As developer of the Deep Equity model for systemic equity reform, Gary Howard utilizes a wide range of personal experiences in exploring diversity and social justice issues in his work leading equity leadership institutes and training. Through the Deep Equity program, he aims to provide educational organizations with the internal capacity to develop professionally for social justice and systemic change.
Benjie Howard is the co-founder and executive director of an arts based experiential outdoor education program focusing on developing youth leadership for equity, environmental sustainability, and social justice. He is the co-architect of Youth Equity Stewardship (YES), an inter-generational process for growing soulful, inspired, brave, and inclusive educational spaces and inspiring authentic community transformation.
Wade Antonio Colwell is the co-founder of Youth Equity Stewardship (YES), an arts-based, experiential and inter-generational process of transformational stewardship of our school communities. As an educator engaging the creative/cultural modalities of song, spoken-word, movement, ceremony and restorative circle keeping, Wade is a rising national voice for deepening relations across generation and difference.