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Roberto Bedoya

City of Oakland
Cultural Affairs Manager (and Minister of Belonging on USDAC Cabinet)
Roberto Bedoya is Cultural Affairs Manager for the City of Oakland, CA, overseeing the Cultural Affairs Unit, housed in the City's Department of Economic and Workforce Development. He previously served as executive director of the Tucson Pima Arts Council, overseeing grant making, public art initiatives, professional development and training, fundraising, research and policy development, and cultural advocacy. Roberto is a poet and a Policy Fellow at Herberger Institute at Arizona State University.