Senator Montgomery and Senator Jackson host "How Do Women Become Power Brokers" Event

On May 13, 2019, Senator Velmanette Montgomery and Senator Robert Jackson hosted "How Women Become Power Brokers" event, which featured a panel discussion to educate young women on civic engagement and policy making. The event was co-sponsored by Senator Monica R. Martinez, Senator Roxanne J. Persaud, Senator Jamaal T. Bailey, Senator Anna M. Kaplan and Senator Andrew Gounardes.

The event featured panelists:

  • State Senator Monica Martinez
  • Christina Romeo,  LGBTQ Rights Advocate
  • Johanna Garcia, Chief of Staff to Senator Robert Jackson 
  • Tori Kelly, Chief of Staff to Senator Andrew Gounardes 
  • Racquel Saddler, Counsel and Committee Director for Senator Velmanette Montgomery 


Special thanks to:

  • Yalitza Sabio, former Senate Undergraduate Session Assistant for Senator Monica Martinez 
  • Sowaibah Shahbaz, Legislative Aide to Senator Robert Jackson  
  • Aloaye Tisor, Legislative Aide to Senator Velmanette Montgomery