Board and Staff

Leadership is provided by a Board of Trustees :

  • Luke Aidger Patterson, (Co-chair)  Peoples’ Justice for Community Control & Police Accountability, a multidisciplinary artist and a 2011/12 grantee.
  • Nathalie Meza Contreras, (Co-Chair) Peoples College of Law, 2007/08, 2015/16 grantee
  • Laura McSpedon (Treasurer) 1999 grantee.
  • Walter L. Putter (Secretary), ArtRage Gallery
  • Matthew Birkhold, PhD.,  2012/13 grantee, Visionary Organizing Lab 
  • Karen Buenavista Hanna, PhD,
  • Ben Graham-Putter
  • Carol J. Kraemer, Director
  • Swati Rayasam, MSc, Co-coordinator for Alliance of South Asians Taking Action (ASATA) [and link to https://ASATA.org] and 2015/16 grantee
  • Rachel Stocking, Ph.D., Dept of History, Southern Illinois University Carbondale.
  • Gina Velasco, Ph.D.,  Assistant Professor, Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, Gettysburg College and a 2007/08 grantee.
  • PG Watkins
  • JM Wong – PARISOL (Pacific Rim Solidarity Network), 2012/13 grantee.
  • Megan Ybarra, Assistant Professor of Geography, University of Washington and Northwest Detention Center Resistance (NWDCR)

In addition, the Fund is supported by a number of Sponsors:

  • Huwaida Arraf, Grantee 2005-2007
  • Margaret Burnham, Grantee 1967/68
  • Mina D. Caulfield (Founder)
  • Noam Chomsky
  • Johnnetta B. Cole
  • Angela Y. Davis
  • C. Quentin Davis (Founder)
  • Chandler Davis (Founder)
  • Terry Davis (Founder)
  • Lennox S. Hinds
  • Nancy J. Hodes
  • Robin D. G. Kelley
  • Mel King
  • Jill Nelson, Grantee 1979/80
  • Jan Phillips, Grantee 1971/72
  • Barbara Ransby
  • Bernice Johnson Reagon
  • Paul Schachter, Grantee 1970/71
  • Andres Torres, Grantee 1980- 1982
  • Mary Helen Washington

Staff
Carol J. Kraemer,
Director

Rest in Power

  • Anne and Carl Braden
  • Barbara Davis (Founder)
  • James A. Donaldson, Ph.D.
  • Ed Dubinsky
  • Richard C. Lewontin
  • Ruth Putter
  • Pete Seeger
  • Allen Silverstone
  • Howard Zinn

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