Saturday, February 21, 2015

Be part of a conversation with the 'New Philadelphia' — the millennials & communities of color driving the growth in our city

Join AL DÍA News Media for this unique conversation leading up to the 2015 Philadelphia Mayoral Race!

This conversation will break the wall between the candidates, the media, and the public. The mayoral candidates will converse with a selection of the city’s leading journalists in front of a diverse audience. The candidates will field questions primarily from the journalists, but also from the audience, who will submit questions for the candidates via Twitter during the event.

Featured journalists will include:
Solomon Jones (900AM WURD)
Shai Ben-Yaacov (WHYY)
Helen Ubiñas (Philadelphia Daily News)
Steve Bo-Le Yuan (Metro Chinese Weekly)
Chris Krewson (Billy Penn)
Ana Gamboa (AL DÍA News)

Moderated by AL DÍA News’ Managing Editor, Sabrina Vourvoulias

This event will highlight the lack of representation for diverse communities in Philadelphia, touching upon the disconnect between City Hall and the public.

If you’re a Philadelphian, join our audience and participate in this one-of-a-kind opportunity to let your voice be heard in front of our city’s next mayor.

This event will take place at Pipeline Philly, a multi-purpose open workspace, located across the street from City Hall.

A networking reception will take place from 5-6pm. Fruit, cheese, wine and beer will be served. The conversation will begin at 6pm.

Dynamic discussion, networking possibilities, City Hall, and the candidates: Become part of the evening that will help shape the 2015 Philadelphia mayoral race!

The following candidates have confirmed participation: Douglas Oliver, Anthony Hardy Williams, Nelson Diaz, Lynne Abraham, Jim Kenney, and Milton Street


AL DÍA News Media is a dynamic news organization based in Philadelphia, with an increasingly national scope and reach. Our multi-platform news media organization showcases the fullness of the Latino experience in the United States — fostering engagement and driving a new American narrative.

In 2014, the company relaunched its website with a focus on bilingual national content generation without sacrificing the depth of its local coverage.

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