From: Aaron Abrams, Clackamas County Department of Health, Housing, and Human Services, 503-655-8752 Date: 09-23-12

Clackamas County

Media and Interested Parties

Clackamas County Social Services Division to host candidates forum

The Social Services Division of Clackamas County Health, Housing, and Human Services will be hosting a candidates forum on Wednesday, Oct. 3, at the Abernethy Center in Oregon City.  Doors open at 8:30 a.m. The Abernethy Center is located at 606 15th Street, Oregon City.

At this event Clackamas County state legislative candidates will come together for a bipartisan conversation about issues impacting our community and residents. Interactive roundtable discussions will take place on the following topics:

  • People living in poverty and homelessness
  • People with developmental disabilities and physical disabilities
  • People with mental health and addictions issues
  • Children, youth and families
  • Seniors
  • Veterans

This event provides an opportunity for members of the public to have in-depth discussions with candidates on issues that affect them directly.  Candidates will have the opportunity to give first hand feedback on these issues at the conclusion of the event.  

For more information contact Brenda Durbin, Director, Clackamas County Social Services at 503-655-8641 or at brendadur@co.clackamas.or.us

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