YES! Issue Contributors – A New Social Justice
Anoa Changa (she/her) is a Southern-based movement journalist. She has a deep history of working within the realms of advocacy and justice. She hosts the podcast The Way with Anoa, tackling politics and current events through a Black progressive feminist perspective. Changa received a B.A. in sociology and a master’s in city and regional planning from Ohio State University. She was awarded a J.D. from West Virginia University College of Law, where she was a W.E.B Du Bois fellowship recipient.
Edgar Villanueva is an enrolled member of the Lumbee Tribe. He is the founder and principal of Decolonizing Wealth and Liberated Capital. Villanueva is a nationally recognized expert on social justice philanthropy, previously holding leadership roles at the Schott Foundation, the Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust, and the Marguerite Casey Foundation. He currently serves as the chair of the board of directors of Native Americans in Philanthropy. He is the author of Decolonizing Wealth.
Molly Costello (they/them) is a White queer illustrator, food grower, beekeeper, and seed saver. Through their art practice they explore themes of interconnectedness, reciprocity, biomimicry, police and prison abolition, as well as our larger capacities for social transformation. Molly hopes that through the making and sharing of their artwork they can play a small role in our deep work of reimagining and reshaping our dominant culture away from patterns of supremacy, violence, and greed toward cultures of accountability, collective wellness, and abundance.