For Immediate Release

June 13, 2011

Susan Kang Schroeder
Chief of Staff
Office: 714-347-8408
Cell: 714-292-2718

Farrah Emami
Office: 714-347-8405
Cell: 714-323-4486



WHO: Orange County District Attorney Tony Rackauckas, Orange County District Attorney Chief of Staff Susan Kang Schroeder, Founder of The Joyful Child Foundation Erin Runnion, representatives from Community Service Programs, Inc., Divine Choices, and advocates from additional victims’ rights groups


WHAT: Will attend the Irvine City Council meeting in support of enacting a City Ordinance to create a child safety zone in City parks to further protect children from registered sex offenders. At the request of City Councilman Jeffrey Lalloway, the Council will discuss enacting a City Ordinance similar to the County Ordinance proposed by Orange County District Attorney Tony Rackauckas and Supervisor Shawn Nelson (Fourth District) and passed unanimously by the Orange County Board of Supervisors on April 5, 2011. The County Ordinance makes it a misdemeanor for registered sex offenders to enter County recreational areas where children regularly gather.


WHEN: Tomorrow, Tuesday, June 14, 2011, at 6:00 p.m.


WHERE: City Council Chamber, 1 Civic Center Plaza, Irvine


To read the full County Ordinance, please select the April 5, 2011, press release entitled “Orange County Board of Supervisors Unanimously Votes to Adopt New Law to Keep Registered Sex Offenders Out of Parks, Harbors, Beaches and Playgrounds” under Press Releases/Media Advisories at



*The meeting is open to the public and urge your attendance to further support meeting item #6.1, adding Chapter 8 to Division 14 of Title 4 of the Irvine Municipal Code relating to creating Child Safety Zones in parks. To advocate the adoption of this item, the public is encouraged to contact the Irvine City Council whose information is listed below.


Irvine City Council: (949) 724-6000

Sukhee Kang, Mayor:

Beth Krom, Mayor Pro Tem: