Food Bank for New York City


2014 Candidate Forum Series

State Senate and Assembly 

When: August 26th, 2014 - September 5th, 2014

Primary and general elections are right around the corner.  In order to ensure both candidates and voters are informed about the array of challenges our most vulnerable neighbors face each day, Food Bank For New York City will be presenting a series of candidate forums, in partnership with local member organizations and DNAinfo New York, a leading source of community news across the five boroughs.

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Forums will be moderated by DNAinfo New York’s editors and beat reporters, who bring in-depth local knowledge of community issues. 

Access more information and RSVP by clicking on the forum date below.

Forums are 6:30pm - 8:00pm (Doors will open at 6pm)

Date                        Race                          Host Agency/Site                            

 Tuesday, August 26th 

 Assembly District 77            

Christ Disciples International Ministries 
3021-33 Webster Avenue,
Bronx, NY 10467

 Wednesday, August 27th 

 Senate District 20 

 Mt. Hebron Church of Christ 
167 Chester Street,
Brooklyn, NY 11212

 Thursday, August 28th

 Assembly District 79

Word of Life International 
813 Westchester Avenue, 
Bronx, NY 10455

 Friday, August 29th 

 Assembly District 60
Church of God of Prophecy 
71 Malta Street,
Brooklyn, NY 11207

 Tuesday, September 2nd

 Assembly District 72
Fresh Youth Initiatives
505 W. 171st Street, 
New York, NY 10032

Wednesday, September 3rd

Senate District 14

The Salvation Army Jamaica Citadel
90-23 161st Street
Jamaica, NY 11432

 Thursday, September 4th

 Assembly District 55
This is a joint event with Neighbors Together
   and Bed-Stuy Campaign Against Hunger Location TBD
*This activity is not sponsored or endorsed by the New York City Department of Education or the City of New York*

Other forums may be scheduled, pending availability of host sites in districts of competitive open races and/or moderator.

The Forum co-hosts have exercised good faith judgment in selecting candidates to participate in this forum and do not endorse, support or oppose political candidates and/or parties through participation in the forum.