Emily Wang is an associate professor at Yale School of Medicine. She studies health equity for vulnerable populations, including the incarcerated. She helped author a white paper on prioritizing vaccine distribution in prisons.
Grace Yukich is a sociology professor at Quinnipiac University. Her areas of expertise include religion, immigration, culture, race and ethnicity, social movements and politics.
John E. Finn is a professor emeritus of government at Wesleyan University in Middletown, Connecticut. He wrote “Fracturing the Founding: How the Alt-Right Corrupts the Constitution.”
Martin Hägglund is a professor of comparative literature and humanities at Yale University. In his most recent book, This Life: Secular Faith and Spiritual Freedom, he challenges modern commitment to organized religion and capitalism and makes a case for a form of democratic socialism.
Almeda M. Wright is an assistant professor of religious education at Yale Divinity School. She studies African American religion and adolescent spiritual development, and she is an ordained American Baptist preacher.
The Rev. Kent Siladi is a conference minister for the Connecticut Conference of the United Church of Christ. Along with fellow church members, he lobbied against expanding gambling access in Connecticut.
Hamada Halid Altalib is the editor-in-chief of the Journal of Muslim Mental Health and one of the founding directors of the Institute of Muslim Mental Health. He is an associate professor of neurology and psychiatry at Yale University.
Judy Altmann is a Holocaust survivor who often speaks about her experience in schools. She was arrested in Czechoslovakia in 1944 and imprisoned at Auschwitz concentration camp and Essen and Gelsenkirchen labor camps.
Teresa Berger is a professor of liturgical studies and Catholic theology at Yale Divinity School.