Jeanne is a trainer, facilitator, and social and environmental justice activist with a professional background in training, organizational development, and online instructional design. Jeanne's professional specialities include experiential online training and facilitation, inclusion, strategic campaign planning, and career development. Jeanne also brings experience in non-profit administration, recruitment, and volunteer coordination.
Since 2001, Matt has worked with the church-based nonprofit On Earth Peace, which offers leadership development for faith-rooted efforts to stop violence and build reconciliation, where he provides a special emphasis on nonviolent social change. He has been actively involved with Training for Change as a trainer since the age of 19.
In 2008 Jen moved to Philadelphia and got involved in the immigrant rights movement. Thorugh that work Jen participated in several TfC trainings and help create the New Leadership School, a leadership development program for immigrant leaders in Philadelphia. She is passionate about socio/economic and environmental justice, working from a human rights framework, and enjoys fundraising to support work that promotes a better world.
Zein is a community media maker, organizer, and trainer based in Philadelphia. He's made media with Scribe Video Center, Media Mobilizing Project, and independently and is in current political community with LeftRoots, the Maypop Collective for Climate and Economic Justice, and Philly Thrive, an environmental justice campaign fighting fossil fuel expansion in Philadelphia.
Vega is a professional coach focusing on social justice/ social change activists and nonprofit staff. Past involvements include, Executive Director of Chaya, an anti-domestic violence organization serving South Asian women and their communities; a co-founder of the Rainbow Dragon Fund, an AAPIP Giving Circle promoting philanthropy in and benefiting D.C. Metro Area LGBTQ AAPI community.
Janée is the Director of Organizational Culture for the William Caspar Graustein Memorial Foundation, whose mission is to achieve equity in education by working with those affected and inspiring all to end racism and poverty. She also has several years of experience as a facilitator and trainer of grassroots organizers and community coalitions seeking to create change by addressing racism, economic injustice, early childhood education, and food security. She writes about social justice issues on her blog What Matters.
Hilary is an educational administrator and diversity practitioner who has worked for nineteen years in independent schools. Her approach to anti-bias/anti-oppression education in privileged communities is deeply informed by intersectionality, non-violent communication, and her own identity as a black biracial transracial adoptee.