Long Beach Mayoral Forum hosted by the Sierra Club and other environmental groups and featuring Assemblymember Bonnie Lowenthal, Community College Trustee Doug Otto, Long Beach Councilmember Gerrie Schipske, R.N.P., J.D., and Long Beach Vice-Mayor Dr. Robert Garcia.
The Forum was held at Long Beach's Aquarium of the Pacific on November 12, 2013 and moderated by Gabrielle Weeks, chair of the Sierra Club, Long Beach Area Group. This is the first of five video segments from the forum, covering introductory remarks from each of the candidates as well as the first 2 questions. Additional videos will be posted soon.
The forum was non-partisan and provided opportunity for questions from the audience, following questions selected by the environmental co-host committee. The co-sponsors of the event included the Sierra Club (primary sponsor), Audubon, Green Long Beach, LB Coalition for a Safe Environment, Long Beach Greens, Long Beach Grows, Shift Long Beach, and the Surfrider Foundation.