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SHeMesh - Civic Engagement Series Panel 2



SHM CIVIC ENGAGEMENT SERIES PRESENTS:
EDUCATE, ENGAGE & MOTIVATE

As Jews we know it is our obligation to engage with the world outside our synagogue walls.  This speaker series will help us understand how Orange County government operates, how it affects us, and how we can get involved.  Moderated by Rabbi Steinberg, this 4-part series explores the role that Orange County Government plays in our lives. 

Come and learn with us and become more civically engaged Orange County Jews.


Join us for our first two sessions with Frank Kim, Orange County Executive Officer to discuss the role of the County Board of Supervisors and with Dr. Al Mijares, County Superintendent of Schools to discuss the impact of the County Board of Education.


 

UPCOMING SPEAKERS AND DATES:
Session 2 - November 4, 2021 | County Board of Education
Session 3 - February 10, 2022 | County Law Enforcement
Session 4 - Februrary 24, 2022 | Judicial Systems
 

SESSION 2: THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION AND BOARD OF EDUCATION
With Dr. Al Mijares, County Superintendent of Schools
Moderated by Rabbi Steinberg


Thursday, November 4 | 7:00 - 8:30 pm
at Congregation Shir Ha-Ma'alot in the Sanctuary



What role does the County Department of Education play and what programs do they offer? How about the County Board of Education? What do they have jurisdiction over? Do they control the local school districts? What opportunities are there for citizens to advocate and get involved? 

Come learn what you should consider when voting for leaders in the education community.

 


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SESSION 1: THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
With Mr. Frank Kim, County Executive Officer
Moderated by Rabbi Steinberg


Thursday, October 28 | 7:00 - 8:30 pm
at Congregation Shir Ha-Ma'alot in the Sanctuary

What do our elected Supervisors actually do?  How does the Board of Supervisors operate?  What areas are they in charge of?  What opportunities are there for citizens to get involved? 

The Board of Supervisors makes decisions, both directly and indirectly, that have considerable impact on our community and our daily lives. 

Come and learn about this vast and powerful county government.

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REGISTER BELOW FOR SESSION 2 WITH DR. AL MIJARES, COUNTY SUPERINTENDENT OF SCHOOLS.
 
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This is an in-person event, and we encourage everyone to attend.  The event, however, will also be live streamed for those who cannot attend in person.

For those attending via livestream, a link will be sent out the day before the event.

 
If you would like to ask Dr. Mijares a question, please submit your question here.

Opportunities to ask Dr. Mijares questions via index card, on the night of the event will also be provided for those attending in person. 
Sun, October 24 2021 18 Cheshvan 5782