Speaker Profile

Sandra Meade

former State Chair
Equality Kansas
Former state chair of Equality Kansas, Vice chair of the LGBT caucus of the Kansas Democratic Party and radio host on KKFI in Kansas City. A trans woman in a conservative state, Sandra has been active in the progressive community in the metro Kansas City area and in the state of Kansas, successfully leading the effort to introduce and pass an LGBT non-discrimination ordinance in Roeland Park, KS in 2014 while state chair. Encouraging and organizing participation of marginalized communities in the political process is crucial to building a larger active base of progressive leaders.