Social Impact Advocate, Community Building
Husayn Allmart (he/him) was born in Chile, moved to the US when he was 2, and then decided to plant himself in the Midwest.
He traveled the US and Chile as part of a Baha’i performing arts group, lived on a Lakota reservation in South Dakota after high school, went to school to become a teacher in central Illinois, worked with incarcerated youth, then moved into the nonprofit world. He attributes everything he knows about what a more just and equitable world looks like from the Black, Brown and Indigenous women he’s had the honor of knowing.
Husayn’s Causes: education, decolonization, racial justice, LGBTQ advocacy
Social Impact Manager, The Arts
Helen Butler (she/her) was nurtured in the cauldron of narrative artmaking by many unsung social justice heroines and heroes.
Years of rich creative exposure in community-based arts encouraged her into a practice of devising creative interventions for national housing, regional social service, and local juvenile justice agencies; child abuse and sexual assault prevention nonprofits; college and university departments; and faith organizations. In more recent years, she has been exploring the complementary movements of self-reflection and community engagement through performance arts and crafts.
Helen’s Cause: exalt the nobility of humanity through the arts
Social Impact Coordinator, Funds
Born and raised on the South Side of Chicago, Jennifer Ciucio (she/her) has over 20 years of non-profit experience.
She joined the Wayfarer Foundation in 2021 as the Grant Operations Coordinator. Before joining the team, Jennifer spent over 12 years working for the FCAN program as the Office and Logistics Manager, providing direct service, education, and advocacy for HIV-affected families in Illinois. Jennifer also spent seven years working for an association management company as the Office and Senior Manager of multiple non-profit accounts. She started her career in 1998, working at a religious institution assisting in fundraising. Jennifer enjoys working for non-profits and helping make a difference in people’s lives and communities.
Jennifer’s Causes: child welfare, animal welfare, and equality
Social Impact Consultant, Marketing Communications & Media Strategy
Angela Dennis (she/her) a global business and marketing communications director, social impact advocate and change-maker, is determined to use her vast experience to contribute to the betterment of the world.
Having worked for over 25 years for FTSE and Fortune 100 companies; engaging with spiritually-rooted and justice-oriented nonprofit organizations and delivering presentations on children’s education, racial and social equity is her passion. She is a lover of the Arts in all forms and an active member of the Baha’i Faith, giving service to institutions, to children’s classes, junior youth and youth initiatives. Born and raised in Bedfordshire, UK , she currently lives with her family in London.
Angela’s Causes: education, children, junior youth and youth, racial justice, healing and unity, social justice and gender equality.
Social Impact Organizer, Interfaith & Partnership Engagement
Rich Havard (he/him) has been formed by his rural Mississippi childhood, the best and worst of the Christian church, and past and present justice movements.
Rich’s Causes: racial justice and LGBTQ inclusion
Originally from small-town Texas, Laura Herrick (she/her) is fast friends with anyone who also says “y’all” in everyday conversation.
Laura’s Causes: children, arts, race unity, gender equality, the oneness of humankind.
Social Impact Advocate, Society Building
Audrey Moy (she/her) lives somewhere between sunshine, the shade of mature trees, budding flowers, and laughter.
For her, family and a few solid friendships are her bedrock. She’s a lover of food and culture, and understands the importance of dreams, goals and perseverance. Her work has always been people-centered in management across various sectors including government, education and hospitality. She strives on leaving everywhere she toils, better than how she found it, and knows that in order to attain global peace and love, we must see ourselves in each other.
Audrey’s Causes: eradicating constructs and systems of oppression, healing racism
Alex Oishi (he/him) was originally from Seattle in the cloudy Pacific Northwest, formed by the beautiful nature and community that surrounded him there.
Alex’s Causes: LGBTQ+ advocacy and racial justice
Social Impact Specialist, Youth
Jasmine Taylor (she/her) is usually found with food and family, and oftentimes turning on the music and dancing.
Jasmine’s Causes: racial justice, youth, social justice, education, race unity and racial healing, gender equality