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Tag Archive: 2013 School Board Campaign

  1. Neighborhood Candidate Forums

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    We’re partnering with some great community organizations to sponsor candidate forums across the city during this school board election season.  Here’s the schedule so far.  Leave a comment below, and you will be notified if there are any updates or additions to this calendar.  Don’t know which School Board District you live in? Click here and enter your address to find out.

    Candidate Forums


    Hosts: A+ Schools, League of Women Voters of Greater Pittsburgh
    Date: May 8, 2013
    Time: 6 pm – 8 pm
    Location: Hillman Auditorium, Kaufmann Center, 1835 Centre Ave., Pittsburgh PA 15219
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    District 1:

    Hosts: African American Leadership Association, The Black Political Empowerment Project and others
    Date: Saturday, April 6, 2013
    Time: 1 pm – 4 pm
    Location:  Pittsburgh Obama, 515 N. Highland Ave., East Liberty.
    Details: There will be debates in the mayoral, Pittsburgh School Board District 1 and City Council Districts 6 and 8 races. This is a non-partisan voter education/ mobilization event designed to maximize information sharing that will enable Black voters to make informed choices. Individuals can “LIKE” the AALA Facebook page, post their questions for the candidates and they will be answered live during the debate. For more information, email

    Host: Homewood Brushton YMCA
    Date: May 9, 2013
    Time: 6 p.m. – 8 p.m.
    Location: Homewood Brushton YMCA, 7140 Bennett Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15208

    Host: Community Empowerment Association, Inc.
    Date: May 15, 2013
    Time: 6 p.m. – 8 p.m.
    Location: Community Empowerment Association, 7120 Kelly Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15208

    District 3:

    Host: Hill District Ministers’ Association
    Date: April 8, 2013
    Time: 7 pm – 9pm
    Location: Wesley Center AME Zion Church, 2701 Center Ave, Pittsburgh PA, 15219

    District 5:

    Host: Greenfield PTO
    Date: May 6, 2013
    Time: 6:30 p.m. – 8 p.m.
    Location: Greenfield School, 1 Alger Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15207

    District 7:

    Host: Pittsburgh Hilltop Alliance
    Date: April 24, 2013
    Time: 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
    Location: Elder-Ado, Inc. – Knoxville Branch, 320 Brownsville Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15210

    District 9:

    Hosts: Pneuma Center for Biblical Guidance, Langley K-8 PTO
    Date: April 16, 2013
    Time: 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
    Location: Langley K-8, 2940 Sheraden Boulevard, Pittsburgh, PA 15204

    Host: Northside Leadership Conference Education Committee
    Date: April 25, 2013
    Time: 7 pm – 9 pm
    Location: Riverview Presbyterian Church, 3505 Perrysville Ave Pittsburgh, PA 15214