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Candidate forum, April 13th

The American Association of University Women will host a Candidate Forum for the contested Mariposa County Supervisor races in Districts 1 and 3.

The forum will be at 6:00pm on Wednesday, April 13th, at the Government Center at 5100 Bullion Street in Mariposa.

Candidates Greg Royse and Rosemarie Smallcombe from District 1 will be in attendance as will District 3 candidates Danette Toso and Andre Wright.

The public is encouraged to attend and cards will be available to fill out to ask a question. A moderator will ask the questions.

 

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Suzette Prue, co-chair of the Citizens Committee

April 5, 2022 – You can learn about Measure O on Saturday, April 9, 2022, at 10:00 A.M. via a Zoom meeting. Suzette Prue, representing the Citizens to Save the Hospital, will give a short presentation on Measure O and then be available for questions.

A group of private citizens formed a committee last year to make sure there is funding to build a new hospital, as required by state law. All hospitals built before 1970 have to be rebuilt to meet new earthquake standards or close the doors on January 1, 2030. The citizens wrote an ordinance, gathered signatures on petitions, have the signatures certified by the local election office, and had the ordinance approved for placement on the June 7 ballot by the County Supervisors.

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These are both online and free!

Misinformation, Fake News and Political Propaganda

Thursday, March 10                      6-7:30pm

[Sponsor: Oregon City Public Library]

Register:

https://orcity-library.libcal.com/calendar/events/civicsworkshop?hs=a

“Very good, solid information – This is what all Americans need to know.”

“I consider myself a well-informed citizen but I learned a great deal of new information”

  • Mainstream press and “fake news”
  • Social Media posts
  • Email clickbait
  • Propaganda
  • Language / terminology
  • Deepfakes
  • Survey / poll questions
  • Economic data
  • Graphs and charts
  • Finding good information

The Constitution: Fulfilling Democracy’s Promise? – Democracy, The Constitution and Representation

Saturday, March 23 7-8:30pm

[Sponsor Lake Oswego]

Register:

https://www.ci.oswego.or.us/library/online-constitution-fulfilling-democracys-promise?date=0

We’ll look at the Constitution’s creation, trace major changes to its interpretation, and examine its current structural limitations.

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