They all agreed that the state locks up far too many children and that the local detention center is deplorable.
The four candidates vying for Orleans Parish Juvenile Court presented a united front Tuesday night during a forum hosted by Families and Friends of Louisiana's Incarcerated Children at the Treme Center.
So many are dealing with outside issues: hunger, drugs, violence, abuse.
So far, Anderson has led the field in raising campaign cash, amassing six-figures, mostly her own money, and in winning endorsements.
The only people doing something about it are nonprofit organizations.