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Henry Stern is an educator and environmental attorney, who most recently served as senior advisor to California State Senator Fran Pavley. In that capacity, he helped craft legislation to address climate change, fracking, the drought, teacher shortages, and women's health.  He also spearheaded the Senator’s ongoing efforts to clean up the SoCal Gas leak in Porter Ranch with SB 380.

A graduate of Harvard University and UC Berkeley Law, Henry has public and private sector experience in education, the environment, and infrastructure investment. Prior to serving the 27th District, he served as counsel to Congressman Henry Waxman on the House Energy & Commerce Committee, helped businesses construct clean energy projects, taught civics, advocated for juvenile justice, and founded a tech incubator.

Henry also teaches law at UCLA, volunteers at the Boys & Girls Club, and is a member of the Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy Advisory Committee, the Jewish Federation, and the Truman National Security Project.
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Upcoming Events

  1. October 25 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    Phone Bank with Senator Fran Pavley
    Location: Henry Stern Campaign HQ
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  2. October 25 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    Malibu Phones for Henry
    Location: Coldwell Banker
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  3. October 26 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
    Multi-Lingual Phone Bank for Henry Stern
    Location: Woodland Hills HQ
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  • Governor Jerry Brown, well known for his political independence, has endorsed state Senate candidate Henry Stern, who is running to succeed Senator Fran Pavley in the 27th Senate District. “Look, today in politics, more than anything else, we need independence and we need strength,” Brown said. “Henry has both, and he’ll work for this district and work for you.” Stern, a Canoga Park resident, educator and environmental attorney, has been a senior adviser to two longtime pioneering representatives in the … read more

  • Welcome back to my website! As you probably heard by now, we emerged from the June 7th primary election with more votes than anyother Democratic candidate. I’m honored to be the Democratic nominee going into the November Election — and I’m proud to be supported by a broad coalition of both Democratic and Republican local elected leaders, firefighters, teachers, nurses, deputies, highway patrol officers, environmental and neighborhood leaders. This diverse coalition binds us across party lines, voters young and old, … read more