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Contra Costa County
Local Planning Council
for Child Care and Development
8th Annual Young Children's Issues Forum 2012
"Speak Out for Children: Educate and Advocate"
A forum for discussion among State Legislators, local elected officials and the community regarding current children’s issues.
When: Saturday, March 24, 2012, 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Refreshments, resources and information available at 8:30 a.m.
Where: Willow Pass Community Center
2748 East Olivera Road, Concord, CA
Registration starts at 8:30 a.m.
FULL BREAKFAST WILL BE PROVIDED
We encourage you to arrive early program activities start at 9 o'clock
Event will be televised by CCTV.
Ted Lempert, Executive Director of Children Now, will be the guest moderator and will lead discussions of approximately 12 state legislators and local officials who will speak about the current status of young children's health, education, social and child care services. Confirmed legislators include:
Senator, Mark DeSaulnier
Senator, Loni Hancock
Assemblywoman, Susan Bonilla
Assemblywoman, Joan Buchanan
Assemblywoman, Nancy Skinner
* Four Hours of Professional Growth Available *
Please visit the Local Planning Council website for more details:
For more information, please call
Ruth Fernández at 925-942-3413
Coordinated by the Contra Costa County Office of Education
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 8th Annual Young Children's Issues Forum:
Old Firehouse School
Concord Child Care Center, Inc.
Martinez Early Childhood Center
YMCA of the East Bay
International Child Resource Institute (ICRI) - El Nuevo Mundo
Professional Association of Childhood Education (PACE)
Contra Costa County Employment and Human Services/
Community Services Bureau
Early Childhood Mental Health Program
City of Walnut Creek Civic Arts Education
Travis Credit Union
A special thank you to our community partners: