GREG HELSMOORTEL

All his life, he has been front and center in this community. After 16 years in office as Town Supervisor, Greg Helsmoortel has decided to slow down and retire. As a community-oriented leader, his goal has always been to push...

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Constance Dyson and Andre Johnson

Rev. Dr. Andre E. Johnson (54) interviewed by National Civil Rights Museum employee Constance Dyson (54) about growing up in North Memphis, participating in the Boy's Club as a kid, his social justice work in the Memphis community, his call...

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Jose Carrillo-Castro and Audrey Faunce

Jose Carrio-Castro (26) is interviewed by his wife Audrey Faunce (26). They speak about Jose, who is currently in med school, and his journey as an undocumented immigrant from Peru, to becoming a doctor, and the barriers that he has...

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Michelle Hayes and Barbara Hayes

Michelle Hayes (46) talks to her mother Barbara Hayes (73) about her life as a mother, wife, activist, educator and living through the pandemic in 2020.

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Usman Mahmood and Zainab Khan

Zainab Khan (37) interviews her mentee Usman Mahmood (21) about growing up in Karachi, Pakistan, moving to Texas, civic engagement in the South Asian communities, the Muslim-American identity, and the next generation of community activists.

LANNY WALTER

“It’s my nature to be involved. I’m always up for a good challenge.” If there is a worthwhile cause in the town of Saugerties, Lanny Walter will get involved. Emerging from an activist family, it was a natural move for...