The Democratic Clubs of West Los Angeles, Westwood-Westside, and Culver City, and the Westside Grassroots Democratic Club are sponsoring a forum to give the public the opportunity to meet the Democratic legislature candidates.

The West Los Angeles Democratic Club will endorse candidates during the forum, to be held from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, March 18th, at the Venice Center for Peace with Justice and the Arts, 2210 Lincoln Blvd., Venice. Admission is free and free parking is available.

Ian Masters, host of “Background Briefing” on KPFK 90.7 FM, will moderate the forum.

Michael Dukakis, former Massachusetts governor and 1988 Democratic presidential candidate, will give the keynote speech: “Making 2006 the Year of the Donkey.”

State Assembly and State Senate candidates will be available at noon to meet-n-greet the public.

Information, (310) 305-9660 or