Info from LSA:
“The Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona, YWCA of Southern Arizona, Living Streets Alliance, the Southwest Fair Housing Council, and L.U.P.E.Tucson (Lucha Unida de Padres y Estudiantes) invite you to meet the Ward 3 Democratic primary candidates on Saturday, August 5th from 10:30am to 12:00pm at the Donna R. Liggins Center,2160 N. 6th Avenue, for the first-ever candidate forum to focus specifically on equity.
All the primary candidates are confirmed to attend: Felicia Chew, Paul Durham and Tom Tronsdal. (There is no primary on the Republican ticket, as there is no candidate running.)
The convergence of these sponsoring organizations will offer each of the three candidates a platform to present their perspectives and ideas for how they plan to address growing concerns that Tucson voters have regarding equity. The focus will be on the impacts of access to healthy food,transportation investment, rapid development and housing affordability on: quality of life, racism, discrimination, access to economic opportunities, and balancing public safety with the need to protect vulnerable communities.
Simultaneous Spanish and ASL interpretation will be provided. The Donna R. Liggins Center is ADA accessible. Childcare will be provided onsite.
Space is limited to 150 people. Please RSVP at:
Quotes for event organizers are available by contacting Living Streets Alliance at 520-261-8777 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The mission of Living Streets Alliance is to “promote healthy communities by empowering people to transform our streets into vibrant places for walking, bicycling, socializing, and play.” LSA is improving access for active modes of transportation in the region through outreach, education,
advocacy and research. Visit http://www.livingstreetsalliance.org/ for more info.”