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Speakers / 2023


Lynsy Smithson-Stanley

Climate campaign consultant, John Hopkins University P3 Lab

Lynsy bridges her social science and journalism backgrounds to maximize engagement and efficacy across communication, measurement, and program needs. She specializes in climate change-related advocacy and campaigns and environmental risks. She is skilled in engagement-related research (quantitative and qualitative), strategic messaging, values-based communication; measurement, evaluation, and learning (MEL) in evidence-based campaign design and development; coverage of environmental risks and issues, narrative journalism, health, science and environmental reporting, big-picture and copy editing.


rev. diane smith

Director of Ministry Engagement and Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, Angela Hospice

Diane directs the African American Church Empowerment Project, providing support for staff and volunteers as they embody the Angela Hospice mission, and is a member of the Executive Leadership. Diane is an ordained minister of the Christian Church. She holds a Master of Divinity from Claremont School of Theology and is a Board-Certified Chaplain with the Association of Professional Chaplains. She has worked as a missionary in Japan and as an English lecturer at Osaka Women’s Junior College in there, and was a chaplain at Community Hospice Care in southern California. 


colin m. longmore

NETWORK Lobby for Catholic Social Justice Outreach & Education

Colin and has also served in parish ministry for years in the Roman Catholic Diocese of Orange, working with youth from diverse communities, leading retreats and giving presentations for Diocesan youth events. He has also mentored teens and young adults in juvenile hall and youth vocational work programs.

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