Beverly Bell has worked for more than three decades as an organizer, advocate, and writer in collaboration with social movements in Latin America, the Caribbean, Africa, and the U.S. Her focus areas are just economies; democratic participation; and political and economic rights for women, small farmers, and indigenous peoples. She serves as coordinator of Other Worlds and associate fellow of the Institute for Policy Studies. She is based in New Orleans.
Tory Field is an organizer and farmer living in Hadley, Massachusetts. She is currently the Research and Education Coordinator at Other Worlds. Together with her partner, she runs Next Barn Over Farm, a 30-acre CSA vegetable farm. In past years she has been a community organizer with Arise for Social Justice in Springfield, MA, and coordinator of a weekly program with women incarcerated in the Rhode Island state prison.