BCLI Alumni Network

The BCLI program has a robust and engaged alumni network. Alumni help one another as they navigate the halls of power and its unique dynamics. They share best practices and mutual support throughout the year to ensure that their actions result in government accountability and responsiveness to low-income communities of color.

In addition, alumni participate in:

  • Strengthening Incoming Cohorts - BCLI alumni actively recruit, nominate, and co-host information sessions for prospective applicants. They interview and select candidates, and mentor and champion fellows as they apply for board and commission seats. During the training, alumni help shape and deliver training content and share best practices on commissioner roundtables.
  • Continued Professional and Political Development - Alumni participate in regular networking events, professional development and knowledge-sharing, and political strategizing sessions.

BCLI Alumni

Laylaa Abdul-Khabir

Mary K. Bier

Etecia Brown

Amina Burrell

Mia Carbajal

Estivaliz Castro

Corina Chung

Fernando Enciso-Márquez

Sequoia Erasmus

Sydney Fang

Anthony Gabriel Galace

Najla Gomez

Gehad Massoud

Paul Monge-Rodriguez

Chris Norman

Jose Plascencia

Roberta Ryan

Rhea L. Serna

Brandon Sturdivant

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