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Maddie's Candid Conversation with Dianne Prado

  • 1.  Maddie's Candid Conversation with Dianne Prado

    Posted 12-13-2023 02:13 PM

    Updated 2/20/24: Recording now available to watch on-demand: If you would like to earn continuing education (CE) credit, watch the recording on Maddie's University to receive a certificate of completion. 

    Join us for a brand-new season of open, informal 30-minute conversations with influential leaders in our field. You will be inspired by each speaker's pathway to promoting equity, inclusion and diversity in their daily work.

    This program was recorded on February 15, 2024.


    Our Season 3 premiere features @Dianne Prado, Founder and President of the Housing Equity & Advocacy Resource Team (HEART LA), a unique non-profit that was truly born from the heart.  Dianne's compelling story reveals the values, mind-set and skills she's used create meaningful and impactful work, despite the challenges of many odds - not the least of which was discrimination in many forms.  Maddie's Fund® Executive Leadership Team member @Mary Ippoliti-Smith  hosts the discussion and Q+A. 

    EARN continuing education credit from The Association for Animal Welfare Advancement and the National Animal Care and Control Association by watching the recording.

    About Dianne Prado

    Dianne Prado is the Founder and President of the Housing Equity & Advocacy Resource Team (HEART LA), a legal non-profit that helps ensure people and their pets remain housed.  Dianne is an appointed public member of the CA Veterinary Medical Board, trainer and consultant for the Stay Housed Los Angeles (SHLA) Eviction Defense Program, and Lecturer in Law for UCLA Law School teaching Los Angeles Housing Law and Policy. 

    Dianne Prado with her dog by the Grand Canyon



    Alison Gibson
    Media Projects Manager
    Maddie's Fund