LULAC Hosts Candidates Night

Oct 13, 2009 at 5:59 pm

Cincinnati’s branch of the League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) will host a candidates forum Wednesday night that include many of the people running for Cincinnati mayor, City Council and the Board of Education.

The event will be held at the Su Casa Hispanic Center gym, 7036 Fairpark Ave., in Carthage. It will last from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.—-

Candidates who have confirmed their attendance include Mark Mallory and Brad Wenstrup, the mayoral candidates; and City Council candidates Anitra Brockman, Kevin Flynn, Leslie Ghiz, Greg Harris, Nicholas Hollan, Chris Monzel, Amy Murray, Roxanne Qualls, Laure Quinlivan, Cecil Thomas, Bernadette Watson, Wendell Young and George Zamary.

Also, school board candidates that will participate are Melanie Bates, Eileen Cooper Reid, Jason Haap, Mary Welsh Schlueter and Vanessa White.

Founded in 1929 in Corpus Christi, Tex., LULAC is the oldest and largest Hispanic civil rights organization in the United States. The group works to advance the economic condition, educational attainment, political influence, health and civil rights of Hispanic Americans through community-based programs operating at more than 700 LULAC chapters nationwide.

For more information, contact Jason Riveiro via e-mail at [email protected].