Cheri Gaulke is a performance artist who addressed themes of religion, sexual identity, and cultural transformation in her work. In 1975, she was one of the founding participants of the Feminist Studio Workshop at the Women's Building.
Max Palevsky was born and grew up in Chicago to poor immigrant parents. He did his undergraduate work at the University of Chicago and Yale. After graduate studies in philosophy and logic at UCLA, he became interested in the field of computer science.
Reverend Cohen has also been an anti-nuclear activist and an environmentalist since the 1970's, and currently is the Executive Director of the Ecumenical Council of Southern California, an NGO with the United Nations.