Dr. Stephen J. Morewitz,
Stephen is President of the consulting firm, Stephen J. Morewitz, Ph.D., & Associates, San Francisco & Tarzana, CA, which was established in Chicago, IL, in 1988. He is the Founder and President of the Forensic Social Sciences Association, which was formed in San Francisco, CA, in 2014. He is a Lecturer in the Department of Justice Studies and Department of Sociology and Interdisciplinary Social Sciences, San Jose State University and is a Lecturer in the Department of Health Sciences, California State University, East Bay. He is an award-winning author and editor of 13 books and is Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Forensic Social Sciences (in development).
David E. Morewitz, C.P.A., Attorney at Law, is founder of the Steamship Quanza Project. He is a lead researcher and museum curator in the field of the Steamship Quanza controversy and for his work, he was awarded the George Washington Cup by the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, Law School. He is an Executive Producer of Nobody Wants Us.
Executive Producer &
Laura Seltzer-Duny is an award-winning documentary filmmaker and her films have aired on PBS, CNN, MSNBC, CBS, NBC and Discovery Channels. As an impact producer, Laura has produced many stories shedding light on environmental, social justice, and mental health issues. She has a special interest in producing documentaries featuring unsung heroes and the communities they help.
Laura founded Seltzer Film & Video over 15 years ago and her company has produced hundreds of videos for non-profits and educational institutions. She is based in the Washington, DC area.
Chris Sacarabany is sprearheading our educational program outreach. He has 15 years of experience in intercultural and interfaith program management. Prior to joining the Nobody Wants Us team, Chris served as the Executive Director of the Foundation for Ethnic Understanding, a non-profit organization dedicated to strengthening Muslim-Jewish relations globally. He also worked as a consultant at UNESCO - for the UNESCO Félix Houphouët-Boigny Peace Prize and a U.N. competition honoring the victims of the Transatlantic Slave Trade. He started his journey in the field of interfaith/intercultural dialogue as a program manager organizing the World Congresses of Imams and Rabbis for Peace with the Foundation Hommes de Parole based in France.
Patti is an indefatigable advocate for social causes, including arts education, women in politics, and Holocaust survivors. Patti serves as a trustee of the Museum of Jewish Heritage-A Living Memorial to the Holocaust, the Defiant Requiem Foundation, the Selfhelp Foundation, Guild Hall. the Educational Alliance, and many other organizations including her alma mater Carnegie Mellon. She was the executive producer of Ahead of Time: The Extraordinary Journey of Ruth Gruber (2009) and Fiddler: A Miracle of Miracles (2019), and is currently completing a documentary film on the Swedish diplomat, and humanitarian, Raoul Wallenberg, who saved tens of thousands of Jews in Nazi-occupied Hungary.