Mimi Kennedy is one of the highest profile progressives in Hollywood. She is the Advisory Board Chair of Progressive Democrats of America, a charter member of Artists United to Win Without War, a leading supporter of Dennis Kucinich’s anti-war presidential campaign in 2004, and has also worked on human rights, environmental and labor issues as well as election protection. Mimi currently guest stars on the sitcom ‘Mom,’ she has an upcoming role in HBO’s ‘The Brink,’ and she has returned to the HBO hit ‘Veep.’ She played Abby on ‘Dharma & Greg,’ had a role on ‘Homefront’ and a stint on ‘In Plain Sight.’ She has acted in many feature films and on the stage. Mimi is also a talented writer. She was a story editor for the Knots Landing TV Series, and her book, ‘Taken To The Stage: The Education of an Actress,’ was praised as “one of the great theatrical memoirs."
Lila Garrett is the host of the KPFK 90.7 fm radio show ‘Connect The Dots.’ She is a founding Board Member of Progressive Democrats of America. A longtime activist and award-winning screenwriter, Lila was the Southern California Chair of the 2004 Kucinich campaign and is a past president of Southern California Americans for Democratic Action. Lila has served on the boards of the ACLU, the Venice Family Clinic, and the Writers Guild of America. She founded Americans Against War With Iraq (AAWWI), and is a founding board member of the California Clean Money Campaign. A television screenwriter, producer, and director, she won two Emmys and the Writers Guild Award.
Beata Pozniak was discovered by Oliver Stone who cast her in JFK as Marina Oswald. This role led to her appearance in over 30 film and TV projects worldwide including ‘Babylon 5’, ‘Mad About You’, ‘The Drew Carey Show’, ‘Melrose Place’, etc. Beginning in the late 1980s, Pozniak began a campaign to get the US Government to recognize International Women's Day. Working with Congresswoman Maxine Waters, she was successful, and the introduction of the first bill in the history of the U.S. Congress for national recognition of the holiday (H.J. Res. 316) designating March 8 as International Women’s Day occurred on March 8, 1994.