Teens from Southeast-Rio Vista YMCA’s Youth & Government Program and all ten candidates running for the LAUSD Board District 5 participated in a unique student-led candidate forum on February 6, 2019, at Clara Street Park in Cudahy.
Southeast-Rio Vista YMCA Youth & Government delegate Evelyn Madrigal served as the moderator for the debate.
Teens from Southeast-Rio Vista YMCA were keeping the time of candidate responses.
Southeast-Rio Vista YMCA students in action as they served as the debate timekeepers and panelists.
Candidates responded to questions from students and community members.
Nearly 200 members of the community were in attendance.
Delegates from Southeast-Rio Vista YMCA Youth & Government program served as event volunteers and ushers.
All the students from Southeast-Rio Vista YMCA presented with a certificate of completion from the Pat Brown Institute of Public Affairs at Cal State LA for their training and participation in the candidate forum.
Dr. Raphael J. Sonenshein, Pat Brown Institute of Public Affairs, proudly congratulates the teens on a job well done.