On March 17th, 2021 LWVDA invited the community to participate in a dialogue regarding racism, equality and inclusivity initiatives in the Davis Area. The moderated forum began with a keynote speaker followed by a panel discussion, and concluded with a question and answer period.

Keynote Speaker: Sandy Holman

Sandy is regionally and nationally recognized as a leader in social justice, equity, and “anti-hate” programs, talks, workshops and children’s literature. She founded and currently directs The Culture C.O.-O.P. and United In Unity. She most recently directed the documentary, “The Cost Of Darkness.”

The Panelists:

  • Gloria Partida, Mayor, City Of Davis
  • Jann Murray- Garcia, M.D., M.P.H., Citizen of the Year Award Recipient, 2020, City of Davis
  • Vigdis Asmundson, Davis Joint Unified School District Trustee

Please view the forum on YouTube HERE and subscribe to our channel!

“Healthcare Reform: Demystifying Future Healthcare Options,” the 2nd in a series of educational Healthcare Forums is now up ad able to be viewed → HERE.

The goal of this presentation is to help voters better understand and compare a Public Option Proposal with a Universal Care, Single Payer System through a public presentation to the community in time to help voters better appreciate November 2020 candidate healthcare positions in debates and forums.

The forum features:

Jodi Reid, Executive Director, California Alliance for Retired Americans. CARA is a statewide senior advocacy organization working to improve quality of life for seniors.

Anthony Wright, Executive Director, Health Access California. HCA is a statewide healthcare consumer advocacy coalition.