Finding Common Ground: A Westchester Family YMCA Youth Led Discussion


Brick by Brick: Deconstructing Immigration Policy & Building Reform




MARCH 22, 6:30PM-7:30PM




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Featured Panelist:

  • Patrick Valdez, Immigration Attorney, Valdez Law Firm
  • Sara Zaldana, Dreamer, Transportation Engineer, LADOT




Are All Schools Created Equal? Disparity & Equity in LA's Schools
Aired Monday, February 8

  • Debra Duardo, Superintendent of Schools, LA County Office of Education

  • Ilene Straus, Vice President, CA State Board of Education

  • Zaid Fattah, Student Board Member, CA Department of Education


Uniting Our Nation Divided
Aired Monday, January 18

  • Dr. Vicki Radel, Life Enrichment Therapies, Ph.D. in Philosophy of Psychology

  • Rev. Eric Folkerth, Senior Pastor, Kessler Park United Methodist Church


A Societal Responsibility: Helping LA’s Houseless
Aired Monday, December 14, 2020

  • Fr. Greg Boyle, Founder of Homeboy Industries, Author

  • Allison Hurst, Founding Executive Director, A Safe Place For Youth

  • Mike Bonin, LA City Councilmember, 11th District


Topic: The Role of District Attorney & Its Importance in The Criminal Justice System
Aired Monday, November 2, 2020

  • Robert (Bobby) Grace, Prosecutor, Los Angeles County

  • Brady Sullivan, Public Defender, Los Angeles County


Topic: Modern Policing & Concerns Around The Excessive Use of Force

How Did We Get Here?
Aired Tuesday, July 28, 2020

  • Mayor James Butts, City of Inglewood

Where Are We Now?
Aired Tuesday, August 4, 2020

  • Sergeant Jeretta Sandoz, Vice President, Police Protective League
  • Jason Butler, Activist, Musicia, Former Y&G Delegate and Advisor
  • DeWitt M. Lacy, Lawyer, Law Offices of John L. Burris

Where Do We Go from Here
Aired Tuesday, August 11, 2020

  • Chief Cecil Rhambo, Airport Police Department
  • Carl Douglas, Civil Rights Attorney
  • Dr. Stefan Bradley, LMU Professor & Chair of African American Studies

Special Thank You to our task force volunteers!

Rachel Adebabay
Hampton Cantrell
Christina Davis
Darin Earley
Gregg Goldfarb
Christian Johanson
Tom Johnston
Aaliyah Mack
Richard Maire
Christa Ramey
John Ramey
Kathleen Ramey
Emily Starr