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2019 Public Policy Conference Speakers

Kate Anderson

Los Angeles County

Abby Browning

CA Governor's Office of Emergency Services

Lori Chatman

Enterprise Community Investment, Inc.

Ken Chawkins

Southern California Gas Company

Gary Clark

Fund for Santa Barbara

Efrain Escobedo

California Community Foundation

Christine Essel

Southern California Grantmakers

Josh Hall

Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority

Chris Hoene

California Budget & Policy Center

Esi Hutchful

California Budget and Policy Center

Tammy Halevy

Public Private Strategies

Antonia Hernández

California Community Foundation

Lisa Hershey

Housing California

Andrea Iloulian

Conrad N. Hilton Foundation

Nike Irvin

ZWN, Inc.

Romilda Justilien

Tides Advocacy/Tides Foundation

Mara Keisling

National Center for Transgender Equality

John Kim

Advancement Project

Chris Ko

Home for Good, United Way of Greater Los Angeles

Alan Kwok

Northern California Grantmakers

Veronica Lewis

Homelessness Outreach Program Integrated Health Care System

Rey López-Calderón, JD

California Common Cause

Connie Malloy

California Citizens Redistricting Commission; The James Irvine Foundation

Julio Marcial

Liberty Hill Foundation

Christine Margiotta

Measure H Citizens' Oversight Advisory Board; Social Venture Partners Los Angeles

Heather McCulloch

Closing the Women's Wealth Gap

Christina Miller

Office of Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti

Sheila Mitchell

Los Angeles County Probation

Darryl Molina Sarmiento

Communities for a Better Environment

Dr. Jeffrey Mount

Public Policy Institute of California

Priska Neely

KPCC, Southern California Public Radio

Greg Nelson

Parker Media / Parker Foundation

Steve Nissen


Allie Olson

LIFT - Los Angeles

Kim Pattillo Brownson

First 5 LA

Silvia Paz

Alianza Coachella Valley

Laura Peralta

Citi Community Development

Giannina Pérez

Office of Governor Gavin Newsom

Nona Randois

Alliance for Justice

Solana Rice

Liberation in a Generation

Dave Sheldon

Southern California Grantmakers

Lauren Smith


Tunua Thrash-Ntuk

Los Angeles Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LA LISC)

Cheri Todoroff

LA County Department of Health Services

Karin Wang

UCLA School of Law

Tara Westman

The California Endowment