Van Nuys, CA — The Valley Democrats United (VDU) will host a PA policy forum with candidates for the California 30th Congressional District, Representatives Howard Berman and Brad Sherman, on Wednesday, April 4 at 6:00 p.m. The forum will be held at the East Valley Adult Center Auditorium, 5060 Van Nuys Blvd (across from Corky’s Restaurant) in Sherman Oaks. Join Valley Democrats United, the Progressive Liberal Democratic Club of the San Fernando Valley, as the discussion goes beyond campaign talking points and mainstream media debates to discover the accomplishments, actions and vision that these two Congressmen would bring to this new congressional district in the San Fernando Valley. The doors will open at 6:00 p.m. and the program will begin at 6:30 p.m.
Seating is limited to 400 and a large crowd is expected. Parking on site is free but limited. Street parking is also available. Valley Democrats United is a non-profit club chartered by the Los Angeles County Democratic Party. VDU is dedicated to issues, ideas and action with the goal is to educate and inform the electorate. Congressmen Sherman and Berman are running for the new 30th Congressional District, which was created by redistricting. The two Democratic incumbents will face off twice, first with the June primary, then with a runoff in the general election in November. Congressman Brad Sherman Congressman Brad Sherman represents the 27th District, which includes most of the San Fernando Valley, Burbank and Calabasas. He has served in the U.S. House of Representatives since 1997.
Notable positions: senior member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee; the senior Democrat on the Subcommittee on International Terrorism, Nonproliferation and Trade; a senior member of the Financial Services Committee. Official website: bradsherman.house.gov Campaign website: bradsherman.com Congressman Howard Berman Congressman Howard Berman represents the 28th District, which includes Pacoima, Panorama City and North Hollywood. He has been a Member of Congress since 1983. Notable positions: Ranking Democrat on the House Committee on Foreign Affairs; second highest ranking Democrat on the Judiciary Committee; member of the Subcommittee on Intellectual Property, Competition, and the Internet. Official website: house.gov/berman Campaign website: howardberman.com