Reserve your seat now for the only nonpartisan candidate forum focused on these key issues, including mobility and transportation, air pollution, renewable energy, land use and sprawl, and the County’s commitment to achieving carbon zero and its Climate Action Plan and Regional Decarbonization Framework. (Want to know more about why this election is important, where the district is, etc? Read our blog – coming soon)
This in-person event will feature prepared questions from leaders with local climate change and environmental justice organizations and we'll also take questions from participants (use this form to suggest a question – form coming shortly).
We are expecting all four candidates listed with the Registrar of Voters to participate:
- Janessa Goldbeck, Marine Corps veteran and CEO of Vet Voice Foundation (confirmed)
- Monica Montgomery Steppe, San Diego City Council President Pro-Tem (confirmed)
- Amy Reichert, small business owner and founder of ReOpen San Diego (confirmed)
- Unfortunately, candidate Paul McQuigg was not able to attend
5:00 pm – Doors open
5:00-6:00 pm – Visit host organization tables, mingle, light refreshments
6:00-7:30 pm – Candidate Forum
7:30-8:30 pm – Mingle with community and candidates
Sponsoring organizations: Change Begins with Me, Climate Action Campaign, Climate Justice Team at First Unitarian Universalist Church, Environmental Health Coalition, Hillcrest Indivisible, Mid City CAN, SanDiego350, Sunrise Movement San Diego, Take Action San Diego
Transportation: Transit: Bus #3 is around the corner, bus #10 is a few blocks away on Washington St. Free parking in the Church parking lot. You can bring bikes into the church courtyard and lock them there.
This is a FREE event. Donate here to help us cover event costs, including facility, parking, refreshments and promotion.