Leon Burnette is the founder of the Media Arts Institute, and the director of the Diversity Project in Travel and Tourism. He is deeply passionate about sharing the stories of the civil rights movement of the U.S. South, and teaches, trains, and mentors other storytellers. He is the author of a handbook on the Civil Rights Trail, and a former music executive.
Mitch Bach and Alan Armijo believe in the transformational power of storytelling, and lead workshops and trainings on the subject around the United States. As the leaders of TripSchool, they believe that travel has the power to change minds, educate, and transform the world.