Audrey D. Jordan, Ph.D.
Audrey is currently an independent consultant with her own practice – ADJ Consulting and Coaching. Audrey’s consulting areas of expertise are in capacity building for resident-centered, place-based community change; cultivating community, organizational and collaborative partnership capacities for results accountability; and teaching about and facilitating conversations to promote racial equity and social justice. Audrey is also a certified executive life coach, focused on “accompanying social justice leaders and teams to unchain power for transformation.”
Before moving to California five years ago, Audrey served in various staff roles in philanthropy, most recently in Boston, Massachusetts (2010-2012), and before that for twelve years at the Annie E. Casey Foundation in Baltimore, MD. Before her stint in philanthropy, Audrey accumulated more than fifteen years of work experience in participatory evaluation research in public agencies, non-profits and in academia in Virginia. She was director of Community Evaluation at the Center for Public Policy’s Survey and Evaluation Research Lab at Virginia Commonwealth University. She has an M.A. in Social Psychology from The University of Virginia’s Social Psychology program, is a graduate of Virginia Commonwealth University’s Master of Social Work program, and a graduate of the Virginia Commonwealth University doctoral program in Social Work and Social Policy. Audrey currently lives in Fontana, CA, joyfully reunited with her family of origin.
Khuram Hussain, Ph.D.
Khuram Hussain completed his PhD in the Cultural Foundations of Education at Syracuse University and currently serves as Associate Professor and Graduate Director of Education at Hobart and William Smith Colleges.
He is co-founder and Board Chair of Tools for Social Change – which prepares communities to use dialogue to build bridges and advance social justice. He has conducted hundreds of workshops with schoolteachers, university employees, college and high school students, non-profit organizations, law enforcement, community organizers, and military personnel, to address diversity and inclusion. This work has received recognition by the NAACP, the U.S. Army Reserve, along with multiple universities, school districts and municipalities.
His scholarship explores culturally responsive, community-oriented, democratic education. He has given over two dozen peer-reviewed lectures and keynotes and is published in eleven peer-reviewed publications, including the Journal of Moral Education and the Journal of Race, Ethnicity and Education. His book, Weapons for Minds is under contract with Johns Hopkins University Press.