Participants

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Art Acevedo
Chief, Houston Police Department
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Steve Adler
Mayor, City of Austin
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Madeleine Albright
Former U.S. Secretary of State
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Yamiche Alcindor
White House Correspondent, PBS NewsHour
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Jamie Azure
Tribal Chairman, Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians
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John Hope Bryant
Founder, Chairman, and CEO, Operation HOPE, Inc.
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Colette Pierce Burnette
President and Chief Executive Officer, Huston-Tillotson University
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Shemekia Copeland
GRAMMY-nominated Blues Musician
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Karrelle Dixon
Managing Director, Wieden+Kennedy
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Angela Evans
Dean, LBJ School of Public Affairs, The University of Texas at Austin
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Duke Fakir
Founding Member of The Four Tops
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Julieta Garibay
Texas Director and Co-Founder, United We Dream
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Terrance L. Green
Assistant Professor, Department of Educational Leadership and Policy, The University of Texas at Austin
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Dolores Huerta
Founder and President, Dolores Huerta Foundation
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Jimmy Jam
GRAMMY Award-winning Songwriter and Producer
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Valerie Jarrett
Longest-serving Advisor to President Obama and Author
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Wyclef Jean
GRAMMY Award-winning Musician
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Luci Baines Johnson
Daughter of Lyndon and Lady Bird Johnson
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Tom Johnson
Chairman Emeritus, LBJ Foundation
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Vernon E. Jordan Jr.
Civil Rights Activist and Senior Managing Director of Lazard Frères & Co. LLC
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Peniel E. Joseph
Founding Director, Center for the Study of Race and Democracy, LBJ School of Public Affairs, The University of Texas at Austin
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George Lopez
Comedian, Actor, and Producer
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Kathleen McElroy
Director of the School of Journalism, The University of Texas at Austin
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Cappy McGarr
Co-creator of The Kennedy Center Mark Twain Prize for Humor and LBJ Foundation Board Trustee
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DeRay Mckesson
Civil Rights Activist and Organizer
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Leonard N. Moore
Vice President for Diversity and Community Engagement, The University of Texas at Austin
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Aparna Nancherla
Comedian and Actress
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Patty Orlando
Creative Director, Wieden+Kennedy Portland
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Brittany Packnett
Co-host of Pod Save the People and Teach for America's Vice President of National Community Alliances
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Cristina Tzintzún Ramírez
Founder and Executive Director, Jolt
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Lynda Johnson Robb
Daughter of Lyndon and Lady Bird Johnson
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Claudette Robinson
Member of The Miracles
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Thomas A. Saenz
President and General Counsel, MALDEF
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Bob Santelli
Founding Executive Director, GRAMMY Museum
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Glenn E. Singleton
Author and Creator of Courageous Conversation
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Dulcé Sloan
Comedian and Correspondent for The Daily Show
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Victoria DeFrancesco Soto
Director of Civic Engagement and Lecturer, LBJ School of Public Affairs, The University of Texas at Austin
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Bryan Stevenson
Founder and Executive Director, Equal Justice Initiative
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Larry Temple
Chairman, LBJ Foundation
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Mark K. Updegrove
President and CEO, LBJ Foundation
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Jose Antonio Vargas
Pulitzer Prize-winning Journalist, Emmy-nominated Filmmaker, and Founder of Define American
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Ruth Wasem
Professor of Public Policy Practice, LBJ School of Public Affairs, The University of Texas at Austin
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Mary Wilson
Founding Member of The Supremes
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Andrew Young
Civil Rights Legend and former UN Ambassador, Congressman, and Mayor of Atlanta
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Sasheer Zamata
Comedian and Former Cast Member of Saturday Night Live
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Javier Zamora
Award-winning Salvadoran American Poet and Activist

Participants subject to change