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Kung Feng

Kung Feng is the Executive Director at Jobs with Justice San Francisco, a labor and community coalition that fights for working class power broadly through campaigns for workers’ rights, racial justice, public education and affordable housing. He co-founded Bay Resistance, a project that has mobilized thousands in resistance to attacks from Trump and the Right. He started as an rank-and-file union activist organizing workplaces from the bottom up and organized immigrant workers while at UNITE HERE, the union of hotel and restaurant workers. An activist with Asians4BlackLives, he’s always ready to take direct action for our communities.

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Laura Li

Laura Li is a community organizer and the Campaigner at 18MillionRising.org, a digital first Asian American advocacy organization, where she develops and executes its issue campaigns grounded in local organizing and stories from the margins. She has worked on campaigns ranging from unjust deportation and surveillance to media justice and pop culture, and most recently has spoken about her work on the Hill, Netroots Nation, and Trinity College. She is the recipient of a Fulbright award and her previous work in teaching and research on race relations within the Asian Diaspora has led her to speak at U.S. and Brazilian universities.

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Maria Reza

Maria Reza is proud to come from a family of teachers and powerful women that taught her to never be afraid of her voice. Born in Delicias, Chihuahua, Mexico, she moved to the United States at the age of 10 with her mother and sister in search of a better life and better opportunities. During her time at the University of Texas at Austin, she became involved with University Leadership Initiative, an undocumented youth-led organization that advocates for the liberation of undocumented immigrants in the United States. She has been organizing ever since, having worked with organizations such as United We Dream, United Students Against Sweatshops, the UCLA Labor Center, the Texas AFL-CIO, Catholic Charities, and more. She understands the power her communities wield, and she strives to uplift and empower the voices of those directly impacted as well as pushing for the liberation and self-determination of her communities. She now works as a Digital Organizer at Grassroots Leadership, an organization that advocates for a society that rejects mass incarceration and deportation. She plans to continue to uplift narratives created by directly impacted communities in order to achieve meaningful and restorative change. Maria is also a writer who enjoys reading, singing, watching movies, and cooking (as well as eating) delicious food.

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Libeth Morales

Libeth Morales spearheads organizational, network, and external communications at the Center for Media Justice. She brings over 7 years of communications and marketing strategy experience to her role. Prior to joining CMJ, Libeth was the Senior Communications Manager at the Entertainment Industry Foundation, where she leveraged influential voices in film and television to amplify the impact of the foundation’s various charitable initiatives, including Stand Up To Cancer. As the daughter and granddaughter of immigrants, field workers, musicians, and educators, Libeth is firmly committed to change and justice and holds a deep appreciation for art and education. Libeth earned her BA in Sociology from Wesleyan University in Middletown, CT. A Los Angeles native, she is an avid Dodgers fan and firm supporter of fruit stand vendors who sell cucumber with salt and lemon.

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Jasmine Leeward

Jasmine received a bachelor’s degree in Psychology and Africana Studies from the College of William and Mary in 2016. As the daughter of a Ghanaian immigrant father, she has always been invested in identity politics and the African Diaspora. She has been an organizer with New Virginia Majority since June of 2016. Jasmine started off as a voter registration organizer and is currently the Communications Associate. Much of her work involves fighting for the restoration of voting rights for formerly incarcerated citizens and immigrant rights. She strives to take lofty political policies that are damaging working families and communities of color, and illustrates how they play out in the lives of those it affects. Jasmine’s mission, as an activist by way of communications, is to live up to Audre Lorde’s definition of survival, “learning how to stand alone, unpopular and sometimes reviled, and how to make common cause with those others identified as outside the structures in order to define and seek a world in which we can all flourish.”

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