Hello Barkada is proud to be community made. It thrives thanks to its readers and followers, and to the enthusiasm, generosity, and support of the people and organizations listed below.


We're grateful to these amazing artists, creatives, writers, educators, and speakers for being featured in Hello Barkada content and participating in Hello Barkada programming.

Karen AlleluiaLea AndersonDeb AokiRina AyuyangBarbara Brandon-CroftTatum Begay Jade BoldenowRaeghan BuchananReyna CervantesNidhi ChananiAmy ChuJonita DavisSharon Lee De La CruzSandra EquihuaTrinidad EscobarMarco FinneganJulie Fiveash Felice "FeliceY" Haley Natasha KlineElizabeth ItoJohn JenningsViktor KerneyJeandra LebeaufLawrence Lindell Pearl LowTara Nakashima DonahueHab OhMariNaomiAmanda MeadowsDr. Shamika A. MitchellChristina MorelandLaura NeuzethBreena NuñezAmber PadillaStarr RocqueMaxi RodriguezNicky RodriguezJamila Rowser Regine SawyerJade SeaberryRobyn Smith SteenzAngel TrazoJessica TseangKiara Valdez Malissa WhiteBianca Xunise Victoria Ying


Patrons of our work and platform

Valerie DecastroIngrid de LlamasMichelle Gonzaba • Craig Jameson • Lauren Osborne Scott NorlandMelissa PetermanChris SchoenthalArt St. Germain • Dheepan R. • Sammy T. • Stephanie Williams


Patrons of our 2024 Guest Writer Series 

Ingrid de LlamasMichelle GonzabaErwin Magbanua • Lauren Osborne Scott NorlandMelissa PetermanChris Schoenthal


Patrons of our 2024 Comics Series 

Mahrlo AmpostaIngrid de Llamas • Lani Gobaleza • Michelle GonzabaLauren Osborne Scott NorlandMelissa PetermanChris Schoenthal • Stephanie Williams


Patrons of our 2022-2023 Guest Writer Series 

Terrell CollinsIngrid de Llamas • Tu DeVera • Maija Gates • Tommy Goldbach • Michelle Gonzaba • Emma Hamilton • Eddie Ibrahim • Laura Jones • April Keilman • Tim Kimura • Adrienne Ludwig • Meg Mardian • Adam Neese • Lauren Osborne Scott NorlandMelissa PetermanChris Schoenthal


Patrons of the first video of our dance arts series

Christina Chaidez • Michelle GonzabaLauren Osborne Scott NorlandMelissa PetermanChris Schoenthal 


Special thanks to our monthly patrons (in bold) whose recurring contributions also offset operational costs.

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Please follow and support these arts organizations who mutually, intentionally, and actively advocate for historically marginalized creators. We're inspired by their work, and we are grateful for the opportunities they've given us to appear on their platforms. To learn about Hello Barkada's past, current, and upcoming programs with them, visit our Programs & Events page!

Purple logo for Women in Comics Collective International, aka WinC.
Round blue logo for DiverseToons.
Logo and tagline for Virtuous Con, "The ultimate sci-fi x comic culture experience."


We're proud of our work with these organizations on campaigns that raise awareness of their programs and missions. Learn about Hello Barkada Creative Services!

Logo for WinC Magazine.
Logo for Townspeople.


Scott Norland (website consultant)

Cole Norland (cuddles coordinator)