Six parent/caregiver engagement groups will host a Pasadena Unified School District (PUSD) Board of Education candidate engagement forum on Monday, October 10 beginning at 5:00 pm.
By News Desk
Sponsored by the Pasadena Education Network (PEN), the PTA Council of PUSD, African American Parent Council, District Language Advisory Committee, Foster Youth Council, and the Community Advisory Committee for Special Ed, the forum will be held at the PUSD Education Center, 351 South Hudson Avenue, Pasadena, and also be livestreamed via Zoom.
Moderated by the League of Women Voters Pasadena Area, candidates will have an opportunity to introduce themselves and respond to written questions from the audience as to pre-set questions.
From 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm, candidates vying for District 1 Kim Kenne and Billy Malone, and District 3 Pat Amsbry and Michelle Richardson Bailey and will take the floor. District 5 candidates Patrice Marshall McKenzie and Xillian Stammer, and District 7 candidates Juan Pablo Alban and Yarma Velazquez will participate from 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm.
“Whether voters have children in the Pasadena Unified School District or not, this election impacts all of us,” said the parent groups in a joint statement. “Elections matter, and that starts at the local level. We have a civic responsibility to ensure that our community and our schools provide every child with an opportunity to reach their full potential.”
Unified Forum for Candidates for Pasadena School Board Mon., Oct. 10, 2022 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm District 1: Kim Kenne and Billy Malone District 3: Pat Amsbry and Michelle Richardson Bailey 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm District 5: Patrice Marshall McKenzie and Xillian Stammer District 7: Juan Pablo Alban and Yarma Velazquez Location PUSD Education Center 351 South Hudson Pasadena, CA
Spanish translation and ASL will be available upon request. To register for the forum or to get the Zoom link, visit unifiedforum.com .
Edited by Ann Hunnewell
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