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Pittsburgh Mayoral Candidate Forum

 Export to Your Calendar 5/4/2017
When: Thur, May 4, 2017
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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Rodef Shalom
4905 Fifth Avenue
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania  15213
United States
Contact: Brian Magee
412-338-2133 ext.10

Online registration is available until: 5/4/2017
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Event Details:


PUMP, Urban League Young ProfessionalsUniversity of Pittsburgh Graduate School for Public and International Affairs, 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.  This event is a unique opportunity for young people living in Pittsburgh to explore the vision, policies, and positions of each candidate.  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!


Interested in volunteering at the event? Please sign up at Pittsburgh Cares HERE.  All volunteers who commit four (4) hours of time will receive a voucher for two (2) tickets to a 2017 Pirates game.


Program Agenda:

  • 6:30 PM - Doors open
  • 7:00 - 8:30 PM - Mayoral Candidate Forum
  • 8:30 - 10:00 PM - Reception and Civic Engagement Fair (refreshments served)


Current Declared Candidates:

  • Councilwoman Darlene Harris (INVITED)
  • Mayor Bill Peduto, incumbent Mayor of Pittsburgh (CONFIRMED)
  • Rev. Dr. John C. Welch, VP for Student Services and Community Engagement and Dean of Students, Pittsburgh Theological Seminary (CONFIRMED)

Civic Engagement Fair Partners:

and more to come


Additional Info:


Event organizers expect this will be a well attended event, so register early to reserve your seat.  Registrants will have the opportunity to suggest a question during the registration process.  Childcare will be provided for those who need it, but must be reserved in advance through registration. ASL interpretation will be provided. Please note your preference for a reserved front row seat if desired.


Check back for more details/updates as the forum format and civic engagement partners are finalized. 




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