CCRC to Host Legislative Forum Friday Morning for a Community Conversation on California's Children as Well as the Launch of Their Very Ambitious Literacy Campaign

State and City Elected Officials gather Friday for 20th Annual Legislative Forum. Child Care Resource Center hosts a community conversation with Legislators on the future of California’s children.

Los Angeles, CA, November 20, 2009 --( What: 20Th Annual Legislative Forum Breakfast and Open Panel Discussion

Who: Scheduled panelists will be:

Secretary of Education Dr. Glen Thomas

California State Senator Carol Liu

California State Assemblymember Julia Brownley

California State Assemblymember Paul Krekorian

Los Angeles County Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky

When 7:30 a.m. – 10 a.m., Friday, November 20, 2009

Where: The Odyssey Restaurant at 15600 Odyssey Drive,

Granada Hills, CA 91344 (Near the 118 and 405 freeways)

Why: To discuss the future of child care and other hot topic issues facing children, families and the early care and education system in California as well as the official launch of CCRC’s “What a Difference a Book Makes” literacy campaign set to raise 100,000 books in 1 year.

Contact: For event photos, information, quotes and complimentary tickets for media and guests, contact Stephanie Bruce at (818) 266-4414 or

CCRC provides quality, support, development, and education to tens of thousands of children and families in our 2,500-square-mile service area. Although our service area is vast and our clients number in the thousands, we remain a unique and distinctive leader in the child care industry. Our current programs include our resource vans and libraries, careers in child development projects, and efforts to encourage school readiness. These innovative programs enhance the already successful technical assistance, Resource and Referral, and financial assistance programs. CCRC’s programs and services for both parents and providers have grown over the last three decades as our outreach into the communities of the Antelope, San Fernando, and Santa Clarita Valleys has identified a diverse multitude of wants and needs.

Child Care Resource Center
Stephanie Bruce