Published on October 9th, 2012 | by RLn Staff1
Community Forum on State and County Ballot Measures, Oct. 13
On Nov. 8, Los Angeles voters will be faced with 11 statewide ballot measures and 3 local ballot measures.
To help voters better understand the issues, Los Angeles Harbor College, Harbor City Neighborhood Council, Harbor City/Harbor Gateway Chamber of Commerce, Northwest San Pedro Neighborhood Council, San Pedro Chamber of Commerce, San Pedro Democratic Club, San Pedro Republican Club, Wilmington Chamber of Commerce, and Wilmington Neighborhood Council are co-sponsoring a community forum from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 13 at the Music Recital Hall at Los Angeles Harbor College, 1111 Figueroa Place, Wilmington (on Figueroa Place just north of Anaheim Street and south of Pacific Coast Highway). Parking is free.
Speakers discussing Propositions 30, 32, 37, 38, and Measure J include:
Yes on 30 – Dayna Johnson, community college student and mom
No on 30 – (Confirmed but name not available at press time)
Yes on 32—Rick Marshall, Legislative Director, California Republican Assembly
No on 32 – (Confirmed but name not available at press time)
Yes on 37—Dave Murphy, Founder/Executive Director, Food Democracy Now
No on 37 – Brendan Huffman, Small Business Owner
Yes on 38 – Kathy Moffat, Education Advocate, California State PTA
No on 38 – Dr. Kenneth Williams, Member, Orange County Board of Education and co-author of the Noon 38 ballot argument
Yes on Measure J— Gloria Ohland, Policy and Communications Director, Move LA
No on Measure J – Sunyoung Yang, Lead Organizer, Bus Riders Union
Forum attendees will have the opportunity to ask questions of those speaking on ballot measures as well as post questions on our facebook page at www.facebook.com/harborarea.ballotmeasure
For those who cannot attend, the event will be live streamed. Please visit our facebook page for more information. Marvin Martinez, President of Los Angeles Harbor College, is moderating the event. Light refreshments will be provided. Please call310-233-4015 or visit www.lahc.edu or www.facebook.com/harborarea.ballotmeasure for more information.