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Meet Our 2024 Advocacy Symposium Keynote, Malachi Cereghino

by | Mar 27, 2024 | News

We are thrilled to announce our esteemed keynote speaker for the upcoming National Alliance for Direct Support Professionals (NADSP) 2024 Advocacy Symposium on April 30, 2024. Joining us to inspire, educate, and empower attendees is Malachi Cereghino, a dynamic leader and advocate known for their dedication to social justice causes.

With a background in grassroots organizing and coalition building, Malachi has made significant contributions to various initiatives aimed at empowering marginalized communities. Their leadership and dedication have been instrumental in mobilizing communities, fostering collaboration, and making a lasting impact.

During their presentation, Malachi will provide invaluable insights into the current landscape concerning direct support professionals. This pivotal discussion aims to equip attendees with effective advocacy strategies, including communication with policymakers, grassroots organizing, and empowerment of the direct support workforce through active participation in advocacy efforts.

This presentation is an extraordinary opportunity to hear from a visionary leader who is dedicated to amplifying advocacy with a record-breaking track record.  You won’t want to miss Malachi’s message and invaluable contributions to our advocacy efforts.

Register now to secure your spot at the NADSP 2024 Advocacy Symposium and join us in welcoming Malachi Cereghino to the virtual stage. Together, let’s build a grassroots movement and champion the vital work of DSPs across the nation.

Mobilizing Direct Support Professionals to Engage in Public Policy By Building a Grassroots Movement – Malachi Cereghino

 Malachi Cereghino is a seasoned advocate who currently serves as the Digital Organizing Director at the National Domestic Workers Alliance. In this opening presentation, they will bring expertise in coalition building, grassroots organizing, and leadership development to our National Advocacy Symposium. This critical discussion will help us understand the current landscape as it relates to direct support professionals and share effective strategies for advocacy that includes communicating with policymakers, organizing grassroots efforts and prepare us to build strategies that empower the direct support workforce that comes from actively participating in their own advocacy efforts.

About Our Keynote Speaker: Malachi Cereghino is a seasoned advocate and organizer currently serving as the Digital Organizing Director at the National Domestic Workers Alliance. Previously, they drove impactful change as the Criminal Justice Campaign Director at Color Of Change, overseeing record-breaking membership growth and strategic campaigns. Malachi brings expertise in coalition building, grassroots organizing, and leadership development. They are deeply involved in various social justice initiatives and serve as a board member for organizations like Black Feminist Futures and Frailty Myths, while also contributing as a Direct Action Trainer for groups such as Greenpeace USA and Blackout Collective.

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