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Elisa Spungen Bildner and Robert Bildner
Co-authors, The Berkshires Farm Table Cookbook
Co-chef and co-owner, Prairie Grass Cafe
Illustrator, artist, designer, and book creator
Writer, director, performer, creative director, provocateur, and entrepreneur
Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, creator of the 1619 Project, Knight Chair in Race and Journalism at Howard University, and founder of Howard’s Center for Journalism and Democracy
Carol Anderson, Ph.D.
Charles Howard Candler Professor and Chair of African American Studies, Emory University
Professor of Creative Writing, New York University. Award-winning poet and 2016 MacArthur Fellow.
President and CEO at New America
Author, podcast host, and anchor of MSNBC’s "American Voices with Alicia Menendez"
Award-winning actor, singer, director, composer, playwright, and author
Mixed-media documentarian, journalist, and educator
George F. Will
Pulitzer Prize-winning syndicated columnist on politics and domestic and foreign affairs for The Washington Post
Peter W. Tragos
Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum and Instruction, New Trier High School D203, Winnetka, IL
Writer, essayist, and author
New Trier High School Class of '22
Lisa Miller, Ph.D.
Professor in the clinical psychology program at Teachers College, Columbia University
Steven C. Rockefeller, Ph.D.
Author, essayist, and professor emeritus of religion at Middlebury College
Award-winning journalist and author
Creative director at Parent Nation at the University of Chicago’s TMW Center for Early Learning + Public Health
Journalist and author
Staff writer for The Atlantic and author, The State Must Provide