Our vision is to empower the youth of America to change their world through the story of Civil Rights Icon, Joan Trumpauer Mulholland and other Freedom Fighters. We aim to support educators in teaching kids about the Civil Rights Movement and apply those lessons to their world today. We will empower students to make a difference in their world.
Our mission is to preserve, share and continue the legacy of Joan Trumpauer Mulholland and her work in the Civil Rights Movement. We want to inspire children everywhere to choose the courage of their convictions. Through our scholarships, educational material and events we will educate and inspire children to make a difference in their world.
Loki Mulholland – Founder & Executive Director
Loki Mulholland, a native of Virginia, is an award-winning filmmaker, author and the son of Civil Rights Icon, Joan Trumpauer Mulholland. Loki has won multiple film festival awards including the Utah Film Awards, Best Documentary at the National Black Film Festival and over 36 Telly Awards for his various work in video production. His first book, “She Stood For Freedom”, (nominated for the 2017 Amelia Bloomer Award) is a nationally published illustrated kid’s book about the life of his mother. Currently, Loki resides in Utah and runs the foundation he created, The Joan Trumpauer Mulholland Foundation, to continue his mother’s work, teach people about the Civil Rights Movement and inspire kids to make a difference in their world.
Robert Hanson has almost 30 years of experience driving profitable growth in challenging, competitive and volatile markets. He’s planned, launched and capitalized two successful for-profit enterprises, four capital campaigns and managed fundraising initiatives up to $52m/annually and managed a staff as large as 28, as well as over 100 volunteers. Some of his more recent work includes:
- Exec Director of Eagle Condor Humanitarian
- President of Washington Institute for Graduate Studies (40+ year old graduate tax school)
- VP at The Institute for Self-Reliant Agriculture (aka Feed the World)
- Exec Director of Utah Valley University’s Foundation.
Robert received his BBA from North Carolina Central University (Magna Cum Laude in business/finance, 1996) and an MBA from University of New Haven (2003). Having honorably served for 3 years, Robert is a veteran of the 82nd Airborne Division, US Army (Ft. Bragg, NC) and completed a 2 year mission with his church.
Jeanne Luckett has been a communications professional for over 50 years, working principally with nonprofits, public agencies, and social justice and human rights initiatives. She is currently communications consultant for the Eudora Welty Foundation (since 2007) and the International Museum of Muslim Cultures (since 2001), a position she held in 2012-2013 for the Medgar and Myrlie Evers Institute and from 2010-2012 for the Mississippi Freedom 50th Foundation. From 1975-2007 she was co-owner of Communication Arts Company in Jackson, Mississippi, an internationally award-winning graphic and exhibit design and media production studio.
Jerry Mitchell – Civil Rights Advisor
The stories of Clarion-Ledger investigative reporter Jerry Mitchell have helped put four Klansmen and a suspected serial killer behind bars. His stories have also exposed injustices and corruption in Mississippi, helping lead to investigations, exonerations, firings and reforms of state agencies. A winner of a $500,000 MacArthur “genius” grant and more than 30 other national awards, including being named a Pulitzer Prize finalist and a recipient of the inaugural Medgar Evers Justice Award, he is finishing his memoir about his pursuit of civil rights cold cases, Race Against Time, for Simon & Schuster.
Kim Mogilevsky – Education Officer
Kim Mogilevsky is a 15 year veteran teacher who earned her National Board Certification in 2002. Kim is the Chief Product Officer for Studies Weekly – Social Studies, Science and Math basal textbooks for K-8 students. Studies Weekly has over 90 publications and provides rigorous and relevant educational materials in all fifty states and the Caribbean. Kim leads the Research & Development team to develop evidence-based curriculum materials for students in grades K-8. Kim presents to State Department of Education offices, school districts, state, national and international conventions and conferences all over America and the Caribbean.
Katrina Rouse – Curriculum Advisor
Katrina is a SC certified educator with more than 15 years of experience and currently serves as K-12 Social Studies Coordinator for her school district. Katrina develops social studies curriculum based on state standards and provides professional development on evidence based best practices for teachers. She has presented curriculum and professional development on state and national levels. Katrina is an elite writer with Studies Weekly and helps develop articles and assessment materials for the publication.
Nate has more than 25 years of senior financial management experience. He has a Master’s of Accountancy from Utah State University and is a currently licensed CPA in the state of Utah. He began his career with Deloitte & Touche serving a variety of clients in the retail, healthcare and public utilities sector. He left Deloitte after 6 years as an audit manager. He then worked as a controller and CFO in the high tech sector for 5 years. He then spent approximately 10 years in the direct sales industry as an international controller and CFO travelling extensively in Asia, Europe and Latin America addressing key strategic international finance issues from taxation to treasury and budget to statutory financial reporting. Currently, he is the Controller for Family Search.org which has global reach in connecting individuals to their ancestors so they better understand their family. He is married with 4 children and enjoys outdoor sports, including skiing, hiking & off-road ATV’ing.