In May 2015, Carl Dix and Cornel West put out a Call for Rise Up October. Members of the #RiseUpOctober Advisory Board are: Gina Belafonte,Carl Dix, Eve Ensler, Jamal Joseph, Arturo O'Farrill, Rev. Stephen Phelps, andCornel West.
Click Here to see the Steering Committee of RiseUpOctober
Click below to hear many of them speak at the event August 27, 2015: