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Saturday: Rev. Al Sharpton to convene Public Advocate hopefuls for final Candidate Forum, Honor Rev. Jesse Jackson for Black History Month

Feb 22, 2019

Rev. Al Sharpton to discuss the continuing importance of honoring civil rights pioneers


9:30 a.m.
Saturday Action Rally and Broadcast Honoring Rev. Jesse Jackson for Black History Month

12:00 p.m.
Public Advocate Candidate Forum Hosted by Rev. Al Sharpton’s National Action Network (NAN), moderated by Derek Perkinson and Katrina Jefferson

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.


Action Rally:


Candidates’ Forum:


NYC Public Advocate Candidates:


NAN House of Justice
106 W 145th St. @ Malcolm X Blvd.
Harlem, NY 10039