Rep. George Miller, D-Martinez, will speak and answer questions at a free public forum Oct. 17 at the Mt. Diablo Unitarian Universalist Church in Walnut Creek.
The event also features speakers from a variety of social service providers such the food bank and women’s shelter.
It will be held from 6:30-8:30- p.m. at 55 Eckley Lane in Walnut Creek.
Read on for the details provided by event organizers:
Report from Washington, D.C. with Congressman George Miller, Mon. October 17, 6:30-8:30 in Walnut Creek
Come ready to ask your questions, visit Contra Costa social safety net organizations and meet Richmond Green Screen teens filming the event.
Congressman George Miller (D-CA CD 7) will give a report about where things stand in Washington, D. C. and then answer your questions at a public, free forum on Monday, October 17 at the Mt. Diablo Unitarian Universalist Church, 55 Eckley Lane in Walnut Creek.
Congressman Miller will report on issues that are on everyone’s minds, such as job creation, bringing jobs back home, the “Occupy Wall Street” groups springing up around the country, funding education, home foreclosures, ending the wars and bringing the troops home, protecting Social Security, and fairness in taxation.
Before and after the hour long dialogue with Congressman Miller, there will be additional time to browse the information provided by a variety of Contra Costa County’s social safety net organizations to learn how they are assisting people in need of help in trying times. They include:
The Bay Area Crisis Nursery, Food Bank of Contra Costa and Solano Counties, Fresh Start, Loaves & Fishes, Monument Crisis Center, Shelter Inc., STAND, and others that will be present to let you know how you can help.
Representatives from the Campaign for New Priorities and Central Contra Costa’s Rebuild the American Dream/MoveOn Council will also be present to share their programs and answer your questions. High school students from the Richmond based Green Screen program will be filming the event for public use.