Please join H4A SoCal in a virtual panel discussion on civil rights, public interest and public service. All H4A members are welcome. The panelists will be Candice Cho (AB ’04), Sandy Chung (AB ’99, JD ’02), and Kaitlin Koga (AB ’11). The discussion will be moderated by Angela Makabali (AB ’07). Their bios are below.

Candice Cho (AB ’04) leads the policy team at Stop AAPI Hate, the nation’s leading center tracking acts of hate against Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders. She also serves as a Mayor-appointed Commissioner for the Los Angeles Civil Rights Department. She is the daughter of Korean immigrant parents, the first in her family to graduate from college and the first lawyer.

Sandy Chung (AB ’99, JD ’02) is the Executive Director of the ACLU of Oregon. As Executive Director, she works with the entire ACLU of Oregon community to help create an Oregon of greater justice, equity, and care. Sandy is a graduate of Sunset High School in Beaverton, Oregon, Harvard College, and Harvard Law School. Prior to the ACLU of Oregon, Sandy practiced law and then worked at institutions of higher education including Santa Monica College, Stanford University, and University of Portland. Sandy and her family immigrated from South Korea to the United States in the early 1980s.

Kaitlin Koga (AB ’11) is the Chief Operating Officer of the Bail Project, a national nonprofit organization that pays bail for people in need while working to build a more equitable pretrial justice system. Kaitlin brings over a decade of experience working on social justice issues, including leading direct service work with low-income youth and incarcerated individuals, as well as managing over a dozen impact-focused consulting projects in the US and abroad. She is currently the Board Treasurer of United We Dream, the largest immigrant youth-led network in the country.

Angela Makabali (AB ’07) is an Assistant United States Attorney in the National Division of the United States Attorney’s Office for the Central District of California where she is a member of the Cyber and Intellectual Property Crimes Section. Angela previously clerked for the Honorable Johnnie B. Rawlinson, United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, and the Honorable George B. Daniels, United States District Court for the Southern District of New York. Angela received her AB from Harvard in Social Studies & the Study of Women, Gender, and Sexuality, and her J.D. from the University of California, Berkeley.

Cost: Free
Location: Virtual