The University of San Francisco: College of Arts & Sciences

Reviving California: Connecting Californians for Reform

Reviving California: Connecting Californians for Reform

When: Friday, October 05, 2012 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Where: McLaren 250

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Reviving California: Connecting Californians for Reform

The Leo T. McCarthy Center is cosponsoring Reviving California's 4th annual Community Summit to discuss democracy, governance and fiscal reform in the Golden State. In partnership with SKYPE, American Leadership Forum will connect topic experts and participants in seven locations across the state to discuss specific ballot measures and how their outcomes will affect democracy in California. Confirmed speakers to date include:
  • Betty Yee, Board Member, California Board of Equalization
  • Joe Mathews, Contributing Writer, LA Times; Editor, Zócalo Public Square; Senior Fellow, New American Foundation; Co-author, California Crackup: How Reform Broke the Golden State and How We Can Fix It
  • Yolie Flores, President & CEO, Communities for Teaching Excellence & former board member of the Los Angeles Unified School District
  • Mike Genest, Chairman, Capitol Matrix Consulting & former Director, California Department of Finance
  • Bob Brownstein, Policy Director, Working Partnerships USA & American Leadership Forum Senior Fellow
  • Michele Siqueiros, Executive Director, Campaign for College Opportunity
  • Rabiah Khalid, Program Manager, Asian Americans for Community Involvement (AACI)
  • Anthony Lin, Senior Field Representative/District Scheduler, U.S. House of Representatives
Click here to RSVP for the San Francisco event.

For more information on the statewide summit, click here.
Cosponsored by the USF McCarthy Center, Coro Center for Civic Leadership and American Leadership Forum.