Democratic Club to present forums

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To prepare voters for the June 7 primary election, the Culver City Democratic Club is presenting live streamed forums with the Democratic candidates for State Senate District 28 and US Congress District 37. The forums are open to the public and will be streamed live on Zoom, and will later be posted to the Youtube page at www.youtube.com/c/ CulverCityDemocraticClub. The forum for State Senate District 28 forum will be held on Feb. 27, from 7-8:30p.m. Three candidates – Lola SmallwoodCuevas, Jamaal Gulledge and Cheryl Turner – are scheduled to appear. Judith Martin-Straw, editor and publisher of the Culver City Crossroads, will moderate the event. Stream it live at: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82542 777029?pwd=VjFNQW1heW41O G03bzRoSURjclNKdz09 Lola Smallwood-Cuevas is a project director at the UCLA Labor Center. According to their website, “Lola Smallwood Cuevas’s work focuses on exploring the role of unions, empowering African American workers in Los Angeles, and strengthening the position of the black working class. She founded the Los Angeles Black Worker Center (BWC), a project of the UCLA Labor Center and the first worker center in California focused on solving the black job crisis. The BWC aims to build power among black workers to create greater access to quality jobs, address employment discrimination, and transform industries that employ black workers.” At jamaalgulledge.com, we’re told that: “From a young age, Jamaal’s mother instilled in him the importance of hard work. Witnessing her work two jobs to keep food on the table made him the successful person he is today, and ingrained in him the need to ensure everyone has the opportunity to reach their Godgiven potential. Jamaal is asking for your vote as a Democrat to represent the great people of California’s 28th Senate district. He will work to bring needed change, equality, and solutions for our issues to Sacramento.” Meanwhile, at cherylturnerforsenate.com, her bio reads: “Cheryl Turner is a trial lawyer and transactional attorney earning her B.A. and J.D. degrees from the University of Southern California (USC). For over 20 years, she’s managed her own legal practice with an emphasis on civil rights, consumer rights, business, tax, real estate, transportation and law. Ms. Turner also advises and assists clients with tax and regulatory compliance issues.” March 2 will see filmmaker and journalist Maximina Juson moderate the US Congressional District 37 forum. Candidates Sydney Kamlager, Daniel Lee and Jan Perry are scheduled to appear. Again, it will be from 7-8:30 p.m., and the streaming link is: https://us02web.zoom. us/j/89809802064?pwd=Y1l0c1Z FcjFzeSs4ckE5TkVtZTJvdz09 If you want more information about registering to vote, there’s a handy guide at https://www. mymove.com/moving/guides/voter-registration-by-state/, which provides a “user-friendly and interactive state-by-state guide for communities to view voter data in an easier way.

Democratic Club to present forums