The Difficulty With Moving The Equity Policy Agenda
Dec 13, 2021
Dr. Christina Kishimoto
The Difficulty With Moving The Equity Policy Agenda
Focus of Talk: The Difficulty With Moving The Equity Policy Agenda
As the most diverse State in the nation, Hawaii has the opportunity to leverage the cultural, linguistic, and rich historical diversity of its citizenry to create an equity policy infrastructure that lifts all people as part of a vision for a best-in-nation place to live, work, play, worship, and raise a family. Hawaii's diverse community provides the ecosystem for diverse thinking, idea generation, and innovative solutions and designs. Learn more about the mission and vision of Voice4Equity as a partner for community voice and empowerment. 
Speaker bio: Dr. Christina Kishimoto is the founder of Voice4Equity LLc. A native of New York City, she is a bold advocate for social justice and a national leader on education policy and equity matters. Prior to founding Voice4Equity, Christina was the Superintendent of three school systems, the Hartford Public Schools in Connecticut, Gilbert Public Schools in Arizona, and most recently State Superintendent of Education for the State of Hawaii. She has served on a number of national education boards, and is considered a national Chief for Change. Christina has a daughter who is preparing to serve in the U.S. AirForce, and lives in Honolulu, HI with her husband Steve.