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Kayla Patrick, National Women’s Law Center

Kayla Patrick is an education policy fellow conducting research and analysis about the barriers preventing marginalized girls from achieving educational success. Kayla has an expertise in using data-based analysis to inform U.S. education policy and practices, especially to improve the lives of underserved children of color. Kayla holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political

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Vivian Bass, Jewish Women International

Vivian G. Bass was elected as Chair of the Board of Trustees of Jewish Women International (JWI) in July 2016 subsequent to serving as Vice-Chair since 2013. Vivian has dedicated her career to improving the quality of life, independence and community inclusion and dignity of individuals with disabilities throughout the Washington, DC area, nationally and

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Hilary Shelton, NAACP

Hilary 0. Shelton, presently serves as the Director to the NAACP’s Washington Bureau / Senior Vice President for Advocacy and Policy. The Washington Bureau is the Federal legislative and national public policy division of the over 500,000- member, 2,200-membership unit, national civil rights organization. In this capacity, Hilary is responsible for advocating the federal public

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Dr. Judy Lubin, Howard University

Judy Lubin is a sociologist, policy analyst, communications strategist and adjunct professor at Howard University. She has more than a decade of experience leading strategic initiatives for nonprofit organizations and government agencies. Dr. Lubin has built an impressive track record of raising awareness and support for some of today’s most pressing women’s, health and social

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E.J. Dionne, The Washington Post

A nationally known and respected commentator on politics, Dionne appears weekly on National Public Radio and regularly on MSNBC. He has also appeared on News Hour with Jim Lehrer and other PBS programs. Dionne began his career with New York Times, where he spent fourteen years reporting on state and local government, national politics, and

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Warren “Renny” Wolfson, Cleveland, JCPA Executive Committee

Warren “Renny” Wolfson, a born and bred Clevelander, is currently on the Executive Committee of the JCPA. He has served and distinguished himself in several top leadership roles at the Jewish Federation of Cleveland including Past Chair of the Community Relations Committee, Past Chair of the Annual Campaign for Jewish Needs, and Past Chair of

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Judith L. Lichtman, 2013 Chernin Awardee

Judith L. Lichtman has been a guiding and influential force in the women’s movement for more than 40 years. She stepped down as president of the National Partnership for Women & Families in 2004, and is presently senior advisor at the National Partnership. Her commitment, vision, and talent as an attorney and advocate have made

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Registration is open!

We’re pleased to announce registration is open for JCPA2017! It will be three concentrated days where we discuss and debate the big ideas, build skills, and join with leaders around the country as we meet to set strategic and policy priorities of our communities.You don’t want to miss this, Join us today! Register before January

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