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California State University, Sacramento

Posted: September 9, 1999

11th Annual Envisioning California Conference:
Paths to California's 21st Century

Secretary of State Bill Jones, former White House Chief of Staff Leon Panetta, Green Party Assemblymember Audie Bock and Republican activist Ron Unz will be among those participating in the 11th Annual Envisioning California Conference, presented by the Center for California Studies at California State University, Sacramento.

The event will be Thursday, Sept. 23 through Saturday, Sept. 25 at Sacramento's Holiday Inn Capitol Plaza. It will focus on the civic responsibilities of individuals, government, non-profit organizations and corporations.

The opening session on "Markets, Corporations and Civic Duty" will be at 3 p.m., Thursday. Other sessions will include "Spirituality and Community," "Growth Control in a Democratic Society" and "Schools and Teaching Ethics."

The keynote dinner address on Thursday will be by Audie Bock, and the luncheon keynote on Friday will be by Warren Olney, host of "Which Way, LA?" on KCRW Public Radio and "Life and Times Tonight" on KCET Public Television.

The conference will begin with a 1:30 p.m. tour of art in public places, featuring Sacramento's new U.S. Courthouse and the Sacramento Public Library. On Saturday, attendees may either volunteer with Habitat for Humanity or tour Napa's di Rosa Preserve.

The conference is presented in partnership with the Leon and Sylvia Panetta Institute for Public Policy and the California State Library. Registration, including panels and meals, is $100 or $85 if received by Sept. 17. Student registration is $40 for panels and meals or free for panels only.

More information is available by contacting the Center for California Studies at (916) 278-6906.


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