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Sarah Hamm is a volunteer for Hope Equals and recently co-led a 6-week educational trip to Palestine. She is currently studying Arabic, and hopes to one day work in the Middle East full-time. Sarah currently resides in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

Albert A. Hamstra is a Christian Reformed Church minister who has served with CR World Missions for almost 35 years.He's currently head of the Global Impact department there. Albert is an associate pastor at Coit Community CRC in Grand Rapids, and is a Steering Committee member of the Michigan Prophetic Voices, Chair of the Board of the Micah Center, and member of the Board of CORR (Congregations Organizing for Racial Reconciliation). He is married with lots of children and grandchildren and he really enjoys quiet evenings at home with his wife, cat and a good book.

Rev. Andy Hanson is pastor of Celebration Fellowship, a multi-site CRC congregation inside the Handlon and Bellamy Creek correctional facilities in West Michigan.

As a speech and debate coach, Bill Harris loves working with young people to help them find their own voice. As a long-time resident of Grand Rapids, he also works to give voice to community needs for racial relations, education, and urban policy. Bill regularly travels with his wife to Chicago to visit their three grandchildren.

Christian Hawkins is an AmeriCorps VISTA member serving as a Refugee Advocacy Specialist at Bethany Christian Services. He previously worked on political campaigns at the state and federal levels, and more recently spent two years abroad as a History teacher. After returning to the United States, he has been actively engaged with promoting greater awareness and understanding of refugee issues.

Tammy Heidbuurt, Regional Ministry Developer (East) with Diaconal Ministries Canada, supports the work of deacons in their call to lead the church in doing justice and loving mercy. Tammy is a part of New Hope Church, (Hamilton, ON) finding creative ways to work with neighbours on projects both big and small, to practice hospitality in the city.

Sophia Henager is the Policy Analyst and Advocacy Fellow in the CRC Office of Social Justice. She has a BA in International Relations and Political Science from Gonzaga University in Spokane, Washington and was born and raised in eastern Washington.

Robin Heppner Entz lives and works in Mali with World Renew with her husband, Zachary, and their 4 children. 

Kelsey Herbert is the Immigration Mobilizer for the CRC Office of Social Justice. She works on mobilizing congregations to advocate for comprehensive immigration reform in the United States. She graduated from Hope College in Holland, MI with a degree in International Studies and Spanish. She is passionate about living into a holistic gospel and the deep interconnectedness of all of humanity and creation. 

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