Aurin Squire is a writer/producer who has a passion for political humor, activism, and civil rights. He has worked as a commissioned playwright and screenwriter for media companies like Moxie Pictures, Local Project, and Red Shirt Entertainment. Squire wrote “Dreams of Freedom,” a multimedia film on the stories of Jewish immigrants at the National Museum of American Jewish History in Philadelphia. “Dreams” which won 3 awards and is in the permanent NMAJH collection. He keeps a blog at sixperfections.blogspot.com.



Caits Meissner is a multi-disciplinary storyteller and long-time arts educator. Currently, Caits serves as Education Programs Manager at Tribeca Film Institute® (though her involvement with this project in no way reflects the Institute, and all work is here is supremely her own.)

 Winner of the OneWorld Poetry Contest, Caits studied under Pulitzer Prize Winner Yusef Komunyakka at the 2008 inaugural Pan-African Literary Forum in Ghana. Her poetry/music EP, The Wolf & Me, was released in May 2010 to acclaim on websites such as Okayplayer. The Letter All Your Friends Have Written You, Caits’ collaborative poetry book with poet Tishon, arrived January 10, 2012 on the Well&Often imprint, a press and online literary magazine where she also serves as a Founding Editor. Additionally, Caits produced the webseries “The Livingroom Sessions,” hosted on Creative Control TV, and is currently working on a variety of new media projects.

Ciara Pressler’s firm, Pressler Collaborative works with small businesses to perfect their marketing, from strategy to daily execution. Before starting PC, Ciara was National Marketing Director for Gen Art, an organization dedicated to supporting emerging artists in fashion, film, art, and music. Ciara started her marketing career as Director of Marketing at Capes Coaching, an entertainment industry career coaching firm.  Before marketing, Ciara was an actor – that career transition inspired forthcoming book, Exit Stage Right.
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Darshania Domingo is a writer, performer and educator who believes in engaging people to communicate and lift up their voices. Darshania founded Lovers Inc. in 2007, an organization dedicated to providing positive resources and tools for youth and those with positive messages to thrive and prosper. Darshania has penned songs for the 13moon National Peace Walk and The Occupy Movement.

Darshania is also a contributing writer for Grungecake Crisis Magazine, YouthOutlook, Community Beat and other publications. Darshania latest book will be released in November 2012 and is titled “Be Free Now.” Find out more at themessageislove.com



A Love Supreme Production specializes in film and video production, art direction and graphic design. Believing in the power of art to shift the world in positive and important ways, their projects are issue-oriented, conceptually creative, highly-celebratory and always, for the people. In their other lives, A Love Supreme folks create obsessively, from poetry to painting, literary editing to event planning, curating to education work. Learn more by emailing them at hello@alovesupremeproduction.com.


Laurence Bass is a DiscJournalist who loves music, art and all things Elmo. He is currently working on his first novel from his childhood room where he once dreamt in his parents’ Baltimore estate.