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10th Annual
Young Children's Issues Forum 2014
Speak Out for Children: Educate and Advocate

Contra Costa County Local Planning Council

Saturday, March 29, 2014 from 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM (PDT)

Pleasant Hill, CA

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10th Annual Young Children's Issues Forum 2014

"Speak Out for Children: Educate and Advocate"

A forum for discussion among State Legislators, local elected officials, business leaders, and the community regarding current children’s issues.

When: Saturday, March 29, 2014, 8:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Refreshments, resources and information available at 8:30 a.m.

***Certificates showing 5 hours of professional growth will be
given at the end of the day.***


Where: Pleasant Hill Community Center
320 Civic Drive, Pleasant Hill, CA


Cost: FREE, Register NOW as space is limited

Check-in starts at 8:30 a.m.
We encourage you to arrive early program activities start at 9 o'clock

Michael PritchardKeynote Speaker: Michael Pritchard

Actor, comedian Michael Pritchard is a nationally recognized, humorous motivational and inspirational – keynote speaker for youth and adults.
photo credit Carlos Avila Gonzalez/SF Chronicle

Confirmed Guest Speakers Include:

  • Dr. Joseph A. Ovick, County Superintendent of Schools*
  • Congressman George Miller*
  • State Senator Mark DeSaulnier
  • Assembly Member Jim Frazier
  • Assembly Member Susan Bonilla
  • Assembly Member Nancy Skinner*
  • Assembly Member Joan Buchanan*
  • Ted Lempert, President, Children Now
  • Sean Casey, Executive Director, First 5 Contra Costa
  • Dr. Pamela Comfort, Associate Superintendent, Educational Services CCCOE
  • Camille Maben, Excecutive Director, First 5 California
  • Karen Mitchoff, Contra Costa Supervisor, District IV

*receiving special recognition


The Local Planning Council for Child Care and Development (LPC)
wishes to thank all of our sponsors for their generous contributions and support for the

10th Annual Young Children's Issues Forum:

2014 Forum sponsors

A special thank you to our community partners for contributing significant resources
and staff time to ensure the success of this event:

2014 Forum Community Sponsors

Speak Out for Children – Become a Sponsor!

We invite you to partner with us by becoming a sponsor and/or a partner in the Annual Young Children's Issues Forum. If you're interested in collaborating or sponsoring this year's event, please choose from one of the options below.

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Please visit the Local Planning Council website for more details:
www.plan4kids.org/events

For more information, please contact
Ruth Fernández at 925-942-3413


Coordinated by the

 Contra Costa County Office of Education

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Have questions about 10th AnnualYoung Children's Issues Forum 2014Speak Out for Children: Educate and Advocate? Contact Contra Costa County Local Planning Council

When & Where


Pleasant Hill Community Center
320 Civic Drive
Pleasant Hill, CA 94523

Saturday, March 29, 2014 from 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM (PDT)


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Contra Costa County Local Planning Council

The Local Child Care Planning Council (LPC), in partnership with public and private entities, works to improve child care and early education opportunities in Contra Costa County.

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