FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 16, 2010 Contact: Aurelio Rojas 213-280-6579 / James Bolden 213-200-5314
SUPERVISOR RIDLEY-THOMAS, EMPOWERMENT CONGRESS TO HOST PUBLIC
FORUM WITH COUNTY’S ACTING CHIEF OF PROBATION CAL REMINGTON
WHAT: Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas and the Empowerment Congress, a coalition of community groups, will host a community forum featuring Acting County Probation Chief Cal Remington.
WHY: The forum is part of Supervisor Ridley-Thomas’ effort to address issues related to published reports that juvenile probation officers have physically and sexually abused youths in their care.
WHEN: Wednesday, March 17, 2010 from 6 P.M. to 8 P.M.
WHERE: The Second District Exposition Park Administration Office Conference Room, 700 Exposition Park Drive, Los Angeles CA 90037 (next to the California African American Museum)
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