Advisors

Dr. James J. Zogby

Founder and President of the Arab American Institute
Member of the Executive Committee of the Democratic National Committee

Letty Cottin Pogrebin

Author & founding editor of Ms. Magazine
Founder of the National Women’s Political Caucus; the Ms. Foundation for Women; UJA-Federation Task Force on Women, and the International Center for Peace in the Middle East.

Peter Yarrow

Part of the popular 1960's folk group Peter, Paul & Mary
Their music centered around war, homelessness, the environment, world hunger, apartheid and the Sanctuary Movement.  

Mubarak Awad

Named as “The Palestinian Gandhi"
Founder of Nonviolence International, working with various movements and organizations across the globe.

Dr. Galia Golan

Internationally Acclaimed Israeli Peace Activist, Scholar and Author
Leading Member of Combatants for Peace

Reem Ghunaim

Executive Director for the Rotary Action Group for Peace
Global Peace Index Ambassador for the Institute for Economics and Peace.

Maya Berry

Executive Director of the Arab American Institute, steering the Institute's policy agenda.
Former Legislative Director for House Minority Whip David Bonior

Kathleen Peratis

Human Rights Lawyer
Founding Chair of Human Rights Watch Women's Rights division

Sidney Topol

Entrepreneur & Philanthropist
President of The Topol Group LLC and The Topol Family Fund.

Steve Apkon & Marcina Hale

Film Makers
Director and Producer of "Disturbing the Peace" & Founder of the Jacob Burns Film Center

Rawan Odeh

Managing Director of New Story Leadership for the Middle East, offering Palestinian and Israeli millenials Congressional work placements
Founder of #SheLeads, a gender lens leadership program

Joseph Montville

Originator of “track two” diplomacy used by the USA State Department
Director of the Program on ‘Healing Historical Memory,’ School for Conflict Analysis and Resolution, at George Mason University

Nancy Kaufman

Former chief executive officer of the National Council of Jewish Women
Former executive director of the Jewish Community Relations Council
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