PROGRAM AND SPEAKERS

REGISTRATION, BREAKFAST

Breakfast catered by That Brown Girl Cooks (learn more)

Book Fair provided by Estelita's Library (learn more)

WELCOME, INTRODUCTIONS AND ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

Seattle Equity Summit Co-Chairs

Sarah Walczyk, Executive Director, Satterberg Foundation

Azura Mizan Tyabji, WA State Youth Poet Laureate

WARM UP JAM

Saman Kouretchian + Karen Terrado, The SIX Wellness Studio (hip hop yoga)

MORNING KEYNOTE WITH 10 MINUTE Q&A

Cultivating Inclusive Leadership: From Power to Possibility

Kiran Ahuja, CEO, Philanthropy Northwest

WORKSHOP

Deepening Cross-racial Skills and Conversations

Shay Stewart-Bouley, creator of Black Girl in Maine, and Debby Irving, racial justice educator and author, Waking Up White, and Finding Myself in the Story of Race

NETWORKING, BUFFET LUNCH, POWER WALK/EXERCISE/DANCE

Lunch catered by That Brown Girl Cooks

Saman Kouretchian + Karen Terrado, The SIX Wellness Studio 

PANEL DISCUSSION

Regional Challenges: What’s Working, What’s Next

This panel will highlight examples of programs that are working in the region and beyond to advance economic, housing and education justice.

Moderator: Aiko Bethea, Head of Diversity and Inclusion, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

Panelists:

Trish Millines Dziko, Founder & Executive Director, TAF

Phyllis Turner Brim, Vice President, Assistant General Counsel IP, Technology & Brand Protection, Starbucks

Mariko Lockhart, Director, Seattle Office of Civil Rights

Rahim Rajan, Deputy Director, Postsecondary Success, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Edgar Villanueva, Philanthropy executive and author, Decolonizing Wealth

BREAKOUT SESSIONS (CHOOSE 1 OF 3)

Creating Systemic Change

1. Housing Equity: What’s Working Here and in Harlem

Moderator: Michelle Merriweather, President & CEO, Urban League of Metropolitan Seattle

Panelists:

Andrea Caupain Sanderson, CEO, Byrd Barr Place

Malcolm A. Punter, President & CEO, Harlem Congregations for Community Improvement

Greg Davis, Managing Strategist, Rainier Beach Action Coalition

Kristin Brown-Patrick, Director of Equity and Training, Mary's Place

2. Economic Equity: Leveling the Playing Field

Moderator: Brian Stout, Independent Strategy & Policy Consultant

Panelists:

Vanessa Daniel, Founder & Executive Director, Groundswell Fund

Mary Le Nguyen, Executive Director, Washington-CAN (Community Action Network)

mark! Lopez, Executive Director, East Yard Communities Environmental Justice

Boting Zhang, City of Seattle Economic Development Initiative

3. Education Equity: Access and Opportunity for the Next Generation


Moderator: Nikkita Oliver, Support & Advocacy Manager, Creative Justice

Panelists:

Daniel Pak, Co-Founder, Totem Star

Manuela Arciniegas, Interim Director, Andrus Family Fund

Keisha Sopher-Scarlett, Ph.D., Executive Director, Organizational Development & Equity-Seattle Public Schools

Lindsay Hill, Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, Raikes Foundation

STRETCH BREAK with the SIX Wellness Studio

FACILITATED COLLABORATION ROUNDTABLES

Economic/Workforce Development, Education, Housing

A CONVERSATION WITH john a. powell, Director, Haas Institute for a Fair and Inclusive Society and author, Racing to Justice

 Moderated by Rochelle Riley, Columnist, Detroit Free Press and author, The Burden

Working Together to Change Systems

How may practitioners, policy makers and funders effectively collaborate to accelerate attaining equity in Seattle? What would it take for Seattle to be a model for equity by 2024?

CLOSING REMARKS, TAKE AWAYS, NEXT STEPS

Nikkita Oliver & Aleca Gleser

Summit Co-Chairs

NETWORKING RECEPTION

Bites and Drinks provided by That Brown Girl Cooks