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JLOVE CALDERONE                                                                        Move the Crowd




JLove is Founder and Creative Director of JLove Global, and is a social entrepreneur, activist, author, coach and a creator, producer and director of TV and Film. Storytelling and justice are at the heart of her work.  Her short films, ASIA-ONE: Expect The Unexpected, and From Gangs to Gardens, have garnered an audience of over 18 million viewers. She co-produced 11:55, a feature film by Ben Snyder and Ari Issler. JLove has co-created, executive produced and directed five TV pilots including M1’s The Message featuring Joey Bada$$, The Sound of Revolution, Breaking Bias with Grammy Award winning J.Ivy, and received distribution The Sound of Revolution from Seed & Spark. JLove is the author of That White Girl (Atria Books/Simon & Schuster, 2007), which has been optioned for film. She has also co-edited four books: We Got Issues! A Young Woman’s Guide to a Bold, Courageous and Empowered Life with Rha Goddess (New World Library, 2006); Conscious Women Rock the Page with Marcella Runell Hall, E-Fierce, and Black Artemis (Sister Outsider Publishing, 2008); Love, Race, and Liberation: ‘Til the White Day is Done with Marcella Runell Hall (Love-N-Liberation Press, 2010); and Occupying Privilege(Love-N-Liberation Press, 2012), winner in the social change category of the National Indie Excellence Awards. JLove is a strong voice in the fight for racial justice, and is a member of the SURJ (Showing Up for Racial Justice) National Leadership Team, as well as COO of the Black Girl Animators Collective. @jlovecalderon

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