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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 Racial Justice Program Coordinator for YWCA Orange County, New York. 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 engagement. Laura also...

Rev. Ron Garner has been the Pastor at Wantagh Memorial Congregational Church for the past seven years. Prior to coming to Long Island, he and his wife Maurene, an ordained Minister in the United Reformed Church, served churches in London and Bath, England. Ron is the Chair of the Western District Council of the Long Island Council of Churches, a member of the AMOS Project of Long Island...

Canon Myra B. Garnes is the Canon for Youth & Young Adult Ministries for the Diocese of Long Island. Prior to her arrival in NY, she was the Director of the Cathedral Scholars Program at the Washington National Cathedral in DC and also served as an Academic Class Dean and Director of Multicultural Education at the National Cathedral School in DC. She was installed as an Honorary Canon to...

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...

Gerardo Gutierrez Jr. Esq., is the founder of the Gutierrez Law Firm which provides legal counseling and representation to the immigrant/Hispanic community of the Hudson Valley, as well as educating the community about their civil rights. His experience spans a broad range of government, federal and state agencies as well as the public and private sectors.

Jessica Higgins joins RMM as Development Coordinator with ten years of experience in Development, grassroots fundraising, organizational advancement, and communications. Jessica attended Vassar College, where she got her start in Development in the Annual Fund and Donor Relations. She serves on the Board of Directors for Community Children's Theatre of Dutchess County and is a perpetual...

Dawn hurley has a background in education and sees education as a key tool of empowerment. She has taught in a variety of settings from a public High School in the South Bronx, to a private school in Kigali, Rwanda to adult ESL in Brooklyn. While living in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Dawn broke away from the classroom to join with a number of young Congolese women to start a fair trade...

The Rev. Gerald W. Keucher is the priest-in-charge of St. Mary's Episcopal Church, Brooklyn NY. He is the author of three books on church leadership and finances. He lives on Staten Island NY.

Jane Konitz is a retired Christian Educator having worked for the New Hackensack Reformed Church, Wappingers Falls, NY for 27 years. She is a Certified Associate in Ministry for Christian Education of the Reformed Church in America, and was the RCA's representative to the formation committee of Rural & Migrant Ministry. Jane served as RMM's first secretary and has served on the Board of...

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