Booking Our Speakers

Ulysses W Burley III

 Ulysses W Burley III is the Founder and Sole Proprietor of UBtheCURE, LLC a consulting company on the intersection of faith, politics, health, and human rights. He is an Obama appointee to the U.S. Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS and member of Great Black Speakers Bureau. Ulysses formally served as member of the World Council of Churches Executive Committee. In 2016 he was named Top 40 Under 40 in the U.S. in Minority Health for his work in HIV/AIDS in communities of color. “I don’t desire to save the world. It’s my belief that Someone already did that. My only desire is to change it.”
Social media: Instagram & Facebook|@ubthecure, Twitter|@ulyssesburley

Liz Lin

Liz Lin is a Senior Fellow at Newbigin House of Studies in San Francisco, where her work focuses on race and culture.  She has a PhD in clinical psychology, as well as master’s degrees in theology and psychology, from Fuller Theological Seminary.  She speaks about race in America, particularly where Asian Americans fit into the picture, and a range of Asian American issues, including family dynamics, mental health issues, and unique challenges facing Asian American students.

Twitter: @curiousliz

Lawrence Richardson


Lawrence Richardson speaks on transgender inclusion, diversity trainings, and travels the country presenting this information to faith-based organizations, governmental, businesses, and non-profit organizations that seek to be more welcoming for LGBTQI and people of color.

Advocating for justice and the social advancement of all people, Lawrence uses his experiences to empower people toward wholeness volunteering with organizations like PFLAG, Black Trans Advocacy, Inc. and the Minnesota Transgender Health Coalition.

Links to Speaking: Lawrence Richardson YouTube
Booking: [email protected]
Twitter: @Larry2_0

Nathan Roberts

Nathan Roberts is a Pastor and Director of community Engagement in Columbia Heights, MN and the Co-Founder and US Director of Daylight Center and School in Kenya reaching out to at-risk students. He speaks and leads workshops on sustainable models of development in Africa, honest storytelling and online ministry, and how churches and non-profits can foster authentic dialogue around race and privilege. He prefers to speak alongside people of color and has a great list of speakers he can speak with in a dialogue format.

Booking: [email protected]
Twitter: @nathaniroberts

Rozella Haydée White

As a writer, teacher, preacher and public theologian, Rozella Haydée White is a known presence on social media boldly engaging issues of faith, justice, mental illness and the radical and transformative love of God as embodied in the person of Jesus. She is committed to the pursuit of justice and the envisioning of faith as a catalyst for social change. Rozella is a sought after coach, consultant, speaker, and writer who is desperately seeking justice, mercy, humility and love. She believes that everyone is gifted and has the power to transform themselves, their communities and the world when they tap into their most authentic self.

Email: [email protected]
Twitter: @rozellaw

Brandi Miller

Brandi Miller is a campus minister and critical race theorist working to bridge the gap between evangelicalism and justice-centered liberation. Centering her work on deconstructing white supremacy in theological thought, she regularly preaches and speaks on navigating power and privilege in the church, Christian ethnic identity development toward multi-ethnic community, and understanding justice as central to the way and work of Jesus.

Website: stirringupholymischief.com
Booking: [email protected]
Social Media: Twitter- @brandinico

Stephanie Vos

Stephanie Vos is a passionate speaker and writer based in Minneapolis, who spends her time thinking about bodies, feminism, the environment, and diverse experiences of spirituality. A mystic at heart, Stephanie has a particular interest in facilitating transformative and contemplative experiences including meditation and embodied practice. She believes that “we all do better when we all do better” and that our daily lives are powerful opportunities for awakening.

Kathy Khang

Kathy Khang is a writer, speaker, and coffee drinker based in the north suburbs of Chicago. She is the co-author of More Than Serving Tea (IVP, 2006), God’s Graffiti Devotional (2015), and Do Better Study Guide (2017) and is a columnist for Sojourners magazine and The Covenant Companion and partners with Christian influencers to move forward on issues of race, ethnicity, and gender within the Church.

Website: www.kathykhang.com
Facebook: www.facebook.com/kathykhangauthor
Twitter: @mskathykhang

Michael Vazquez

Michael Vazquez is a college campus minister and national ministry planter with Incarnation Ministries and an M.Div. student at Western Theological Seminary. He is a leader, storyteller, researcher, and educator advocating, speaking, and writing on biblically based social justice, contemplative activism, inclusion, and reconciliation. Michael is committed to empowering others to become holistic witnesses of the Gospel both in and beyond the academic world.

Booking: [email protected]
Twitter: @mvsebastian

Marchaé Grair

Marchaé Grair is a writer and storyteller whose personal soundtrack can be described as a remix of gospel music, her grandmother’s prayers, Maya Angelou’s writing, and Beyoncé’s Lemonade. Marchaé gives workshops and talks about intersectional communications strategies that center the margins and require honesty and accountability as a key part of communications. She gives talks that range from teaching technical “how-tos” on platforms to aligning communications with personal or institutional mission.

Marchaé is currently the Public Relations and Outreach Director at the Unitarian Universalist Association and was previously the Digital Content Manager at the United Church of Christ.

Links to past  speaking engagements: www.marchae.com/speaking-engagements
Booking & Info: [email protected]
Twitter: @MarchaeGrair
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MarchaeG

Tuhina Verma Rasche

Rev. Tuhina Verma Rasche lives a hyphenated life as a second-generation Indian-American woman. She focuses much of her work and ministry on racial justice, dismantling white supremacy, and conversations on the complexities of identity/ identities. She is ordained in the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA), the Networker for and co-conspirator with #decolonizeLutheranism, co-curator of a subversive online Advent devotional (#F***ThisS***/ #RendTheHeavens), and has served as a young adult mentor with The Forum for Theological Exploration.

Booking: [email protected]
Social Media: Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, Medium: @tvrasche

Bianca Louie

Bianca Louie is an educator, researcher, and community organizer based in the San Francisco Bay Area. She teaches regularly on the intersections of race, queer identities, and faith among youth, college students, and churches. Her research is on “Queer Asian American Christians: Redemptive Reclamation and Subversive Imagination.” She can be reached at

Twitter: @beyonkz

Carolina Hinojosa-Cisneros

Carolina Hinojosa-Cisneros is a Tejana poet, freelance writer, and speaker. Her work focuses on faith and Latinidad and has appeared in On Being, Rock & Sling, The Rumpus, SheLoves Magazine, and more. She has forthcoming work in Latina Outsiders: Remaking Latina Identity, Christianity Today, Bird’s Thumb, and others. She lives in San Antonio, Texas where she earned her BA in English from the University of Texas at San Antonio.
Twitter: @CisnerosCafe
Insta: @CisnerosCafe
Naiomi Gonzalez is currently a PhD history student at TCU. She also has an MDiv and an MA in MIddle Eastern and Islamic Studies. Her academic studies focus on the interconnection between American foreign policy, state violence, and non-state violence. She is also passionate about discussing and critiquing the ways in which the Church supports state violence against marginalized groups: whether its through blind support of american foreign policy, advocating for homophobic or racist domestic policies, or fetishing non-violence for the black/brown community yet supporting state sanctioned killings of black and brown people.
twitter: @gonzaleznaiomi