East Bay Town Hall video link

Monday, June 19, 2017

Oakland - On the Saturday, June 17, more than 200 community members attended a town hall meeting hosted by State Senator Nancy Skinner (D-Berkeley) and Assemblymembers Rob Bonta (D-Oakland) and Tony Thurmond (D-Richmond) at the Cesar Chavez Education Center in Oakland’s Fruitvale neighborhood. KPIX 5 Reporter Melissa Caen moderated the conversation between the three legislators and their constituents who discussed actions taken by the California legislature to protect immigrants, expand health care, fund education, and address climate change.  Following the panel, attendees raised their own questions about a variety of topics including single payer healthcare, criminal justice reform, affordable housing, and climate protection.