Harlem City Council Forum Continues Success Streak
July 9, 2013
NYLCVEF’s Harlem City Council District 7 forum on July 9, 2013 was a great success, continuing the initiative to inform voters on candidate’s environmental views. Scores of local residents made their way to the Convent Avenue Baptist Church for a memorable discussion on sustainability, hosted by the Education Fund as well as WE ACT for Environmental Justice.
Nine candidates were in attendance, including Alicia Barksdale, David Sasscer-Burgos, Brodie Enoch, Christina Gonzalez, Joyce Johnson, Mark Levine, Mark Otto, Zead Ramadan and Ruben Dario Vargas .
The panel presented their opinions on a large range of issues encompassing green infrastructure, environmental education and transportation, touching even on issues of public housing and stop-and-frisk.
The forum was moderated by Peggy Shepard, Executive Director of WE ACT, and Marcia Bystryn, NYLCVEF President.< Back to Nonpartisan Electoral Activities
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