If you are planning on voting in local and state elections (and you should be!), be on the lookout for candidates forums, which are as ubiquitous as humidity this summer. Here are a few that are coming up:
Florida Senate District 36, Representative District 117
The Urban Environment League and Tropical Audubon Society are hosting a candidates forum for State Senate District 36 and State Representative District 117.
When: July 29, 7 - 9 pm
Senate District 36, Representative District 107
The Urban Environment League and Miami Neighborhoods United are hosting a candidates forum for State Senate District 36 and State Representative District 107.
When: August 3, 7 - 9 pm
School Board, District 2
The Urban League “Posse” will host a community forum at which the candidates for the Miami-School Board, District 2 will have the opportunity to make their case to the parents, students, and voters who will be directly affected by the policies of the next Board member.
When: August 5, 6:30-8:30 pm
Where: Freedom Hall, 8400 NW 25 Ave.
For more information about the forum, email Hassan Shabazz or call 302-696-4450.
Behavioral Health issues
The South Florida Behavioral Health Network will bring together several candidates for State Representative and State Senate to address substance abuse & mental health treatment, prevention & recovery issues.
When: August 5, 5:30 pm
To RSVP, contact Stephen Zuckerman by July 30.