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Vanguard politicians leading in local government

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US Timezones: Noon - 1pm PT / 3 - 4pm ET

  • Communities
  • Community engagement
  • Online

Bay Area Co-Ambassador Jaylena D. Lomenech FRSA will moderate this US Fellow Coffeehouse event with two Bay Area women sharing how they are changing the perception of what a politician can look like. Join them for an in-depth look at the underside of local politics and what it takes to make lasting change in the community.

Panelist biographies:

  • Bivett Brackett is a proud mother, small business owner and longtime resident of San Francisco. She is passionate about making San Francisco a city for all, with a focus on addressing the widening inequality gap by focusing on helping to select local candidates that have lived experience, not just political experience.
  • Y'Anad Burrell is the Founder and CEO of Glass House Communications (GHC), a boutique Public Relations agency she started 12 years ago. She ‚Äčthe Founder/CEO of iHealth Innovation, a company whose mission is to develop and implement strategies that improve the health and wellness of diverse local and global communities through technology, innovation, collaboration, advocacy and the arts.

RSA US Acknowledgement (October 30, 2020)

We would like to acknowledge that both panelists are currently candidates for elected office in the Bay Area. Their appearance at an RSA US - Fellow led event, at the invitation of an RSA US Fellow, does not constitute an endorsement of their candidacies by RSA US, or the RSA. As a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, RSA US cannot engage in partisan activity, nor endorse political candidates.

This event is taking place on Tuesday 10 November 2020 between:

  • Noon - 1pm PST
  • 3 - 4pm EST
  • 8 - 9pm GMT

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