Kathleen Chalfant is an actor in theatre, film, and television. She was in the original company of Angels in America and the New York premiere of Margaret Edson’s Wit. Ms. Chalfant has an honorary doctorate from Cooper Union and teaches at The New School. She serves on the Board of Broadway Cares/Equity Fights Aids and on the Board of Friends of The Jenin Freedom Theatre. Ms. Chalfant has worked with Médecins Sans Frontières and other human rights organizations. She is a mother, grandmother, and wife.
“If any of us is enslaved, all of us are enslaved. We must all look into ourselves to see what it is in us that makes slavery possible and what we can best do to root that out.”