Encounter RVA Alumni

Ammar Amonette, Imam of the Islamic Center of Virginia

Rev. Reuben Boyd, Senior Pastor of 3rd Street Bethel AME Church

Dave Brat, U.S. Congressman, Republican. Virginia’s 7th District

Dr. David Dwight,  Head Pastor and founder of Hope Church

Claire Gastanaga, Executive Director of the ACLU (advocate for civil liberties/rights)

Rabbi Michael Knopf of Temple Beth-El

Ted Lewis, Executive Director of Side by Side VA

Donald McEachin, U.S. Congressman, Democrat. Virginia’s 4th District

Dr. Archana Pathak, VCU Department of Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies, Hindu and social justice activist

Rev. Kathryn Pocalyko, Pastor of Lutheran Church of our Saviour

Father Michael Renninger, Pastor of St. Mary’s Catholic Church

Pastor Jim Somerville of First Baptist Church

Linda Tissiere, CEO of the YWCA (advocate for survivors of sexual assault)