Tonight the La Palma-Cerritos Branch of the American Association of University Women will present the second of three Candidates Forums prior to the March 5 Cerritos Municipal Election.
The forum will be held on Monday, Feb. 11 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Cerritos City Hall council chambers located at 18125 Bloomfield Ave. A live broadcast will begin at 7 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.
It will include opening statements by the candidates, their responses to two questions prepared by AAUW, responses to written questions from the audience, and closing statements.
Invited candidates include Carol Chen, Alejandro Estella, James Kang, K.Y. Ma, George Ray, Gerad Valencia, and Frank Aurelio Yokoyama. The seven candidates are vying for two open seats on the city council.
In addition, there will be rebroadcasts of the forum at 7 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 18, and Sunday, Feb. 24. The forum also will be available on the video archive of the Cerritos website.
- Highlights from the Feb. 5 Cerritos City Council Candidates Forum
- The 4-1-1 on the Cerritos Municipal Election
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The American Association of University Women is a national organization of over 80,000 college graduates. AAUW seeks to advance equity for women and girls through advocacy, education, philanthropy and research. Membership is open to all graduates who hold an associate's or higher degree from an accredited college or university. AAUW values and seeks a diverse membership. There are no barriers to full participation in this organization on the basis of gender, race, creed, age, sexual orientation, national origin or disability. For information on membership, call (562) 924-1888.
AAUW seeks to inform and educate its members and the general public about the positions of candidates on issues of importance to AAUW and the community. AAUW takes positions on issues after careful study and determination of how they fit within the AAUW Public Policy Program. This forum is presented as a public service by the La Palma-Cerritos Branch of AAUW. The live telecast on Cerritos cable television is provided by the City of Cerritos.