Election Season Event: April 2022 Candidates of Color Forum with Aisha Dew & Rev. Vahisha Hasan and Queens Students
Thursday, April 21, 2022
Time: 7:00 pm
Location: Ketner Auditorium at Queens University of Charlotte
Who will be running our city and county? Who will serve as Sheriff and District Attorney?
It’s election season in Charlotte. The primaries are May 17th. This event centers our focus to the first person lived experience of being a B.I.P.O.C. (black/indigenous person of color) in an electoral space. An impressive group of incumbents and candidates will enlighten us. What are the most important issues, measures, candidates, and races in the region? Come vote with your presence and influence the influencers with your perspective!
There will be a meet and greet before (6:40-7:00 pm) and after the program (9:20-9:30 pm) and pizza served at the break.
Here’s who will be joining us so far for the following races:
- Tigress Sydney Acute McDaniel
- Lucille Puckett
At-large City Council
- Council Member Dimple Ajmera
- Patrick Cannon
- LaWana Mayfield
City Council Districts
- Dante Anderson (District 1)
- Charlene Henderson (District 1)
- Malcolm Graham (District 2)
- Kendrick Cunningham Jr. (District 2)
- Tiawana Brown (District 3)
- Cedric Dean (District 4)
- Stephanie Hand (District 6)
- Robert Hillman (District 6)
- Sheriff Garry McFadden
- Aijiena (Gina) Hicks
- Marquis Robinson
- District Attorney Spencer Merriweather
County Commission At-large
- Yvette Townsend-Ingram
- Arthur Griffin, Jr.
County Commission District Seats
- County Commissioner Susan Rodriguez-McDowell (District 6)
This event is sponsored by the Center of Academic Community Engagement, Pi Sigma Alpha, the Stan Greenspon Holocaust and Social Justice Education Center, and the Charlotte Clergy Coalition for Justice. Invite your friends and neighbors.
For more information contact Judy Schindler, firstname.lastname@example.org.