Yebri and Yaroslavsky have fairly a bit in widespread: Each are attorneys of their early 40s with younger youngsters. They every spent a part of their childhoods dwelling within the district and have broadly related views on many points, although they differ on some specifics. Each are Democrats.
Yaroslavsky has deep household roots in native politics — her father-in-law is Zev Yaroslavsky, who represented District 5 on the Metropolis Council for practically twenty years, and her mom was an L.A.-area district director for Supervisor Sheila Kuehl when Kuehl was within the state Meeting.
Earlier than moving into the race, Yaroslavsky labored for Kuehl for greater than six years, dealing with public well being, environmental points and the humanities for the county supervisor. She started her profession as a land-use legal professional at Latham & Watkins, a politically influential legislation agency the place she additionally did lobbying work, and spent a number of years at an environmental nonprofit.
Yebri belongs to a household of Iranian refugees who arrived within the U.S. in 1983, when he was a toddler.
He co-founded a Century Metropolis legislation agency and has been on a lot of nonprofit boards, together with Wager Tzedek, the place he has assisted with authorized clinics and dealt with the instances of renters professional bono. He beforehand served on the Los Angeles Civil Service Fee and the town legal professional’s Gun Violence Prevention Job Drive. He additionally co-founded 30 Years After, an L.A.-based Iranian American Jewish civic group.