Leadership California Institute to Host Forum Focusing on Voter Turnout

CityNews invites you to attend The Leadership California Institute’s upcoming forum taking place on July 9th focusing on the issue of voter turnout in California.

The Leadership California Institute presents

Understanding California’s Voter Turnout Crisis:

The decline of civic participation

The 2014 Elections demonstrated a historically low rate of turnout of any statewide election in California. Narrowly surpassing a 25% turnout, experts were left to consider the factors leading to a 20 year downward trend in voter turnout.

The Leadership California Institute is hosting a forum, featuring key opinion leaders and experts from across the state, designed to understand the root causes and address potential solutions for this crucial issue.

DATE: Thursday, July 9th

TIME: 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM

LOCATION: Citizen Hotel

Metropolitan Terrace

926 J Street, Sacramento

Please register in advance. Attendance is FREE, and lunch will be provided at no cost.

RSVP: www.LeadershipCaliforniaInstitute.org/VoterTurnout

Confirmed Speakers include:

  • Sen. Ben Allen, Keynote
  • Asm. Susan Eggman
  • Asm. Luis Alejo
  • Asm. Ling Ling Chang
  • Asm. Evan Low
  • Mike Madrid, GrassrootsLab
  • Anthony York, Grizzly Bear Project
  • Kim Alexander, CVF
  • Mindy Romero, UC Davis

LCI Board of Directors

  • Paula Treat
  • Amy Brown
  • Christy Bouma
  • Bev Hansen
  • Fran Mancia

The Leadership California Institute is a non-partisan and non-profit organization dedicated to educating current and future leaders and building a catalyst for change.

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