Nalia

is a student and activist who organizes for racial and gender justice. When hate crimes spiked during Trump’s campaign, she knew her appearance put her at higher risk for attack. She wants to create a space where femmes and people of color can train to strike back.

Meyer

Meyer has spent years building international solidarity on food and housing issues. After being attacked by a group of white supremacists and losing several teeth, he understands first-hand the need to organize in self-defense against rising anti-Semitism.  Meyer is inspired by figures like Pacifico Di Consiglio, a Jewish teenager who  organized an anti-fascist boxing gym under Mussolini’s regime.