UPCOMING EVENTS



Clovis Community College - Academic Center 1, Room 150
10309 N Willow Ave, Fresno (Willow and International Avenues)
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Atrocities carried out by terrorist organizations like ISIS, Al-Qaeda and Boko Haram around the globe have fueled perceptions of Islam as a religion of violence, war and intolerance. More than half of Americans today believe “extremism” is spreading within the Muslim community across America.

So, is Islam inherently violent?

Join Hamid Entezam, a specialist in comparative theology, to explore the facts and better understand the turbulent world we live in today.





PAST EVENTS:

Election Night Analysis

Tuesday, Nov. 6 | 8:30 to 10 p.m.

Join us tonight for live analysis of local general election results. Hosted by Sevag Tateosian with a panel including GV Wire senior reporter David Taub and former Fresno City Council Members Linda Calandra and Tom Boyajian.


Fresno City Council Candidate Forum

Tuesday, Oct. 16 | 6:30 p.m.

Fresno City College Old Administration Building Auditorium
1101 E. University Ave, Fresno

The six candidates running for Fresno City Council in Districts 3, 5 and 7 will give their views on taxes, public safety and neighborhood quality of life among many others local issues. The public is invited.

Area 3 Candidates: Miguel Arias, Tate Hill
Area 5 Candidates: Paula Yang, Luis Chavez
Area 7 Candidates: Brian Whelan, Nelson Esparza





Measure P Community Forum

Thursday, Oct. 11 | 6:00 p.m.

Islamic Cultural Center Multi-Purpose Room
2111 E. Nees Ave, Fresno

Advocates for and against Measure P will give their views in a forum moderated by GV Wire News Director Bill McEwen. Members of the audience will have the opportunity to ask questions of the panelists.



 

FRESNO UNIFIED TRUSTEE DEBATES:

In November, local voters will elect four trustees to serve on the Fresno Unified School Board. These trustees are responsible for educating more than 74,000 students and managing a budget in excess of $1.3 billion in California’s fourth largest school district. Turn to GV Wire to learn more about the candidates who are seeking to set Fresno’s educational priorities for the next four years.


CANDIDATES

Area 1: Robert Futentes, Keshia Thomas
Area 3: Valerie Davis, Mark Ratchford, Karl Diaz
Area 4: Christopher De La Cerda, Veva Islas
Area 7: Nasreen Johnson, Terri Edwards, Amanda Karabian, Terry Slatic


Tuesday, September 25

Trustee Area 4 (McLane)
Trustee Area 7 (Bullard)


Monday, September 24

Trustee Area 1 (Edison High)
Trustee Area 3 (Sunnyside High)


 


 

Fresno City Council - District 7: Candidate Forum

Tuesday, May 1st, 2018  |  6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Islamic Cultural Center of Fresno  |  2111 E. Nees Ave.

Candidates seeking the District 7 seat on the Fresno City Council faced off in a May 1st forum hosted by GV Wire, Fresno’s Leading Young Professionals and the Community Media Access Collaborative. GV Wire’s Bill McEwen was the moderator for the forum, which was held at the Islamic Cultural Center of Fresno starting at 6pm. Questions to candidates were be posed by McEwen, along with a panel of journalists and community members.

Learn more about District 7.


 

Fresno City Council - District 3: Candidate Forum

Candidates seeking the District 3 seat on the Fresno City Council faced off in an April 19 forum hosted by GV Wire, Fresno’s Leading Young Professionals and the Community Media Access Collaborative. GV Wire’s Bill McEwen was the moderator for the forum, which was be held at Westside Church starting at 6pm. Questions to candidates were be posed by McEwen, along with a panel of journalists and community members.

Forum Duration: 90 minutes

Learn more about District 3.


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