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Jazmin is a Digital Principal at Kivvit and Digital lead for Hispanics in Philanthropy. As a digital strategist, she uses her passion for nonprofits, advocacy campaigns, narrative power analysis, civic tech and community organizing for social change.

The Rev. Julie Cicora was ordained an Episcopal priest in 2000. Prior to her ordination, she worked as a sales representative for Hewlett-Packard for 22 years calling on Computer resellers and distributors. Julie served three churches in the Diocese of Rochester before being called to work on the Bishop’s staff as Canon for Mission and Ministry. Her main responsibilities were transitions...

Deirdre is a writer and educator with a background in community-based projects and faith formation. Raised in a Catholic Worker family in the City of Newburgh, NY, she earned a Bachelors degree at Smith College and a Masters at the Graduate Theological Union. As a young adult, Deirdre was mentored by the international Grail women's movement. She has been active in various grassroots efforts...

Barbara Deming, noted activist, author and prominent member of the Episcopal Diocese of Rochester, was instrumental in bringing RMM to Western New York over 10 years ago. Barbara has also served as President of RMM, guiding the organization with a thoughtful and constant presence.

Working with not-for-profit and social justice groups and in the public sector for more than 40 years, Debi has developed a broad range of skills and capabilities. She writes and edits for diverse audiences to make information and services more accessible. She has served the needs of members and constituents in both national and regional groups, organized dozens of conferences and professional...

Ziheem Edmonds is a 25-year veteran of working with the Rural & Migrant Ministry Overnight Leadership Camp. His background is in music and arts, and he holds an Associate’s Degree in Criminal Justice from Herkimer College, and a Bachelor’s Degree in Law Enforcement Leadership from SUNY, Canton. He has deep roots in the Hudson Valley, and hopes to use his experiences and education to build...

Ruth Faircloth, Rural Women’s Assembly Outreach Coordinator was born in Florida to remarkable farmworking parents. Ruth migrated with her family to the fields of New York State. She has been in the forefront of empowering rural communities for decades, having helped found the youth organization, UNITY as well as the Daughters of Sarah, an ecumenical women's leadership development and support...

Rabbi Michael Feinberg is the Executive Director of The Greater New York Labor-Religion Coalition. The Coalition educates and engages the interfaith religious community on issues of worker rights and economic justice. A diverse, multi-ethnic organization with members in all five boroughs, its primary goal is build a sustainable, long-term alliance between faith community and labor movement in...

Laura Garcia, Overnight Summer Camp and Youth Arts Group alumni is the Newburgh Enlarged City School District Family and Community Engagement Coordinator. She is the Founder of Dreamers with No Borders, a group of young adults whose Mission is to educate and empower the Latino, undocumented and migrant community in the Hudson Valley through the attainment of higher education and civic...

Dr. John L. Ghertner, MD, was raised in the extremist south during the violent era of racial and religious warfare. He grew up watching his congregation rub swastikas off the Temple in Nashville, while his rabbi marched throughout the beginnings of the protest movement led by Martin Luther King, Jr. For the past 10 or so years, Lory has been working within the migrant community helping his...

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