California State University, Fresno will host a statewide broadcast debate between gubernatorial candidates Jerry Brown and Meg Whitman on Oct. 2 in the university’s Satellite Student Union.

The debate, before an invited audience, will take place at 11 a.m. and be broadcast on California Univision television and radio affiliates at 4 p.m. the same day. The program also will be streamed online in English at

The debate is produced by the nonpartisan San Joaquin Valley Gubernatorial Forum as part of its effort to help enlighten voters – especially Latinos – about current political affairs and candidates and their impact on the region.

Members of the forum are Fresno State, Univision’s Channel 21 (Fresno), the Fresno Area Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, the city of Fresno and the Fresno Bee newspaper.