March 30, 2023 – Race, Equity, & Inclusion Working Group Meeting
March 30, 2023
1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.



Working Group Outcomes for 2023:

  • Build understanding and support among key stakeholders and board members for SACOG’s Racial Equity Action Plan implementation
  • Better understand and define the key components of meaningful community engagement process
  • Develop regional equity indicators that SACOG will collect and report on a regular basis
  • Provide recommendations to the SACOG board on assessing equity impacts of proposed policy decisions
  • Based on REAP progress reports, make recommendations to the SACOG board of any changes to the REAP to increase its effectiveness and impact


  • SACOG Racial Equity Action Plan  
  • Glossary of terms
  • Brookings Report Executive Summary 
  • Excerpts from SACOG 2021 Regional Progress Report  
  • About SACOG 
  • Video: Segregated by Design <20 minutes
  • Working Group Roster

Pledge of Allegiance

Roll Call: Directors Bulahan, Desmond, Gayaldo, Ghag, Guerrero, Harris, Loren, Saragosa, Vice Chair Suen and Chair Jennings, and External Members Shawntay Arroyo, Aimee Barnes, Woodrow Deloria, Elisa Herrera, Maria Kniestedt, Kendra Lewis, Marco Lizarraga, Raul Martinez, Christine Tien, William Walker

Public Communications:  Any person wishing to address the committee on any item not on the agenda may do so at this time. After ten minutes of testimony, any additional testimony will be heard following the action items.


  1. Approve Remote Working Group Meeting (Est. Time: 0 minutes)
    - Approval to hold the working group meeting remotely.


  1. Welcome and Agenda Overview (Lanette Espinoza) (Est. Time: 10 minutes)
    - The welcome and agenda overview
  2. Introduction and Orientation of Race, Equity & Inclusion Working Group Members (Kacey Lizon) (Est. Time: 110 minutes)
    - Introduction and orientation

Other Matters


March 30, 2023 – Race, Equity, & Inclusion Working Group Meeting

(The full agenda can also be found here.)