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Ellis Hall is an accomplished and prolific performer
Journalist Amy Goodman is host/exec producer of Democracy Now!
Maureen Dowd, winner of the 1999 Pulitzer Prize for distinguished commentary
David Hockney is a world-renowned painter, printmaker, stage designer and photographer
Meg Ryan’s comedic appeal was widely recognized in When Harry Met Sally
Neil deGrasse Tyson is an astrophysicist, author and current host of StarTalk
Sheldon H. Danziger is the President of the Russell Sage Foundation
Bonnie Raitt is an award winning singer and member of the Rock and Roll hall of fame.
Sam Polk is the Co-founder and CEO of Everytable.
Lynn Scarlett is the Global Managing Director for Public Policy at The Nature Conservancy
Former Secretary of Homeland Security Tom Ridge is currently the Chairman of Ridge Global.
Adam Nagourney served as The New York Times' chief national political correspondent