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Can Real Change Happen at the Grassroots?

How Three Community Leaders are Winning the Battle for Fair Wages, Exiting Homelessness, Expanding Prisoner Rights

Ethnic Media Services is pleased to host a conversation with recipients of the 2023 James Irvine Foundation Leadership Awards, honoring seven leaders from six organizations for advancing solutions to critical issues affecting millions of Californians: housing and homelessness, tribal sovereignty and family welfare, criminal justice reform, human rights, education, food insecurity, climate change, and economic justice.

Was Live Friday, Apr 7, 2023 | 11 am PT

Guest Speakers:

  • Chris Contreras, Chief Program Officers, Brilliant Corners
  • Saru Jayaraman, President, One Fair Wage
  • Dorsey Nunn, Executive Director, Legal Services for Prisoners with Children/ All of Us Or None
  • Cindy Downing, Program Officer, The James Irvine Foundation

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