We are Hosting a Candidates Forum!
Inside Scoop: Ice Cream and Conversation with the Santa Cruz City Council Candidates
Santa Cruz NEXT, Cruzio Internet, Civinomics, and Santa Cruz Geeks are joining forces to hold a ice cream social with the Santa Cruz City Council candidates.
Come mix and mingle with the candidates over drinks and ice cream on Wednesday, September 19th from 6 to 9 pm at the Kuumbwa Jazz Center. An engaging panel of young entrepreneurs and tech geeks will be asking your questions about issues facing the Santa Cruz community. Ice Cream from the Penny Ice Creamery will be served. $5 admission fee.
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If you could ask the candidates a question, what would it be? Fill in your question(s) when you register for the event!
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Prior to the event, Civinomics will be using innovative new software to crowd-source questions for the candidates. Attendees will vote on questions to be asked at the event. Let your voice be heard, register and ask your question today!
This event is brought to you by the following organizations
Santa Cruz NEXT: Santa Cruz NEXT is committed to providing a fun, hip and diverse environment to discuss political, financial & environmental issues affecting the next generation of our community. NEXT is non-partisan and promotes an open exchange of information, ideas and aspirations.
Cruzio Internet: Established in 1989, Cruzio is Santa Cruz County’s oldest and largest Internet Service Provider serving thousands of homes and businesses with high-speed Internet, from multi-gigabit enterprise fiber to residential Internet and phone. The center of Cruzio’s fiber network is a beautifully renovated downtown headquarters with Cruzio’s coworking space, Cruzioworks which offers flexible work spaces, spacious private offices, 100 Mbps wifi, onsite coffee bar and several conference and class rooms. Visit cruzio.com to learn about all of Cruzio’s products and services.
Civinomics: Civinomics is a local startup company whose mission is to provide communities with the tools needed to more effectively manage civic information and collective decision making. Over the past year, Civinomics has interviewed over 2,500 members of the community about a wide variety of local issues using their unique iPad survey application. On September 5th, they will be privately launching an online community workshop platform, which facilitates civic crowdsourcing and public discussion. They believe there can be improvements in social decision making through the use of better information, increased public engagement, and the collective creativity of communities. For more information, visit Civinomics.com.
Santa Cruz Geeks: The Santa Cruz Geeks are a group of technology professionals and entrepreneurs who gather for food, drinks, fun and intelligent conversation. When they aren’t having dinner, they participate in an online discussion group with topics ranging from the latest tech trends to local job offerings and events in technology.
What: Inside Scoop: Ice Cream and Conversation with Santa Cruz City Council Candidates
When: Wednesday, September 19th, 6-9pm
Where: Kuumbwa Jazz Center, 320 Cedar Street in downtown Santa Cruz