(1) Workshop: Fiipino Representation in Public Service

Moderator: Jessica Caloza, Commissioner, Dept, of Public Works, City of Los Angeles

Panelists: Faith Bautista, Board Member, Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFI) Fund Community Advisory Board, U.S. Dept. of the Treasury

Joselyn Geaga-Rosenthal, Commissioner, Dept. of Building and Safety, City of Los Angeles

Susana Reyes, Commissioner, Dept. of Water and Power, City of Los Angeles

Want to serve your community and apply your experience to public service? Did you know that you could be appointed to a board or commission at the local, state, or federal level? This workshop focuses on understanding what appointed positions and commissions are, how to identify these opportunities, understand the process, and learn best practices from those currently serving at the federal, state, and local level.


(2) Workshop: Meet the Funders: Fundraising 101 with Corporate/Philanthropic Leaders

Jenny Wood, Executive Vice President, Liberty Hill Foundation

Vera de Vera, Director, Leadership for Movements, Weingardt Foundation

Learn from leaders of foundations and corporations on ways to improve grant proposals, strengthen funder relationships, and to align your non-profit with current philanthropic priorities. 

Event Timeslots (1)

Friday, August 16 – Civic Engagement
(1) Filipino Representation in Public Service by Jessica Caloza, Faith Bautista, Joselyn Geaga-Rosenthal, and Susana Reyes; (2) Meet the Funders - Fundraising 101 with Corporate/Philanthropic Leaders by Jenny Wood and Vera de Vera