Reverend Harry Louis Williams, II is a minister and social activist hailing from Oakland, CA. He is the author or co-author of eight books, ranging in genre from Black History to Urban Fiction.

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Marvin is the inaugural “First Church Berkeley Public Theologian in Residence” and a facilitator at the “Faith Leaders Round Table” at The Haas Institute for a Fair and Inclusive Society.

Del Seymour has been a member of the Tenderloin community for the past 30 years and is often referred to as the Mayor of the Tenderloin.

Reverend Harry Louis Williams, II is a minister and social activist hailing from Oakland, CA. He is the author or co-author of eight books, ranging in genre from Black History to Urban Fiction.

Marvin is the inaugural “First Church Berkeley Public Theologian in Residence” and a facilitator at the “Faith Leaders Round Table” at The Haas Institute for a Fair and Inclusive Society.

Marvin is the inaugural “First Church Berkeley Public Theologian in Residence” and a facilitator at the “Faith Leaders Round Table” at The Haas Institute for a Fair and Inclusive Society.

Marvin is the inaugural “First Church Berkeley Public Theologian in Residence” and a facilitator at the “Faith Leaders Round Table” at The Haas Institute for a Fair and Inclusive Society.

Alicia Garza is an Oakland-based organizer, writer, public speaker, freedom dreamer, and one of the Co-founders of the Black Lives Matters Movement.

Reverend Harry Louis Williams, II is a minister and social activist hailing from Oakland, CA. He is the author or co-author of eight books, ranging in genre from Black History to Urban Fiction.