June 7 – USC Campus
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Forum Participants mingle before the event starts.
Morning Keynote Speaker Ruben Barrales, President/CEO of GROW Elect, addresses the audience.
Assembly Member Raul Bocanegra (D), who represents the Northeast corner of the SF Valley, was on our Local Economic Development Financing Panel.
Yolie Flores, former LAUSD Board Member and Sr. Fellow with Campaign for Grade-Level Reading, moderated a panel of influential education advocates including Oscar Cruz, Families in Schools; Maria Casillas, Interim Deputy Superintendent LAUSD; and Ryan Smith, United Way’s Director of Education Programs & Policy.
Our Forum also featured an Energy Infrastructure Panel with Maria Martinez, Southern CA Gas; Henry Martinez, Southern CA Edison and Tupper Hull, Western States Petroleum Association.