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The Gandhi-King Global Initiative (GKGI)

Confirmed Speakers

The Rt. Rev. Marc Andrus, Episcopal Diocese of California

Dr. Mubarak Awad, Founder, Nonviolence International

Anthony Chavez, The Education Trust - West

Juanita Chavez, Dolores Huerta Foundation

Ela Gandhi, Founder, Gandhi Development Trust

Rajmohan Gandhi, Research Professor, Center for South Asian and Middle Eastern Studies, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Jonathan Greenberg, Senior Associate Director and Scholar in Residence, The Institute for Nonviolence and Social Justice, University of San Francisco

Jack Herrera, Independent Journalist, Pacific Standard Magazine, USA Today, The Nation

Michael Honey, Fred and Dorothy Haley Professor of Humanities, University of Washington Tacoma 

Veena Howard, Associate Professor of Philosophy and Coordinator of Peace and Conflict Studies, California State University at Fresno

Martin Luther King III

Mary King, Director, James Lawson Institute

David Kirshbaum, Director, Nonviolence International, New York

Aishwary Kumar, Visiting Professor of Political Theory and Intellectual History, Department of History of Consciousness, University of California, Santa Cruz

Manjula Kumar, President and Executive Director, Global Performing Arts

Bernard Lafayette, Founding Director, Center for Nonviolence & Peace Studies, The University of Rhode Island

Rev. Dr. James Lawson

Gauri Mahulikar, Dean & Officiating Vice Chancellor, Chinmaya Vishwavidyapeeth University

Michael Nagler, Founder/President, Metta Center for Nonviolence

Jenna Nicholas, CEO, Impact Experience

Sister Helen Prejean, Ministry Against the Death Penalty

Tenzin Seldon, CEO, Kinstep

Dr. Nandini Tandon, Bay Area Council Economic Institute

Priya Tandon, Bay Area Council Economic Institute

Rev. Floyd Thompkins, Director, Center for Innovation in Ministry

Stephen Zunes, Professor of Politics and International Studies, University of San Francisco

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