Sandhya Rani Jha


Sandhya Rani Jha serves as Director of the Oakland Peace Center, a collective of innovative non-profits working to create justice and peace in the city of Oakland and the Bay Area. Her new book, Transforming Communities: How People Like You Are Healing their Neighborhoods, is a collection of inspiring true stories of ordinary people who stepped into their power and took action to heal their neighborhoods and transform their communities in significant, lasting ways.

Rev. Carol Howard Merritt is a minister whose writing, speaking, and teaching is anchored in theological wisdom and sociological insight. She’s a sought-after keynote speaker, especially on the topic of ministering in a new generation.

Rev. Jim Keat is the host of CPR Live and the Director of Online Learning at The Center for Progressive Renewal. He is also the Associate Minister of Digital Strategy & Online Engagement at The Riverside Church in New York City as well as the creator of online projects and platforms like Thirty Seconds or Less, That'll Preach, ChurchTalk, Live from the Bell Tower, and more. Jim is a divergent thinker, an ideation specialist, and an aspiring minimalist.