Kelly Candaele is a writer, a founding member of the Peace
Institute at California State University, Chico, and a trustee of the Los Angeles City Employees Retirement System.
He produced the documentary film, A League of Their Own, about his mother’s years in the All American Girls Professional Baseball League. His brother Casey spent nine years in the big leagues and was a player union representative for the Houston Astros.
When members of the LA janitors' union decided to go on strike this past April, their success was far from guaranteed.