Rosalyn is the founder of Uniting Youth Leaders, a non-profit consulting organization dedicated to the healing and revolutionary transformation of low-income and disenfranchised communities. Rosalyn also served as the Community Support Services Director at Richmond District Neighborhood Center (RDNC) in San Francisco, and oversaw the Neighborhood Family Services, Case Management and Youth Employment and Leadership programs. Rosalyn received her Master of Social Work Degree from California State University, East Bay. She is a member of the National Association of Social Workers, New Leaders Council, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., and President Emeritus of the National Alumnae Association of Spelman College, San Francisco Bay Area chapter.
Gino was born and raised in East Oakland, California. After completing a B.A. in psychology at UC Santa Cruz, Gino spent 2 years teaching English in South America and Asia. Back in his hometown, he supported the launch of a new elementary school in East Oakland and educated thousands of California voters about environmental legislative action before finding his calling in youth-led social entrepreneurship. He has spent most of the last 7 years supporting Bay Area youth to launch their own social enterprises.
My name is ab or ahbey, I go by Mucho Banksy while creating. I’m from North Oakland, CA. I like to heal with my community with art and creation at our center. Right now I am making a lot music and falling in love with the drums. I am apart of BLK MGK a collective of 8 individuals creating on a tangible path to liberation. I am to BLK MGK what the moon is to night, I offer my creations and wisdom to the group. To the world I offer my everlasting love.
Adimu Madyun is an educator, filmmaker and musician. Adimu has produced films and music in both the United States and various countries in Africa. Adimu has worked with the Oakland Unified School District for over 5 years as an educator and youth counselor. Adimu also facilitates a men of color achievement circle at United Roots, DetermiNation, and directly trains youth in media and music production.
Desmond Holt (DesignerDesmond formally DB1) is an Autodidact Visual Design and Media expert. He utilizes multiple disciplines from photo retouching to 3d motion graphics to build brands for local bay area musicians to engage their fans and supporters. At the age of 29, he has 10+ yrs of experience working with musicians who present meaningful and impactful music . For the past 5 years, Desmond has been working with small business owners to build online presences for their respective businesses. Using several content management systems, Desmond is able to use his extensive design knowledge with HTML & CSS to create custom websites outfitted with custom product photography.
Raymundo Peralta is an aspiring filmmaker from Oakland, California. He attended San Francisco State University and earned his Bachelor’s in Cinema. He has worked in multiple productions through a small media company in Oakland, California and recently completed his first feature film credit as a 2nd assistant director. Raymundo believes in creating media that deals with social justice amongst minorities and people of color and his love for horror cinema continues to push him to break the boundaries of filmmaking.