Our Collaborators

Tarana Burke is the Founder of the “me too” movement and co-host of a Town Hall with A Long Walk Home’s Girl/Friends leaders at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.


Eve Ewing is a renowned poet and University of Chicago sociologist who offered comic book workshops to A Long Walk Home’s Girl/Friends.


Tatyana Fazlalizadeh is a prolific public artist who collaborated with A Long Walk Home’s Girl/Friends as a part of her Stop Making Women Smile project.


Dream Hampton is the noted filmmaker of Emmy-nominated Surviving R. Kelly series and strategic consultant for A Long Walk Home’s leadership team.


John Legend is an EGOT winning singer, songwriter, philanthropist and one of the earliest supporters of A Long Walk Home with his Show Me foundation.


Jada Pinkett Smith is a celebrated actress who supports A Long Walk Home by wearing our “Got Consent” shirt on red carpets and in media appearances.  


Gloria Steinem is a feminist icon, active fundraiser, and strategic advisor for A Long Walk Home.


Jamila Woods is a beloved Chicago musician who collaborated with A Long Walk Home for our Black Girl Takeover project and the Rekia Boyd Memorial Project. She has also led writing workshops with the young leaders.