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Bethany Khan

Culinary Union

Bethany Khan is the Director of Communications & Digital Strategy at the Culinary Union. She uses strategic communications, technology, data, and digital strategy to support working families in Nevada.  Bethany graduated with a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Minnesota and has used those skills to fight for justice. Bethany has family members who are undocumented and works with the Culinary Union fighting for comprehensive worker-centered immigration reform. As spokeswoman for Nevada’s largest union and immigrant organization, Bethany is proud to use her digital and strategic communication skills to support workers in Nevada. The Culinary Union, Nevada's largest union and immigrant organization, has improved the lives of over 800,000 Nevada hospitality workers and their families with middle-class union wages and good benefits. In 83 years, the Culinary Union has become an essential economic institution and a strong political force in the Battle Born State. Bethany was honored as a "40 under 40" award recipient at the American Association of Political Consultants in 2018, named one of Vegas INC’s Women to Watch in 2016, and currently serves as a board member on Planned Parenthood of Nevada, Progressive Leadership Alliance of Nevada, University of Nevada Las Vegas (UNLV) Latinx Voices Advisory Board, and the Las Vegas Sun’s Community Editorial Review Board, where she represents the Culinary Union, 57,000 workers and their families, and labor issues.

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