Dahleen Glanton is a columnist for the Chicago Tribune. Since coming to the Tribune from the Los Angeles Times in 1989, she has held several positions, including associate editor on the metro desk and Atlanta bureau chief. As a reporter, she covered many important issues in Illinois and across the nation, including Hurricane Katrina, military families, the Obama Presidential Center and national gun laws. A Georgia native, she is particularly interested in issues regarding race, civil rights and neighborhood violence.
Salome Chasnoff is a Chicago-based filmmaker, installation artist, and educator dedicated to expanding the understanding and practice of social justice. From 2000 through 2001, Chasnoff was the founding executive director, teaching artist, and resident filmmaker at Beyondmedia Education, where she led workshops with people who are traditionally excluded from media production. Chasnoff has an M.A. in Theatre and Performance Studies from Northwestern University and teaches in the Art Education department at the Art Institute of Chicago.