CMHACY's 43nd Annual Conference
Committing to Mobilizing Hope and Advocacy for Communities and Youth
Elevating Voices, Influencing Progress
Wednesday, May 10 - Friday, May 12, 2023
2023 CMHACY Conference Keynote Speakers
SOPHIE SZEW WILL BE THE KEYNOTE SPEAKER FOR THE WEDNESDAY, 5/10 OPENING PLENARY SESSION
MICHAEL BALDWIN WILL BE THE KEYNOTE SPEAKER FOR THE THURSDAY, 5/11 OPENING PLENARY SESSION
JAYDEN LIM WILL BE THE KEYNOTE SPEAKER FOR THE FRIDAY, 5/12 CLOSING PLENARY SESSION
Jayden Lim is an award-winning Pomo activist, leader, and full-time student. Born and raised in the ancestral homeland of her people, Jayden began her community-based service in Santa Rosa. Currently an undergraduate student at Stanford University, she is pursuing two majors: Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity with a focus on politics, policy, and equity, and History with a focus on American Law.
In 2016, Jayden received the National Arts and Humanities Youth Program Award with her mother, Nicole Myers-Lim, from former First Lady Michelle Obama at the White House. At this ceremony, Jayden delivered a speech and was granted $10,000 for the local Santa Rosa Ambassadors Program. In 2018, Jayden was a guest speaker for the National Bioneers Conference, which provides space for scientific innovators to discuss the world’s most pressing environmental and social challenges. She also worked in the California State Capitol for State Assembly Member James Ramos and has actively campaigned to make California switch Columbus Day to Indigenous Peoples Day. She also advocates against racism and calls for unity, while also illuminating the hidden history of California and sharing her story of how she has had to grapple with stereotypes and historical trauma to find her identity as a Native youth.
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