Free Forum: Resistance California Style

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calif postcard 450x250California Leads the Way with Progressive,
Trump-Resisting Legislation
Single Payer Healthcare * No Deportation Help * Reining in Surveillance

Tuesday, July 18, 7:00 PM
Midpen Media Center, 900 San Antonio Road, Palo Alto [map]
Free and open to all  |  Wheelchair accessible
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Panelists
Tessa D’Arcangelew
Leadership Development Manager & Organizer, ACLU of Northern California
Elizabeth Aultman
Registered Nurse & Patient Advocate
Health Care for All California
H. Laura Casas
President, Foothill-De Anza Community College Board of Directors

When the Federal government has gone completely off the rails … whether on the environment, health care, jobs or whatever … it falls to the individual states to push forward rational policies. In the Trumpster Fire era, California is leading the way.

For this edition of Other Voices Monthly Forum, we’ll take a look at some of the most exciting pieces of legislation now working their way through Sacramento. Even more important, you’ll learn how you can support these bills and ensure their passage.

SB 562 The Healthy California Act would set up a single payer healthcare system for California.

SB 54 The California Values Act would bar the use of any government resources – state or local – from being used to assist in Trump’s immigrant deportation efforts.

SB 21 Police Surveillance Transparency would require that police departments, before acquiring or using new spying technology, obtain approval in advance to do so from an elected board during a public hearing.

Representatives from various groups working to pass these bills will join us to help us understand what’s in them and what it will take to pass them.

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YOU are an important part of every Other Voices forum

The forum really is a conversation. So come prepared to ask questions or share your opinions.

Other Voices Monthly Forum is held at the Midpen Media Center, where it is recorded for later broadcast on local cable television and streaming on the Internet. Other Voices was named Best Informational Talk Show for 2016 by the Alliance for Community Media.

Previous forums (and other videos) can be seen at our YouTube Channel or the Video Page at our website.

Local TV broadcast schedule (cable channel 30, available in Palo Alto, East Palo Alto, Stanford, Atherton and nearby unincorporated areas): Tuesdays @ 7:00 pm, Wednesdays @ 10:00 pm, Thursdays @ 7:00 pm, Fridays @ 2:30 am, Saturdays @ 8:00 am.

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