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Past · April 6, 2021

A Conversation with US Senator Alex Padilla

2021 Speaker Series on California's Future — Virtual Event

April 6, 2021 · 11:00 am - 12:00 pm


About the Program

Improved vaccine distribution, increased school reopenings, and additional dollars to families are giving Californians hope in difficult times. As we look ahead to post-pandemic life, what challenges and opportunities await? Join PPIC President and CEO Mark Baldassare and US Senator Alex Padilla for a conversation about a variety of pressing topics, from immigration reform to the economy to the environment.

PPIC’s Speaker Series on California’s Future invites leaders from across the political spectrum to participate critically, constructively, and collaboratively in public conversations. The purpose is to give Californians a better understanding of how our leaders are addressing the challenges facing our state.

PPIC is a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization. PPIC does not take or support positions on any ballot measure or on any local, state, or federal legislation, nor does it support, endorse, or oppose any political parties or candidates for public office. Any opinions expressed by event participants are theirs alone and do not necessarily reflect any position of the Public Policy Institute of California


11:00 a.m. Welcome and Opening Remarks
Mark Baldassare, president and CEO, PPIC

11:05 a.m. Conversation
Alex Padilla, US senator for California
Mark Baldassare, president and CEO, PPIC

11:45 a.m. Audience Q&A

12:00 p.m. Adjourn



Economy Health & Safety Net Political Landscape