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MEDIA ADVISORY: Criminal Justice and Drug Policy Reform Organizations to Host Denver City Council Candidate Forum

April 8, 2015




DENVERThe Drug Policy Alliance, ACLU of Colorado, Colorado Criminal Justice Reform Coalition, and Communities United Against Mass Incarceration will host a Denver City Council Candidate Forum on Thursday, April 9 at 4:30 pm 

City Council candidates for Districts 10 & 11 and the at-large seats will be asked to respond to questions on a broad range of criminal justice, healthcare, homelessness, and drug policy issues in Denver.

Thursday, April 9, 2015
4:30 pm to 6:30 pm

Highlands Event Center
 3401 W 29th Ave
Denver, CO 80211

Moderator Dara Burwell, Transformative Alliances

Denver City Council Candidates (confirmed):

At Large:
Kayvan Khalatbari
Robin Kniech
Debbie Ortega

District 10:
Chris Chiari
Travis Leiker
Wayne New
Chris Cornell Wedor

District 11:
Sean Bradley
Shelli Brown
Stacie Gilmore
Tea Schook

NOTE: The candidate forum is for educational purposes only. The views expressed by the candidates do not necessarily reflect the perspective of the sponsoring organizations. The sponsoring organizations have not endorsed any of the candidates participating in the forum.

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