Writer, Mat Schwarzman directs the Crossroads Center at Xavier University that trains youth leaders nationwide in community-based arts activism. He holds a Ph.D in Transformative Learning, founded Urban Arts in Oakland, California, and chaired the Arts & Social Change Program at New College of California.
Ellen Forney has been a professional cartoonist/ illustrator since 1992. She teaches comics at Seattle's Cornish College of the Arts. Ellen grew up in Philadelphia and currently lives in Seattle.