• our freedom squad



    darren harley

    founder & ceo, Open to Change

    artist / activist / book writer...

    lead guide @ the OTC Experience

    principal @ the OTC Reparations Fund


    nita joshi baum

    founder, b*free

    board president, Solar Responders

    freelance / business / wellness ninja

    editor-at-large, Open to Change


    adrian jones

    Harlem born & bred

    dedicated father / community leader

    trainer / photographer / concierge

    reparations advisor, Open to Change


    amy harfeld

    Washington, D.C. native

    dedicated mother / community leader

    national policy director / senior staff attorney, Children's Advocacy Institute

    reparations advisor, Open to Change


    shareefa abdul-ali

    Spanish Harlem native

    dedicated mother / community listener

    security / enforcement officer

    reparations advisor, Open to Change


    seth jacob

    freshman @ Boston University

    enjoys reading, skiing, & learning about

    different places & cultures

    student intern, Open to Change






    If there is no struggle... there is no progress.
    Frederick Douglass, (1818 – 1895), American abolitionist...






  • our partners

    b* free
    harlem grown
    the luena foundation
  • to support our art-powered engine of change...

  • reason compassion love dignity justice








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    social change


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