Danielle Chynoweth , Organizing Director
Dave Newton , Deputy Director
Steven Renderos , National Organizer
Shilo McCabe , Administrative Coordinator
Shilo graduated from California College of the Arts, Oakland California with a BFA in photography, she works in her own unique style of documentary photography and is involved in multiple long-term photo-ethnography projects exploring gender, body politics and personal expression. She has served on the board of LVA: Lesbians in the Visual Arts and Project Photographer for the Bay Area Women of Color Photo Project. Her art has been shown at many exhibitions across the country, and has been included in The Kinsey Institute Gallery's permanent collection as well as print publications.
Malkia Cyril , Executive Director
Malkia Amala Cyril grew up believing that "everyone deserves a public voice". With a mother that worked both as an editor of the Black Panther's newspaper and as a long-time educator, Cyril recognized the power of media and culture work at an early age. Today, Cyril is founder and Executive Director of the Center for Media Justice (CMJ) and co-founder of the Media Action Grassroots Network, national network of 175 organization working to ensure media access, rights, and representation for marginalized communities. A prolific writer and public speaker, Cyril's articles and quotes-- on issues from Net Neutrality to the communication rights of prisoners to new strategic communications approaches-- have appeared in Politico, the Huffington Post, Essence Magazine, and dozens more, including documentaries including Outfoxed, Broadcast Blues, and MissRepresentation. Cyril is Prime Movers fellow and in 2012 received the prestigious Donald H. McGannon Award for work to advance the roles of women and people of color in the media reform movement.