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Days before special election, Rev. Al Sharpton and NAN to convene public advocate hopefuls at HOJ for final candidate forum—
Public Advocate Candidate Forum Hosted by Rev. Al Sharpton’s National Action Network (NAN).
Format: Candidates will make 1-minute introductions before answering a series of audience written questions which will be screened and selected by NAN staff. Following audience questions, candidates will be assigned to one opponent, of whom they will be able to ask one question. Candidates will answer several more audience questions in a rapid-fire round for the remaining time.
- Rev. Al Sharpton, Founder & President, NAN
- Derek Perkinson, New York City Field Director, NAN
- Katrina Jefferson, Liaison to the President, NAN
- NYC Public Advocate Candidates:
- Manny Alicandro
- Michael Blake
- Theo Chino
- David Eisenbach
- Rafael Espinal
- Tony Herbert
- Ron Kim
- Melissa Mark-Viverito
- Daniel O’Donnell
- Dawn Smalls
- Jumaane Williams
- Eric Ulrich
Saturday, February 23 – 12:00 p.m.
** Forum will be preceded by NAN’s Weekly Action Rally featuring Rev. Al Sharpton’s weekly address to the community from 9:00-11:30 a.m. Livestream will be available at www.nationalactionnetwork.net. **
NAN House of Justice
106 W 145th St. @ Malcolm X Blvd.
Harlem, NY 10039