A consortium of five local civic organizations and the News-Gazette joined together to hold a town hall-type forum on February 26, from 1:30-5:30, for all candidates in the races for Champaign mayor, Champaign City Council, and Champaign Unit 4 School Board.
The consortium consists of League of Women Voters of Champaign County, ILVOTE of Champaign County, NAACP Champaign County Branch, Bend the Arc Jewish Action: Champaign-Urbana, and Indivisible Rural Illinois.
The forum took place at the Champaign Public Library, Robeson Rooms A and B. The three municipal races each had their own block of time for prepared statements from all the candidates and a moderated Q&A session. There was be time after each session to mingle with the candidates. Facebook event here.
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If you missed this event, the videos are available on the LWVCC YouTube site.
The flyer below provides details about a panel discussion on February 15, 2023, 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm. Registration by February 8 is appreciated.
The panel will discuss political polarization. See the flyer for location, panelist names and sponsors. Register at go.illinois.edu/BraverAngels or use the QR code in the flyer. Or, visit the UI web page for the event.
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