Lydia Barlow unanimously confirmed as NAACP Regional Policy Chair
On May 12, 2021, Lydia Flora Barlow was appointed and unanimously confirmed by the Executive Committee as NAACP Alaska Oregon Washington’s Policy Chair.
Additionally, Lydia has served on boards and founded organizations to increase access to liberation education including serving as chair of the Seattle Central College Foundation and founding Fabian’s Fund which, among other things, funds higher education in prison provided by the Black Prisoners’ Caucus’ TEACH and provides funding for projects like the film “Since I Been Down”. She is co-chair as a Governor’s appointee to the Statewide Reentry Council and as a legislative appointee to the Washington State Criminal Sentencing Task Force.
Our NAACP State Conference welcomes Lydia to our leadership team. She will be working to enhance policy design and execution across our region.
We hope you’ll join in welcoming Lydia