HOPE RISES is a compilation album of 15 Activist Artists from around the country, with diverse genres, backgrounds and styles. What they share in common is their outstanding musical talent and their commitment to activism - through their songs, passion and community work, across various issue areas (see BIOs below). We gratefully acknowledge the HOPE RISES review panelists who helped to screen 100+ submissions for this compilation: Eliza GilkysonJanis IanKathy MatteaDeidre McCallaSaulPaul, and Tom Paxton and Peter Yarrow.

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Production: Neale Eckstein & Noel Paul Stookey
Cover Design: Mac Sunde, Cosmic Potato Arts
Copyright: 2020 Music to Life

Featured HOPE RISES Artists (click link icon to read their bios)

Rising Appalachia
Jason Chu
Brian Claflin and Ellie Grace
Emma’s Revolution
George Ensle
Steven Hernandez
What Time Is It, Mr. Fox?
Taiyo Na
Amanda Pascali
Phillip Sandifer
Sara Thomsen
Raye Zaragoza
Jen Chapin
Buffalo Rose
Eugene Ruffolo