Equity Council

To ensure that equity remains central to the Linked Learning mission and practice, so that an increasing share of students have equitable access to high quality Linked Learning opportunities, and that equity is considered in efforts to expand access to high quality Linked Learning in and across districts and regions.

Scheduled Meetings
September 28th, 2017, 1:00pm – 3:00pm
November 16th, 2017, 10:00am – 12:00pm

Liz Guillen, Director of Legislative & Community Affairs | Public Advocates (Chair)
Arun Ramanathan, CEO | Pivot Learning Partners (Vice-Chair)
Ryan Smith, Executive Director | The Education Trust-West
Taryn Ishida, Executive Director | Californians for Justice
David Kakishiba, Executive Director of East Bay Asian Youth Center, Former Board of Education President of Oakland Unified School District
Marisa Saunders, Principle Associate |  Annenberg Institute for School Reform at Brown University
Dr. Derrick Smith, Assistant Professor | Leadership studies, University of San Francisco
Henry Perez, Associate Director | Inner City Struggle
Talma Schultz, Regional Linked Learning and Programs Director | Center for Powerful Public Schools
Nick Schultz, Executive Director | Pacific Gateway Workforce Partnership
Mikle McBride, Pathways Connection Specialist | Centinela Valley Union High School District