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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Social Media: Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, Medium: @tvrasche
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