Education

ACT 2013 candidate forum – Jan. 17

Pasadena Unified School District and Pasadena City Council

ACT – the oldest and largest progressive political organization in the San Gabriel Valley – is hosting a candidate forum at PCC, in cooperation with Andrew Bott, Vice-President for Business Affairs of the Associated Students of PCC.
The forum is free and open to the public. All candidates for Pasadena City Council and the Pasadena Unified School District Board have been invited.
President Mark Rocha of Pasadena City College will welcome guests, and the forum will be moderated by John Buchanan, former Mayor of Sierra Madre. The Pasadena Community Network will be filming the forum for rebroadcast over the following weeks.
This is an opportunity to hear from the candidates running for city council in two districts:
District 3
Ishmael Trone, Businessman/Financial Consultant, John J. Kennedy, Senior VP Nonprofit Nicholas Benson, Minister/Educator
District 5
Victor M. Gordo, Councilmember/Attorney, Israel Estrada, Nonprofit Executive Director
(Terry Tornek, the incumbent City Councilmember in District 7, is running unopposed, so he will not be speaking at the forum.)
School board candidates in the newly re-drawn districts:
District 1
Kimberly Kenne, PUSD School Board Member, Dean Cooper Information Technology Consultant
District 3
Guillermo Arce, Human Services Administrator, Tyron Hampton, Project Manager, Ruben Hueso,Public School Educator, Deirdra Duncan, Foster Parent
District 5
Elizabeth Pomeroy, PUSD School Board Member, Stella Murga Director, Youth Center
District 7
Scott Phelps, PUSD Board of Education, Luis Carlos Ayala, Attorney/Educator
Thursday, January 17 at 7:00 p.m. Pasadena City College, Creveling Lounge, Bldg CC 1570 E. Colorado Boulevard, Pasadena
For further information, contact: Jon Fuhrman at 626. 795-5255.

January 16, 2013

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