BWOPA/TILE DWJ Public Policy Fellowship Series

Supporting the vision of improving the plight of  the African American community, join us for up-close and candid conversations with public policy experts and practitioners highlighting BWOPA’s core policy issue areas - Health, Education, Criminal Justice and Economic Security.

Leveraging Our Power Through Public Policy Series






November 8 * 3pm | Innovators, Instigators & Influencers
Creating Change through Policy, Initiatives and Advocacy Campaigns

Moderator:  Carol Burton, MSW, Managing Principal Jeweld Legacy 

Panelists:    Byrhonda Lyons, Award-winning VideoJournalist - CalMatters

                    Hon. Fatima Alleyne, PhD, Trustee, Contra Costa County Board of Education /

                       & DWJ Public Policy Fellow Alumni

                    Hon. Shay Franco Clausen, Campaign Consultant

                   Candice Elder, Founding CEO, East Oakland Collective

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15  * 3pm
Taking a Seat at the Table
Formulating and Promoting Impactful Policy Solutions


22  * 3pm
Unapologetic Policies for Unprecedented Times
Pushing the Policy Agenda Forward



Meet Our Fellows:  Cohort 5



Patricia Foley                                                 Iris Crawford 
Health                                                            Environmental Justice



Armonee Jackson                                           Ta Lynn Mitchell
Civic Engagement/Criminal Justice                    Education