Linh Thủy Nguyễn is an assistant professor of American ethnic studies at the University of Washington.
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.
Clara Berridge studies technology in elder care at the University of Washington. She was the lead author of the study “Caring for Washington’s older adults in the COVID-19 pandemic: Interviews with organization leaders about the state of social and healthcare services.”
Michael Hebb is the founder of Death Over Dinner, an organization that encourages people to discuss death with family and friends. He also launched the End of Life Collective, an online resource that connects people to death and dying experts and providers.
Matthew Perry is an executive board member for Jewish Prisoner Services International. The organization’s mission is to help Jewish inmates, their families and those reentering society.
Matthew Sutton is a professor at Washington State University. He teaches courses on religious history and wrote American Apocalypse: A History of Modern Evangelicalism.
Rabbi Barry Leff is the interim senior rabbi of Herzl-Ner Tamid synagogue in Mercer Island, Washington. When his conservative Jewish congregation was unable to meet due to the coronavirus, he led online Shabbat services.
Hyder Ali is the president of the Muslim Association of Puget Sound in Washington.
Paul Harris is a Republican representative in the Washington House of Representatives. He sponsored the 2019 legislation ending the personal belief exemption to the state MMR vaccine requirement. Contact Kent Livingston to arrange an interview.