2021 "Our Work as a Colonial Conundrum California Council of Cultural Centers in Higher Education (CaCCCHE). Summer Virtual Conference
2021 "What Does It Mean to Do the Right Thing?" Foothill College Annual Student Services Conference. Virtual
2020 "We Can do Better Through Equity" (conference theme). West (WLAC) Annual Leadership Retreat. Virtual
2020 "Protecting and Empowering Our Students in These Difficult Times." Nativity Miguel Coalition National Conference. Virtual.
2020 "SJ Educators as Facilitators of Student Empowerment." Las Positas College Mandatory Flex Day. Virtual.
2020 "Making Sense of My World: College Frosh in a Time of Crisis." Oakes College, UC Santa Cruz. Virtual.
2019. "Discourse Analysis and School Climate Initiatives in the U.S.: A Case Study". International Sociological Association. Warsaw, Poland
2019. "Avoiding Pathologization: School Discipline and Safety in Historically Targeted Communities." The NorCal SHSC. Berkeley, CA.
2019. "Violence and Schooling in the U.S.- The Democratic Normalizing of Toxicity." UNESCO, Warsaw, Poland
2019 “Culturally Responsive Discipline and Addressing Implicit Bias” OUSD Office of Equity Speaker Series. Oakland, CA.
2019 “Moving Into Matrix”. Larkin Street Advisory Board Ceremony. San Francisco, CA
2019 “Social Justice as a Daily Habitus” SOMeCA 11th Annual Alumni Event. UC Santa Cruz. Santa Cruz, CA.
2018 “Institutionalizing Cultural Responsiveness”. Skyline College Flex Day. San Bruno, CA.
2018 “Critical Pedagogy and School Discipline”. Bay Area Writing Project Speaker Series. Berkeley, CA.
2017 “Merging Activism and Undergraduate Success”. Oakes College Freshmen Plenary. Santa Cruz, CA
2017 “Breaking The Cycle: Deconstructing Education Inequity”. UC Santa Cruz College 9/10 Social Justice Sequence Event. Santa Cruz, CA
2017 “African-Americans in the Community Colleges”. Southwestern College Rites of Passage Ceremony. San Diego, CA
2017 “Contextualizing Student Success” Umoja Southern California Symposium. Riverside, CA.
2016 “Equity and the Secondary-CC Connection”. C6 Alliance for College and Career Pathways. Bakersfield, CA.
2016 “How to Navigate College Without Losing Yourself”. UC Santa Cruz, Oakes College. Santa Cruz, CA.
2016 “Why Finishing College Feels So Difficult.” West Los Angeles College Student Leadership Summit. Culver City, CA
2016 “Thoughts on Equity in the California Community Colleges” West Los Angeles College Leadership Retreat. Culver City, CA.
2016 “Thoughts on Equity in the California Community Colleges” Merritt College Professional Development Day. Oakland. CA
2016 “Thoughts on Equity in the California Community Colleges.” College of the Redwoods Professional Development Day. Eureka, CA
2016 “Success Must Include Far More Than a Degree.” University of California at Berkeley EAOP Next Steps Summit. Berkeley, CA.
2016 “Career Pathways and the Challenge of Equity” CCCAOE Conference. San Diego, CA.
2015 “Change Within Systems: Ideas for Critical Social Workers.” California State University- East Bay 2015 Dr. Terry Jones Community Forum.
2015 “What Then, What Now? Blackness in The Modern Era.” Commencement Speaker for Chaffey College BG. Rancho Cucamonga, CA
2015 “Equity and Success”. Professional Development Day. Shasta College, Redding, CA. Keynote.
2015 4th Annual Achieve the Dream/Student Success Initiative Summit. Los Angeles CC. East Los Angeles College. Monterey Park, CA.
2015 “The Current Landscape of Educational Policy and Equity.” Education Pioneers Fellows. Oakland, CA
2015 “Thoughts on Equity in the California Community Colleges.” Butte College Flex Day. Keynote. Oroville, CA
2015 “Liberation and the Problem of the Exclusive University.” University of California at Santa Cruz. Santa Cruz, CA
2014 "Addressing Race and Equity Gaps in Your Practice". San Jose City College Presidential Inauguration. San Jose, CA.
2014 “The Central Valley, Equity and the Community Colleges.” California Community College Central Regional Consortium. Merced, CA.
2014 The “E Word”: Developing an Equity Lens in The California Community Colleges. Marin College Staff Convocation. Kentfield, CA.
2014 In Preparation to Confront College: Framing the Transition from Here to There. Maisin Scholars Award Event. San Francisco, CA.
2014 "Equity and Transformation- Challenges for Community College Faculty". Faculty Equity Institute. CCSF. San Francisco, CA
2014 Developing Agents of Change. State Center Community College District K-12 Summit. Fresno, CA.
2014 “Equity Challenges in Southern California Community Colleges”. Student Success Summit at Mt. San Jacinto College. San Jacinto, CA.
2021 Thoughts on Leading and Listening. Sonoma Valley for Healing Justice- The Hanna Institute Sonoma, CA
2021 Authentic Equity Work in an Unjust Educational Order. Chabot College President's Speaker Series, Virtual.
2021 Equity in Catholic Education: Are We Living the Legacy. Panelist. Loyola Marymount University, Center for Catholic Education. Virtual.
2020 Transformative School Leadership. Panelist.Skyline College Equity Summit. Virtual.
2020 Embracing a Protective Ethic for Safe and Healthy Schooling. Alder Graduate School of Education. Virtual.
2019 Understanding Transformative Leadership. Skyline College Statewide Equity Summit, San Mateo, CA.
2018 Addressing the Sub-Oppressor in School Discipline. National Conference School Safety, Reno NV.
2017 Culturally Relevant Pedagogy and the Community College. Equity Training Series at Skyline College. San Bruno, CA.
2017 Rethinking Social Justice Teaching: A critical Analysis of Teacher’s Lives and Teacher Leadership. AERA, San Antonio Texas. Panelist.
2017 Critical Challenges to Urban Education Reform. Atlanta Public Schools & Annie E. Casey Exploratory Convening. Oakland, CA.
2016 Embracing Authority and Liberation Pedagogy. San Francisco Teacher Residency Program (SFTR). San Francisco, CA.
2016 Humanizing Approaches to School Discipline- WestEd School Climate Symposium on School Climate and Leadership. Oakland, CA.
2016 Equity Gaps in the School Discipline Discourse- UCB Social Justice Symposium
2016 Pathologization of the Traumatized in the School Discipline Discourse International Conference for Critical Education V, London, England.
2016 Humanizing Disciplinary Practices. National School Discipline Conference. Las Vegas, NV.
2015 Bullying and Race- Gaps in the Bullying Discourse. National Girl Bullying Conference. Atlanta, GA
2015 Equity Gaps in the School Discipline Discourse- Free Minds Free People Conference. Oakland, CA
2015 Educational Enablers- International Conference for Critical Education IV, Wroclaw, Poland.
2015 Boundaries and Stereotypes: The Slippery Slope to Pathologization. National School Discipline Conference. Atlanta, GA