Legislative Forum at BC. Sep 25, 2014.

 

Michele Bresso

Michele Bresso

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Cindy Pollard

Thanks to

Cindy Pollard, CEO of the Greater Bakersfield Chamber of Commerce and Michele Bresso, Associate Dean of Instruction, Bakersfield College hosted the second legislative forum on September 26, 2014.  We hosted the very first legislative forum last year.  I hope the Chamber will continue to bring this event to BC.

 

Legislative Forum at Bakersfield College Sep 26 2014

David Valadao, Jean Fuller, Andy Vidak, Rudy Salas

Congressman David Valadao, Assemblyman Rudy Salas, and Senators Jean Fuller and Andy Vidak spoke to a jam-packed Fireside Room (we planned for 75 attendees and over 100 showed up.  yes!)  about numerous issues and their personal involvement in addressing them. Water, of course, was a major subject of discussion. However, they also talked about education, immigration, energy billing, loan programs, and more.

Legislative Forum Sep 26 2014

Jam-packed room on Sep 26 2014 for the Legislative Forum at BC

The legislators offered advice and inspirational words for students, and personally answered audience member’s questions after the event.

Thanks to Salvadore Cruz, you can find a photo gallery at http://imgur.com/a/fsZMh

and a short video 5:30 at  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b2ZJ0KyX9Oo

 

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One thought on “Legislative Forum at BC. Sep 25, 2014.

  1. drajcpepper October 21, 2014 at 7:44 am Reply

    It was great to see the interest of the BC learning community engaged in understanding the social and civic concerns beyond the boundary of our campus. BC is truly about “Community”! Dr. Culpepper

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