amazing About Grace? His memoir Where the Light Fell recounts his growing up in the fundamentalist U.S. South.
Lincoln Snyder is president and CEO of the National Catholic Educational Association.
Mary Zamore is a rabbi and the executive director of the Women’s Rabbinic Network. She co-authored “Jewish Organizations Must Address the Pandemic Parenting Gender Gap,” published in September 2020 by eJewish Philanthropy.
Robert McElroy is the bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of San Diego. He issued a letter instructing priests in his diocese to decline to issue vaccine exemptions. Aida Bustos is the media contact.
Greg Fairrington founded and leads Destiny Christian Church in Rocklin, California, with his wife. He has offered to issue religious exemptions for vaccination requirements.
Daniel Swartz is executive director of the Coalition on the Environment and Jewish Life. He also is a rabbi and the author of To Till and to Tend: A Guide for Jewish Environmental Study and Action.
Karri Munn-Venn is a senior policy analyst at Citizens for Public Justice. Inspired by faith, the progressive Canadian organization fights for environmental justice issues, including climate justice.
Julian Kunnie is a religious studies professor at the University of Arizona. He launched the Nyakweri Ecological Restoration and Preservation Project, which looks at how climate change affects the Nyakweri forest. Kunnie teaches courses on Indigenous religions, globalization and the environment.
Susan Hendershot is the president of Interfaith Power & Light and ordained in the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ).