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Advocacy & Policy Conference
Sunday, March 19, 2023, 10:00 AM to Monday, March 20, 2023, 12:00 PM PST
Category: Events

Advocacy & Policy Conference | March 19-20

Transforming Democracy: Empowering Voices of Students and Faculty

Keynote Speakers

Senator Caroline Menjivar 

Senator Caroline Menjivar was elected in 2022 to represent the cities of Burbank and San Fernando and the communities of Arleta, Canoga Park, Lake Balboa, Lakeview Terrace, Mission Hills, North Hills, North Hollywood, Northridge, Pacoima, Panorama City, Reseda, Sun Valley, Sunland-Tujunga, Sylmar, Toluca Lake, Van Nuys, Winnetka.

From her experience as a community college student to her recent election that shocked the political establishment, Senator Caroline Menjivar exemplifies how democracy can be transformed to better serve our students and faculty.


Steve Phillips

Steve Phillips is a national political leader, bestselling author, and columnist. He is the author of The New York Times bestseller Brown Is the New White: How the Demographic Revolution Has Created a New American Majority and the newly released national bestselling book How We Win the Civil War: Securing a Multiracial Democracy and Ending White Supremacy for Good. 

He is a columnist for The Guardian and The Nation, and an opinion contributor to The New York Times. He is also the host of “Democracy in Color with Steve Phillips,” a color-conscious podcast on politics. He is the founder of Democracy in Color, a political media organization dedicated to race, politics and the multicultural progressive New American Majority.  


All faculty members, union and academic senate leaders, student leaders and those who work in categorically funded programs are encouraged to attend. This is your opportunity to network with colleagues across the state, participate in professional development sessions, and hear from top decision-makers on policy and budget.  

Special Hotel Rate $140
Sheraton Grand Sacramento Hotel |1230 J St, Sacramento

We will be following the guidelines of the Sacramento County Department of Public Health regarding


Contact: Lidia Stoian, Director of Program and Development | 916-447-8555 | [email protected]