Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) in the Bay Area

DEI in Action – DEI in Practice?

Explore D. E. & I. with Key Thought Leaders

Virginia Kase

Melissa Breach (L)

Fred Blackwell (R)

Madeline Kronenberg

Allie Cannington

Casey Farmer

Why Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion is Right for the League of Women Voters


Key Address: The Bold Choice to embrace D. E.& I. – Why D. E. & I. is right for the League

Virginia Kase, CEO, LWV U. S.

Leadership Roundtable: D. E. & I. in CA – A Plan for Action

Melissa Breach, E.D., LWVCA | DEI Task Force

Virginia Kase, CEO, LWV U.S.

Moderator: Madeline Kronenberg, President, LWV Bay Area

System Change: Personal & Organizational Change

Identifying our Personal Bias and Cluster break-out

Laura Eberly, Director of Social Change, YWCA San Francisco and Marin

Laura Eberly’s slide presentation


Panel: DEI Doesn’t just Happen – Policy Changes and Conscious Choice

Fred Blackwell, CEO, San Francisco Foundation

Mary Ann Okpalaugo, DEI Manager, Bay Area Air Quality Management District

Mary Ann Okpalaugo’s slide presentation

Moderator: Hannah Doress, Consultant, Word Out Consultant

Hannah Doress’ slide presentation

Allies, Partners and Opportunities

Ally Building – What is it? | Cluster Breakout

Ken Werner, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Director, LWV Bay Area

Madeline Kronenberg, President, LWV Bay Area

Ken Werner and Madeline Kronenberg’s slide presentation


Partnering for Success 


National Disability Voter Registration Week (NDRVW)

Allie Cannington – Statewide Community Organizer, Disability Organizing (DO) Network

Partnering in the Census

Casey Farmer, Executive Director, Alameda County Complete Count Committee Census 2020

Casey Farmer’s slide presentation

Kate Kennedy, Chief Development Officer League of Women Voters of the United States


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Mary Ann Okpalaugo

Tammera Campbell

Kate Kennedy

Fred Blackwell

Madeline Kronenberg

Ken Werner

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