Cal State L.A. to Host Forum on Current Voting Trends
What & Who: California State University, Los Angeles will present "Serving But Not Voting: How will the Next Generation Change their Communities," a statewide forum to explore why those between the ages of 18 and 24 are turning out to perform community service and service-learning, but neglecting to visit the voting booth. State Secretary Bill Jones will be one of the keynote speakers at this event.
When: Friday, November 3, 2000, 9 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Where: Cal State L.A. University-Student Union. The University is located at the Eastern Avenue exit, San Bernardino (I-10) Fwy., at the interchange of the 10 and 710 Fwys. (Public permit dispenser parking is available in Lots C and G or upper level of Parking Structure II.)
More: The event will kick off with a moderated panel discussion featuring the most current research on these trends, perspectives from youth, politicians, and community leaders on the reasons behind this trends, and strategies that are working to bridge the gap between serving and voting. Small group break-out sessions will follow this exciting presentation, where participants will have the opportunity to meet in mixed as well as affinity groups to explore the issues in more depth, and develop solutions for K-12 and high education service-learning, and community service program.
Info: For more information on this forum, please call Jorge Uranga, coordinator, EPIC (Educational Participation in Communities), Cal State L.A., (323) 343-5879.