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Women’s Spaces Radio Show with host Elaine B. Holtz and guests Misti Harris the new Sonoma County Sheriff’s Office Community Engagement Liaison and Lilliana Gallelli on the new DACA rules, broadcast via KBBF-FM 89.1 on 9/11/17, has been uploaded to the web archives.



Featured Guests

1. Misti Harris,  Community Engagement Liaison, Sonoma County Sheriff’s Office

2. Lilliana Gallelli, Immigration Attorney with Kerosky, Purves and Bogue on
Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)


1.  Misti Harris began her role as the Sonoma County Sheriff’s Office Community Engagement Liaison in March 2017. Her duties include building community relationships, expanding outreach, and providing education about the Sheriff’s Office policies. Misti shares how she builds bridges of understanding with the community through face-to-face interactions, traditional media, and social media. The office came through the work of the Community and Local Law EnforcementTask Force formed by the Board of Supervisors after the klling of 13-year old Andy Lopez by a Sheriff Deputy.in October 2013.

About our Guest:  Misti Harris  was born and raised in Truckee, California. She moved to Sonoma County in 2001 to attend Sonoma State University. She earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Environmental Studies and Planning with a minor in Spanish. She worked as a land use planner at the City of Cotati and Sonoma County for 13 years before working at the Sheriff’s Office. Her professional experience includes land use planning, public policy, and community outreach. She focuses her volunteer efforts at the Food For Thought food bank as a board member and serving clients in English and Spanish. Misti’s favorite activity is riding her motorcycle, especially when she’s on an adventure with her husband
Guest Link: www.sonomasheriff.org

Email Contact: sheriff-outreach@sonomacounty.org


2. Lilliana Gallelli comes from immigrant parents and now serves immigrant clients as an immigrant attorney in meeting the legal challenges to their status to work or live in the USA. She updates on the latest executive order of  President Trump to rescind DACA, the  Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Act, and offers a list of suggestions for the “Dreamers” .

About our Guest:  Lilliana Gallelli  has been practicing law since 2004. Her experience includes immigration law, estate planning, closely-held businesses and non-profit organizations. Before joining Kerosky Purves & Bogue, Ms. Gallelli practiced transactional law at Toews Law in San Luis Obispo, CA and later joined her brother at the Gallelli & Gallelli, Inc., law firm in Beverly Hills, CA. Gallelli earned a Bachelor of Arts in French Language and Literature from California State University Northridge and a Juris Doctor degree from University of La Verne Law School. Affiliations include membership in the American Immigration Lawyers Association, the advisory council of the Sonoma County Human Rights Commission, and for the Sonoma County Latino Service Providers, Board Member of My American Dreams Foundation, and past Board Member of Help A Life Foundation, Inc. Ms. Gallelli speaks fluent Spanish and French and speaks conversational Italian, Portuguese and Lithuanian.

Guest Link: www.kpbimmigrationlawfirm.com

Guest Email Contact: Lgallelli@kpblawyers.com


Music Selections:

The Opening and Closing Theme song is with permission of the Composer and Singer Alix Dobkin: The Woman in Your Life is You by Alix Dobkin from the album Living with Lavender Jane (Women’s Wax Works) – www.alixdobkin.com

Get Together performed by Indigo Girls from the Album: Strange Fire  (Epic)

Hold On – Keep Your Eye on the Prize by Barbara Daneu and Lightening Hopkins from the Album: Sometimes I Believe She Loves Me
(1966 @ 1996 Arhoolie Productions)

Link to Spinitron.com Playlist of the Women’s Spaces Show