2019 Conference Planning Team

Organizing Committee

john a. powell, Conference chair
Director, Haas Institute and Professor of Law at UC Berkeley

Rachelle Galloway-Popotas, Conference Director
Haas Institute Communications

Olivia Araiza
Haas Institute Network for Transformative Change

Evan Bissell
Haas Institute Arts & Cultural Strategy

Nicole-Marie Cotton, Student Rep
UC Berkeley

Elsadig Elsheikh
Haas Institute Global Justice Program

Puanani Forbes
Haas Institute Chief of Staff

Gerald Lenoir
Haas Institute Network for Transformative Change

Stephen Menendian
Haas Institute Research Director and Assistant Director

Sean Reyes, Student Rep
UC Berkeley

Victoria Robinson
Director, American Cultures Engaged Scholarship, UC Berkeley

Arts & Culture

Evan Bissell
Haas Institute

Rachelle Galloway-Popotas
Haas Institute

Dania Cabello
Sports Educator

Takiyah Franklin
Haas Institute Faculty Coordinator and Atlantic Fellows for Racial Equity

Basima Sisemore
Haas Institute Global Justice Program

Sande Smith
California Wellness Foundation

operations & logistics

Puanani Forbes
Sean Reyes
Nicole-Marie Cotton
Tomeko Wyrick

COMMS & MEDIA

Sara Grossman
Marc Abizeid

curriculum

Evan Bissell
Olivia Araiza
Rachelle Galloway-Popotas