Tuesday, July 27, 2010

Ward 5 civic associations sponsor candidate event, July 28

The C.O.V.E. (The Coalition for Voter Empowerment) is sponsoring a candidate forum on July 28 from 6:30 - 8:30 pm at McKinley Technology High School (151 T St NE, Room 150).   According to a post on a community Yahoo group, this event is the first in a series of events for candidates sponsored by The C.O.V.E. Coalition members are The Bates Area Civic Association; Bloomingdale Civic Association, Inc.; The Edgewood Civic Association; Eckington Civic Association; and The Hanover Civic Association.   UPDATED 7/28 7:45 am: No idea which candidates will be appearing at the July 28 event.   Candidates attending are Leo Alexander, Kathy Henderson, and Michael Brown.   Vincent Orange has been invited.   Future C.O.V.E. events are scheduled for August 4 (candidates to be announced) and August 11 (candidates to be announced).

According to the email from Edgewood's Michael Clark about the event, then-candidate Adrian Fenty's 2006 one-on-one interview responses are Edgewood Civic Association web site.   Fenty was asked about such issues as education and training, affordable housing, and public health.

More information is available from Michael Clark via email.

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