Stepping Up, Taking Lead: A Roadmap into Politics and Public Service
Saturday, July 10, 2021 | 12:00-4:15 pm EDT | Virtual
First 100 Attendees Receive $10 DoorDash Gift Card
Have you ever thought about running for office or seeking an appointed position? Our democracy needs you!
Join us for an interactive workshop with leading experts and organizations to learn how to run for office and pursue presidential and state appointments.
Check out the lineup below. Registrants will be sent a single Zoom link for all sessions and may join for a partial day.
Panel 1: Leading in Elected Office: Practical Tips for Running and Winning
12:00-1:30 pm EST | 9:00-10:30 am PST
Manny Espitia, Run for Something
Kimberly Peeler-Allen, Higher Heights for America
Moderated by Teresa Acuña, Harvard Latino Alumni Alliance
Panel 2: Stepping into Politics: Advice for Appointed Office and Civic Engagement
1:45-2:45 pm EST | 10:45-11:45 am PST
Reggie Greer, Presidential Personnel Office, Office of President Joe Biden
Cathryn Rivera-Hernandez, Appointments Secretary, Office of Governor Gavin Newsom
Sid Espinosa, Director of Philanthropy and Civic Engagement, Microsoft
Moderated by Cesar Alvarez, Native American Alumni of Harvard University
Panel 3: Lessons from Veterans in Elected and Appointed Office
3:00-4:15 pm EST | 12:00-1:15 pm PST
Delia Garcia, Secretary of Labor, Kansas
Adrian Perkins, Mayor of Shreveport City, Louisiana
Mark Takano, U.S. Representative (D-41), California
Moderated by Sejal Shah Gulati, Harvard Asian American Alumni Alliance
Co-sponsored by: Native American Alumni of Harvard University, Harvard Asian American Alumni Alliance, Harvard Black Alumni Society, Harvard Latino Alumni Alliance
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