Town Hall Meetings in California

by Admin

The passage of Proposition 8 has left many wondering what went wrong and what's next. Community forums across the state of California will give supporters of equality an opportunity to discuss the campaign and figure out what went right, what went wrong and where we go from here. Forums are already planned for San Francisco, Orange County and Marin County.

San Francisco
Thursday, November 20, 6:30 - 8:30 PM
Veteran's War Memorial Building
401 Van Ness Avenue
San Francisco
To assist contact: Molly@marriageequality.org

Orange County
Sunday, November 30, 5 - 8 PM
Irvine United Congregational Church
4915 Alton Parkway
Irvine
Contact: Rev. Dr. Jonipher Kwong, jonipher@cafaithforequality.org

Marin County
Thursday, December 4, 6:30 - 8:30 PM
Acqua Hotel
555 Redwood Highway
Mill Valley
Contact: Paula pilecki@spectrumLGBTcenter.org

If you are interested in joining the community forum planning committee in your area, please contact the leaders identified below.

Alameda County- Molly McKay at (510) 332-0872 and Pamela Brown at (510) 384-3655 or both at media@marriageequality.org (there will be several community forums TBA, Oakland, Berkeley, Hayward and Fremont)

Butte County- Rob Regur at ca-butte@marriageequality.org

Contra Costa County- Leslie Stewart (925) 765-6064 and ca-contracosta@marriageequality.org or lwvleslie@gmail.com

Fresno County- Jason Scott at (559) 323-4283 or ca-fresno@marriageequality.org or jmsinternet@sbcglobal.net

Humboldt County- Jason Pablante at ca-humoldt@marriagequality.org

Kern County- Whitney Weddell at (661) 204-3180 or ca-kern@marriageequality.org or wlwedd@aol.com

Kings County- Hope Attenhoffer at ca-kings@marriageequality.org

Laguna Area- Audrey Prosser at prosserga@aol.com

Lake County- Laurie Billig at (707) 891-3385 or ca-lake@marriageequality.org or kbillig2008@yahoo.com

Los Angeles County - Geoff Scowcroft & Peter Wolf at ca-losangeles@marriageequality.org

Marin County- Dolores Caruthers and Laura Espinosa at ca-marin@marriageequality.org and Spectrum Center

Mendocino County-Theresa and Jennifer Sookne-Mizell at (707) 354-4219 or at ca-mendocino@marriageequality.org

Napa County- Lisa and Renee Fannin at (760) 613-9952 or at rfannin907@aol.com

Nevada County- Charlie Landau and Jim Richards at ca-nevada@marriageequality.org

Placer County- Toby Adams at ca-placer@marriageequality.org

Palm Springs - Terry Applegate at barkingdog08@gmail.com

Riverside County (Inland Empire coalition)-Alison Bowenat alison4equality@yahoo.com

Sacramento County- Christine Allen at coordinator@marriageequality.org with Laurie McBride and the Lambda Center

San Diego County - Jennifer Schumaker for North County/Oceanside area at 760-877-4396 or at jenrs66@yahoo.com and for Greater San Diego County, Joel Trambley, HRC at jtrambl@yahoo.com and Fernando Lopez, MEUSA at fzljr@cox.net.The SD LGBT Center has already hosted the first town hall and a second Community Forum is coming, please checkon-line for information.

San Joaquin County- Martina Virrey at (209) 518-9102 or at martina-virrey@yahoo.com or ca-sanjoaquin@marriageequality.org

San Luis Obispo County- David Kilburn at ca-sanluisobispo@marriageequality.org

San Mateo County/ San Francisco Peninsula- Don Diltz for Marriage Equality Peninsula Coalition Groupatdon@noon8.info or Jeffrey Adair for HRCat Jeffreyadair@earthlink.net

Santa Clara County -Leslie Bulbuk with BAYMEC atleslie.bulbuk@gmail.com

Solano County- Jeff Janis-Kitzmiller at (707) 428-6684 or at ca-solano@marriageequality.org

Sonoma County - Chari Davidson at (888) 271-5697 or atca-sonoma@marriageequality.org

Stanislaus County- Beth Holden-Soto at ca-stanislaus@marriageequality.org and Stephanie Stoltestoltelli@yahoo.com (209) 614-7532

Tulare County- Jamie Garza at 756-0725 or ca-tulare@marriageequality.org

Yolo County - Shelly Bales and Ellen Pontac at (530) 753 8283 or at ca-yolo@marriageequality.org or shelly@dcn.org

Contact Us

To make a general inquiry, please visit our contact page. Members of the media can reach our press office at: (202) 572-8968 or email press@hrc.org.