FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Asian American Federation Hosts NYC Mayoral Democratic Candidates Forum
Mayoral Democratic Candidates Forum
New York City: The Asian American Federation will host the Mayoral Democratic Candidates Forum on Tuesday, April 9, 2013 from 6 – 8 pm at the Time Warner Center, 1 Time Warner Center, 10th Floor Screening Room (58th Street b/w 8th and 9th Floors). Registration will start at 5:30 pm.
Invited candidates are:
- Sal Albanese, Former New York City Council Member
- Bill de Blasio, New York City Public Advocate
- John C. Liu, New York City Comptroller
- Christine C. Quinn, New York City Council Speaker
- William C. Thompson, Jr., Former New York City Comptroller
ALL CANDIDATES HAVE CONFIRMED. The candidates will discuss their plans and visions for the City, focusing on the areas of health and social services, small business, economic and community development, and education. The candidates will also address the growth of City‘s Asian Americans and how they will incorporate our community into their plans for creating a more vibrant city while dispelling the stereotypes that prevent resources and assistance from reaching our communities.
Questions will come from a panel of mainstream and ethnic media journalists and community leaders. Confirmed panelists are:
- Danny Shin from The Korea Daily
- David Chen from Chinese-American Planning Council
- Lotus Chau from Sing Tao Daily
- Arun Venugopal from WNYC
- Shazia Khan, NY1, will moderate the evening‘s discussions.
After the discussion, audience members will be asked to participate in a straw poll of the candidates. FOR BUILDING SECURITY, RSVP IS REQUIRED: firstname.lastname@example.org.
THIS IS A NON-PARTISAN, COMMUNITY EDUCATION EVENT.
The Asian American Federation works to advance the civic voice and well-being of Asian Americans. We collaboratively foster philanthropy in the community, undertake research to inform policies, and provide support to community service organizations. For more information, please visit www.aafederation.org.