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February Happy Hour - Racial Justice: white privilege and allyship
Our guest speaker this month is Sydney Richardson-Gorski. A California native turned Washington DC transplant, Sydney has dedicated both her professional and academic careers to elevating the concerns, voices, and powers of marginalized communities. Sydney has worked as an advocate for youth in the juvenile justice system; fought for lower pharmaceutical drug prices and the repeal of the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act; and researched, recruited, and contributed to the development of the National Advisory Council on Eliminating the Black-White Wealth Gap and their work in creating a transition plan for the next President of the United States. Currently, Sydney is an integral member of the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law Election Protection team, supporting EP in a number of ways including providing logistical assistance for the 866-OUR-VOTE hotline, managing the process for our state-based informational materials, and liaising with our legal volunteers.

Sydney is a summa cum laude graduate from Menlo College with a BS in Marketing and a BS in Business with a concentration in Human Resources; a member of both the Beta Gamma Sigma Honor Society and the Alpha Chi Honor Society; and a recipient of the Google Cloud Academic All-District award.

Feb 24, 2021 05:30 PM in Pacific Time (US and Canada)

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