- Anne Lewis, filmmaker, professor of film at the University of Texas at Austin, and higher education caucus co-chair for the Texas State Employees Union/Communication Workers of America (CWA) Local 6186.
- Jessie Wilkerson, professor of history and southern studies at the University of Mississippi, organizer, author of To Live Here, You Have to Fight: How Women Led Appalachian Movements for Social Justice (forthcoming).
- Tom Smith, Organizing Coordinator for the southeastern region of the CWA.
- Bob Hutton, senior lecturer of history and American Studies at the University of Tennessee, member of CWA, Local 3865, and author of Bloody Breathitt: Politics & Violence in the Appalachian South.
Part of the Southern Labor Studies Association’s Dirty Work Conference. For info: www.southernlaborstudies.org