Josh Elliott is a state representative for the 88th District of Hamden.
Josiah Brown is the executive director of Connecticut CASA.
Dan Smolnik is a tax attorney in Hamden.
Thomas Broderick is an eighth grade social studies teacher in Ridgefield.
Eric Kuhn has been a musician based out of Middletown since the 1970s.
Melinda Tuhus is a climate activist and an independent journalist.
Tenaya Taylor is the executive director of Nonprofit Accountability Group in Hartford.
David Holahan has been a writer and journalist since he graduated college in 1971.
Barbara Fair has been a criminal justice activist in Connecticut for more than 50 years.