PUMP, Urban League Young Professionals of Greater Pittsburgh, University of Pittsburgh Graduate School for Public and International Affairs (GSPIA), WESA/WYEP Generation Listen, and The Pittsburgh Spot are hosting a FREE Mayoral Candidate Forum for all declared individuals running in the 2017 Pittsburgh mayoral election. The format, content, and civic engagement fair participants will focus on the issues and policies most important to young people in Pittsburgh. Join us for this once in every four years event!
6:30 PM – Doors open
7:00 – 8:30 PM – Mayoral Candidate Forum
8:30 – 10:00 PM – Reception and Civic Engagement Fair
Rodef Shalom Congregation (4905 Fifth Ave, Pgh, PA 15213)
Confirmed candidate attendees:
Mayor Bill Peduto, incumbent Mayor of Pittsburgh
Rev. Dr. John C. Welch, VP for Student Services and Community Engagement and Dean of Students, Pittsburgh Theological Seminary
Event organizers expect this will be a well attended event, providing a unique opportunity for young people living in Pittsburgh to explore the vision, policies, and positions of each candidate. Register and submit your ideas and questions for the candidate forum to make sure you are part of this event, and the content reflects what is most important to young people in Pittsburgh.
Civic Engagement Fair Partners:
Urban League Young Professionals
University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public and International Affairs
WESA/WYEP Generation Listen
John C. Welch Mayoral Candidate
Peduto Democrat for Mayor
A+ Schools/Vote School Board First
Carlow University’s College for Leadership and Social Change
Fair Districts PA
Leadership Pittsburgh Inc
League of Women Voters of Greater Pittsburgh
March on Harrisburg
Pennsylvania Center for Women and Politics at Chatham University
Public Allies Pittsburgh
Repair the World
United Way of Southwestern Pennsylvania
Young Democrats of Allegheny County
Young Republicans of Allegheny County
and more to come
Check back for more details/updates as the forum format and civic engagement partners are finalized.
Register and learn more at http://www.pump.org/event/forum.
Childcare provided, but must be reserved in advance through registration.
ASL interpretation will be provided during the Mayoral Forum.