Dr. Antonio R. López is a Social Justice advocate, writer, and educator. Formerly the Executive Director of the Little Village Environmental Justice Organization (LVEJO) from 2013-2016, Dr. López now serves as LVEJO’s Senior Advisor. He currently teaches courses for the Steans Center for Community Based Service Learning at DePaul University, and serves as a board member for the Building Equity and Alignment for Impact initiative. Dr. López has written extensively on anti-poverty and anti-racist social movements in Chicago, and has also contributed to human rights, environmental justice, and economic justice struggles in Chicago and on the U.S./Mexico border. His writings have been published in Breaching The Colonial Contract: Anti Colonialism In The US and Canada (2010), by the Chicago Grassroots Curriculum Taskforce, and by the Arcus Center for Social Justice Leadership at Kalamazoo College.