Debbie Lacy

Debbie Lacy is a community advocate, facilitator, and consultant.


 She co-founded the Eastside Refugee and Immigrant Coalition (ERIC) in 2002 and helped bring the welcoming movement to cities in East King County, Washington. Ms. Lacy is currently the Founder and CEO of Eastside For All, a race and social justice advocacy organization. Debbie has a B.A. in Psychology from Wellesley College and a Masters of Social Work degree from the University of Maryland at Baltimore. Her organization's Build for Belonging work advances racial equity through transformative placemaking efforts.

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Learning Lab: Bridging to Build Power: What does bridging look like in the real world?
What does bridging look like in the real world? What does bridging have to do with movement building or with building power? Hear from leaders about bridging communities and movements to find connections and belonging. Designed for: Community organizers, educators, culture makers, movement leaders Lab registration is open to conference participants only. After registering for the conference, you will receive a link to register for the Labs. Scholarships are available.