In Pasadena, Supervisorial Candidates Agree Juvenile Justice, Foster Care Systems Are Broken

Pasadena Now

May 11, 2016


Agreeing on most points of discussion, the five candidates seeking to fill the upcoming vacancy in Los Angeles County’s Fifth Supervisorial District met Tuesday evening at Pasadena City College to discuss children’s issues. The evening, hosted and sponsored by Southern California Grantmakers and The Chronicle for Social Change, featured candidates Kathryn Barger, Antonovich’s former Chief of Staff; Gang Prosecutor Elan Carr, LA City Councilmember Mitchell Englander, Senate Republican Leader Bob Huff, and public policy executive Darrell Park. Candidate Glendale Mayor Ara Najarian, did not participate. The forum was moderated by Alex Johnson, Children’s Defense Fund of California; Leslie Gilbert-Lurie, past president of the Alliance for Children’s Rights; and Daniel Heimpel, publisher of The Chronicle for Social Change.
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