FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 09/10/96
Contact: Margie Yu,
CSLA Public Affairs Assistant,
CAL STATE L.A.'S PAT BROWN INSTITUTE TO HOLD
1996 ELECTIONS PANEL FORUM
Los Angeles, California -- September 10, 1996 -- On Thursday,
October 17, 1996, The Edmund G. "Pat" Brown Institute
for Public Affairs (PBI) at California State University, Los Angeles
will present a Distinguished Panel Forum on Elections '96 from
10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Los Angeles Room, University-Student
The distinguished panel comprises representatives of the mass
media, the business community, community organizations, scholars
and students. Invited panelists include Norma Campos Cobb, Pacific
Telesis; Gilbert Sanchez, Director, Gang Violence Bridging Project
of the Pat Brown Institute; Palan Favish, spokesperson, California
Civil Rights Initiative; Theresa Fay-Bustillos, attorney, MALDEF;
Bill Jones, California Secretary of State; Elisabeth Kerston,
California Senate Office of Research; Patt Morrison, co-host,
"Life & Times," KCET; Michael Siler, political
scientist, CSLA; and Tony Valdez, reporter, FOX TV.
The guest speakers will debate topics such topics as the Presidential
election, the California Civil Rights Initiative, the Minimum
Wage Initiative and the youth vote. The forum will emphasize
interactive discussion among the panelists and audience members.
The forum is co-sponsored by the CSLA Center for Student Life,
Educational Participation in Communities (EPIC), Department of
Political Science, S*U*P*E*R, the Byran O. Jackson Lecture Series
and the Patricia Roberts Harris Fellowship Program.
Directed by Professor of Political Science Jaime A. Regalado,
The Edmund G. "Pat" Brown Institute for Public Affairs
at CSLA is a nonprofit and non-partisan center for applied public
policy research, community education, youth violence prevention/diversion
and university-community partnership.
For additional information on the forum, call The Edmund G. "Pat"
Brown Institute at Cal State L.A., (323) 343-3770.