On April 15, Gov. Inslee will host his Race and Equity Summit, bringing together groups and activists to discuss collaborative efforts on ensuring every Washingtonian has an equal and fair opportunity for success in our state.

KCTS host Enrique Cerna will keynote the summit at Cascadia College in Bothell, and attendees will have the opportunity to attend multiple tracks of sessions, including policing, youth engagement, and leadership. See below for the full event schedule.

Event Details

Friday, April 15, 2016
8:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Cascadia College
18345 Campus Way Northeast, Bothell, WA 98011
Register for the event.

For more information, please contact RaShelle Davis at rashelle.davis@gov.wa.gov or (360) 902-0551.



Welcome and Introduction (Mobius Hall)
Dr. Eric MurrayPresident, Cascadia College
Rep. Luis Moscoso, 1st Legislative District
Chanin Kelly-Rae, Statewide Diversity Manager, Washington State

9:00AM – 9:30AM
Remarks from Governor Jay Inslee (Mobius Hall)

9:30AM – 10AM
Special Guest Speaker

10:30am – Noon
Panel Forum Sessions
Track 1: Policing (Mobius Hall)
Facilitator: Gloria Ochoa
Track 2: Youth Engagement (Room/TBD)
Facilitator: Toka Valu
Track 3: Leadership (Room/TBD)
Facilitator: De’Sean Quinn

Noon – 1:30
Lunch and Keynote (Mobius Hall)
Enrique Cerna

2:00PM – 3:45PM
Group Panel with Graphic Artist (Mobius Hall)
Maketa Wilborn

3:45PM – 4:00PM
Closing Remarks (Mobius Hall)
Ed Prince, Commission on African American Affairs
Michael Itti, Commission on Asian Pacific American Affairs
Uriel Iñiguez, Commission on Hispanic Affairs
Craig Bill, Governor’s Office of Indian Affairs

Keynote Speaker

Enrique Cerna

Enrique Cerna is the Director of Community Partnerships at KCTS 9, Seattle’s public television station. He joined KCTS 9 in January, 1995. Since then, he has anchored current affairs programs, moderated statewide political debates, produced and reported stories for national PBS programs as well as local documentaries on social and juvenile justice, civil rights issues, the environment, and Latinos in Washington state.

View more information about the summit.