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BWOPA Level Up Your Game - Running for Office

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DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel & Spa Napa Valley - American Canyon

3600 Broadway

American Canyon, CA 94503

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Level Up Your Game - Running for Office

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For those interested in running for elected office or positioning for boards and commissions, BWOPA/TILE presents its signature masterclasss to give insights, tools and inside scoop on launching a viable campaign specifically for us.

Register early to get your space. Registration includes pre-class survey, networking, strategic framework, leadership toolkit, mentor-match and lunch.

AGENDA AT A GLANCE (not final)

8:30am - Registration / Sign In

9:00am - Welcome - LaNiece Jones , BWOPA/TILE Executive Director

Opening Remarks - Kimberly Ellis, Unbought & Unbossed (Tentative)

9:30 -11:00am - Session I - Leaders On the Front Line

Moderator: Hon. Dezie Woods Jones, State President/CEO, BWOPA/TILE

  • Hon. Jayne Williams, Former City Attorney, City Of Oakland, San Leandro, Stockton
  • Hon. Brenda Knight, Former Peralta Community College Board Trustee
  • Hon. Cynthia Sterling , Former President, Fresno City Council
  • Hon. Leslie Baranco, Former Stockton City Council
  • Hon. Lori Wilson, Mayor of Suisun

11:00am - 12:30pm - Session II - Building Base of Support / Fundraising

Moderator:

  • Hon. Linda Handy, Peralta Community College District Trustee
  • Taisha Brown, Chair, African American Caucus, California Democratic Party
  • Ingrid Palmer, President, Los Angeles African American Woman PAC

12:30 - 1pm - Lunch - Featured Speaker: Solano County Board Supervisor Candidate K. Patrice Williams "My Story"- Running for Office

1:15 - 2:45pm - Policies + Issues Forum

Moderator: Cassandra Joubert, ScD, BWOPA Solano/Sacramento Regional Director

  • Judge Trina Thompson, Alameda County Superior Court
  • Nyeisha DeWitt, EdD Oakland Natives Give Back
  • Kimberly Mayfield, EdD, Holy Names University

2:45- 4:15pm - Nuts and Bolts

Moderator: LaNiece Jones, MA, BWOPA State Executive Director

  • Latressa Wilson Alford, Esq. VP, BWOPA Solano/Napa Chapter
  • Regina Brown Wilson , California Black Media
  • Rita Forte, Olive Street Agency
  • Ay'Anna Moody, GSW
  • Hon. Fatima Alleyne, PhD, Contra Costa County Board of Education

4:15- 4:30pm - Break

4:30-5:30pm - - Show'em What You Got Presentations

5:30 PM - It's a Rap!

( Agenda may be subject to change)

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DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel & Spa Napa Valley - American Canyon

3600 Broadway

American Canyon, CA 94503

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