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Activating the Community:

A Forum for Milpitas Residents
Join us for a discussion of community participation and civic involvement.

Where: Milpitas Community Room, 1275 North Milpitas Boulevard, Milpitas, CA
(next to Milpitas Police Department at intersection with Minnis Circle)

When: Saturday, February 28, 2015 from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Last fall, committees for and against a casino in Milpitas spent $800,000 to get voters to the polls. Yet, only 51% of registered voters in Milpitas actually voted. This is nearly the lowest turnout in Milpitas for a November general election since 2002. Come hear two community leaders talk about their successful campaigns. Then join a panel discussion on how to improve voter turnout.

Featured speakers include newly-elected Milpitas City Council member Marsha Grilli, MUSD Board member Danny Lau, and No on E campaign manager Mike McInerney will talk about their campaign involvement, what happened generally, and why. Then join a panel discussion on how to improve voter turnout.

Panelists include: Leslie Stobbe, Public Information Specialist for the City of Milpitas; Bishop Marty Riker of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints; Moina Shaiq, President of Muslim Support Network; Ola Hassan, Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church; and Demetress Morris, Community Educational Activist and founder of Flame Keepers.

Leaders from across the community spectrum are invited: education, business, non-profit, religious, environmental, political, and community/issue activist. Together we will brainstorm ideas, and explore opportunities to cooperate in sparking community involvement.

Past Events

Speakers: Milpitas City Council Member - Armando Gomez, Acting Milpitas Fire Chief Robert Mihovich, Community Librarian - Linda Arbaugh
Topic - Activating the Community; Forum for Milpitas Residents
August 9th 2014, 6 PM

Speakers: Santa Clara County District Attorney Jeff Rosen and Milpitas Police Chief Steve Pangelinan
Topic - Community participation, Voting, and Government involvement
Sunday March 9, 2014, 2- 4 PM

Speaker District attorney Jeff Rosen
Topic - Legal system in SC county
Thursday March 14th 2013, 6 PM

State Senator - Ellen Corbett, Oct 29, 2009

Patriot Act Forum Write-up

A Forum on Patriot Act and Immigration: April 30, 2006

Candidate Forum: May 18, 2006


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