Hailing originally from Columbia, Missouri, Caullen is a social justice advocate and award-winning Chicago-living film director and producer with over half a decade of experience in film, commercial and television/web. Starting at a young age, Caullen has educated himself on topics concerning economic systems, black liberation, various social movements, as well as commonly implemented organizing theories for radical societal change. While living in Los Angeles in 2012, he spent time learning the development and business side of the film industry. In June 2013, Caullen joined that love and knowledge of cinema and social justice to create SoapBox Productions and Organizing. He recently earned a masters degree in sociology to better implement the soon-to-come research center within SoapBox. When he's not creating films or consulting with grassroots organizing campaigns, Caullen can be found teaching fitness classes or sipping on the finest of whiskeys...but not at the same time. See more at CaullenHudson.com.
David A. Moran Multimedia Director
David Alfonso Moran Barreto is a Chicano native whose parents first settled in “La Villita” on the West Side of Chicago. With a stress on education and religion, David began reading and critically analyzing literature from a young age – drawing him to his love for poetry. With a degree in Creative Writing from Columbia College Chicago, David has sought to use language(s) and critical thinking to challenge and provoke the sociopolitical climate of today. As an advocate for civil rights, social justice, and immigration reform, David looks for crucial dialogue in a polarized system in hopes of bringing about a better state for all. When he's not recording an episode for “Bourbon ‘n BrownTown” or editing for SB Editorial, he can be found serving at Maple and Ash.
Desirae Gladden Creative Planning Manager
Although Desirae would be nothing without espresso shots and excel sheets, she finds passion in organizing for experience and cause. After being diagnosed with Stargardts Macular Degeneration in 2003, she learned that one of her greatest assists as a legally blind individual was not her ability to mistake lamp posts for people, but to approach social issues from new perspectives and provoke constructive dialogue surrounding change. Desirae received her Bachelor of Arts in Arts Management from Columbia College Chicago and served as a Site Coordinator for Columbia's annual Manifest Urban Arts Festival in May of 2017. In her down time, she can be found watering her plants or painting her next masterpiece. See more at DesiraeGladden.com.
Amy Potter New Media Architect
Genta Tamashiro Podcast Engineer
Taylor Maness Contributing Organizer
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