Toledo Public School Board Candidate Forum

WHO: Leading candidates for Toledo Public Schools Board of Education Invited to Participate

WHAT: Candidates will be asked prepared questions with an emphasis on the achievement gap and disparities in education. Citizens will have the opportunity to submit questions online and audience members will have an opportunity to submit questions at the event (questions will be screened).

WHEN: September 29, 2009 from 6:30pm – 8:30pm (Doors open at 6:00pm)

WHERE: Collingwood Arts Center, 2413 Collingwood Blvd., Toledo, Ohio

WHY: An educated electorate is necessary for a well-functioning democracy. The Greater Toledo Urban League, Adelante LRC, and NAACP are nonprofit, nonpartisan organizations that seek to promote participation in the electoral process. Thosefellas, LLC seeks to educate, empower, and engage the community. This candidate forum will have an emphasis on educational issues (i.e. – the achievement gap, educational disparities and a host of other topics).

All members of the public are invited and encouraged to come. Citizens can submit questions via email to those fellas at yahoo.com or info at gtul.org. Questions can also be submitted via the Greater Toledo Urban League’s Facebook and Twitter pages.

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