Organizers said they will host a special session called "How To Talk with Your Elected Officials" Wednesday, July 14, from 5:30 to 8 p.m. at the Public Health Auditorium.
There will be dinner and child care provided at the auditorium, 260 East 15th Street, Merced.
Council members John Carlisle and Mary-Michal Rawling will help answer questions from the public. Some of the subjects will be how to learn the many roles played by local government; the best way to talk with locally elected officials; and a city council role-playing session.
Those needing rides can catch buses at 4:15 p.m. at Planada's Golden Valley Health Centers; 4:30 at Le Grand High School; 4:55 at Franklin Elementary; and 5:15 at Golden Valley Health Centers in South Merced.
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