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- Jonetta Rose Barras WAMU resident political analyst and columnist for "The Examiner"
- Terry Lynch Executive Director of the Downtown Cluster of Congregations
- Gregory Cork President and CEO, Washington Scholarship Fund
- Gregory Lattimer Attorney, Law Offices of Gregory L. Lattimer, PLLC
- Pat Penney Community activist
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