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Activism

 

The Lavin Agency represents an inspiring body of activists: a group of artists and educators, authors and humanitarians, all working tirelessly for human rights and equity at home or abroad. They speak on how change can be affected at all levels, from grassroots rallies to major lobbying initiatives. 

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Naomi Klein

Author of No Is Not Enough, This Changes Everything, The Shock Doctrine, & No Logo

Naomi Klein is an award-winning journalist, columnist, and the #1 international bestselling author of seminal books The Shock Doctrine and No Logo. In her book This Changes Everything, and in powerful...

Anastasia Lin

Human Rights Advocate, Award-winning Actress, Miss World Canada 2015 and 2016

Miss World Canada. Award-winning actor. Human rights advocate. Anastasia Lin shatters simplistic categories. With characteristic intelligence—and with rare bravery—she commands global attention for he...

Shaun King

Senior Justice Writer for New York Daily News | Commentator for The Young Turks

Shaun King is one of many voices—though an increasingly prominent voice—within the Black Lives Matter movement. By using social media to highlight, amplify, and discuss news of police brutality, racia...

Mohamed Fahmy

Award-Winning Journalist Imprisoned in Egypt for 438 Days

Mohamed Fahmy spent 438 days in an Egyptian prison—unjustly jailed for conspiring with the Muslim Brotherhood, and for fabricating news for Al Jazeera during his tenure as bureau chief for the Qatari ...

Nadya Tolokonnikova

Human Rights Activist, Founding Member of Pussy Riot

As co-founder of Pussy Riot, Nadya Tolokonnikova spent two years in jail for performing an anti-Putin concert in a Moscow cathedral. Her imprisonment sparked global debate about freedom of expression ...

Angela Davis

Legendary Human Rights Activist

Angela Davis is internationally known for her ongoing work to combat all forms of oppression in the U.S. and abroad. Her work as an educator—both at the university level and in the larger public spher...

Jeremy Scahill

Author of Dirty Wars, Blackwater, and The Assassination Complex

Jeremy Scahill confronts America’s War on Terror—a campaign of assassinations, drone strikes, surveillance, and covert ops—with rare insight. In talks, he draws from his nearly two decades of investig...

Molly Crabapple

Painter, Writer, and Author of Drawing Blood

Molly Crabapple is an artist and writer whose work has been described as “God’s own circus posters,” by Rolling Stone. Crabapple’s art engages injustice, subversiveness, and rebellion. The New York Ti...

Minnijean Brown Trickey

Civil Rights Legend Who Helped Desegregate Public Schools

In 1957 Minnijean Brown Trickey entered history by striding through the front doors of Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas. As a member of the Little Rock Nine, she helped desegregate public ...

Jody Williams

Nobel Peace Prize Laureate

Winner of a Nobel Peace Prize, Jody Williams continues to provide moral clarity and deft diplomacy to the lingering effects of armed conflicts around the world. “It’s pretty obvious why a little round...

Srdja Popovic

Founder of Otpor! and CANVAS; author of Blueprint for Revolution

“People power and nonviolence are here to stay,” says Srdja Popovic. Named among Foreign Policy’s Top 100 Global Thinkers—and author of inspirational handbook Blueprint for Revolution—Popovic is a fou...

Lisa Shannon

Founder of Run for Congo Women

Lisa Shannon has devoted herself to helping women in the Congo. One of O Magazine’s 100 Most Influential Women on the Planet, she is an emphatic speaker who explores the world’s deadliest war through ...

Shereen El Feki

TED Global Fellow and Author of Sex and the Citadel

In Sex and the Citadel, TED Global Fellow Shereen El Feki sheds light on a highly sensitive and still largely secret aspect of Arab society: the sexual lives of men and women. Linking sex to political...