Candidate’s Forum 2012
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District 5 UnitedÂ sponsored an Education-focused Candidates Forum at the Roberto Cruz Alum Rock Library on Thursday, October 25, 2012 at 6pm. More information about this event is below the video.
Candidates running for Trustee in Alum Rock, East Side, and Mount Pleasant school districts were invited, as well as candidates for State Senate District 15.Â Education is a “Hot Button” issue with ballot measuresÂ at the state and local level that impact us all.Â State Senators haveÂ a direct vote and impact on the state budget, and School Trustees deal with thatÂ impact on a daily basis.
The Candidates Forum was an opportunity for theÂ community to hear candidates speak on the issues facing our schools that areÂ important to the community. To that end, District 5 United conducted an online survey to reach out to the community to get theirÂ feedback on the issues.Â The information provided through the survey was used to identify our community’s concerns, as well as to developÂ questions asked of the candidates.Â You can view the survey results at www.district5united.org/
Doors opened at 5:30pm and Candidates had the opportunity to arrive early for an informal “Meet & Greet” with attendees.Â The Forum began promptly at 6pm.
Education Candidates Forum
Sponsored by District 5 United
Thursday, October 25,Â 2012 from 6pm-8pm
Dr. Roberto CruzAlum Rock Library â€“ Community Room
3090 Alum RockÂ Ave.San JosÃ©, CA 95127
Feel free to contact Kim Mesa atÂ firstname.lastname@example.org if you have anyÂ questions, comments, and/orÂ concerns.
Secretary – District 5 United
President – Alum Rock Educational Foundation