THURSDAY LUNCHEON SPEAKER - Casey Farmer, U.S. Census 2020
Casey Farmer, Executive Director of Alameda County's Complete Count Committee for Census 2020 , will speak on Census 2020: What's at stake for our community, what Alameda County is doing to prepare for a complete count, and what you can do to defend democracy. In spring 2018,Casey managed Measure A, Alameda County’s ballot measure for early education. Casey previously served as Campaign Manager, and later Communications Director to Senator Nancy Skinner (D-Berkeley). Prior to her work in the Legislature, she served as Policy Analyst and Community Liaison for Oakland City Councilmember Lynette Gibson McElhaney, whose campaign she managed in 2012. Casey has also worked in philanthropy for The Rogers Family Foundation and as a high school teacher for students with learning disabilities at Youth Empowerment School (YES) in East Oakland. She earned her undergraduate degree in Sociology and Public Service and holds a Master’s degree in Education.