--Open to the Public; Audience to Include Representatives from Local Community Organizations, and Queens College and Townsend Harris High School Students--
SEATING IS NO LONGER AVAILABLE; THE RSVP PAGE HAS BEEN CLOSED.
WHO: Former New York City Councilman Sal Albanese; New York City Public Advocate Bill de Blasio; New York City Comptroller John Liu; New York City Council Speaker Christine Quinn; Former New York City Comptroller Bill Thompson
WHAT: Debate among the New York City Democratic Party mayoral candidates moderated by Errol Louis, host of NY1’s “Road to City Hall,” and Queens College Political Science Professor Michael Krasner. Free and open to the public.
WHEN: Thursday, April 11, 2013, 5–7 pm
WHERE: Queens College, Rosenthal Library, Room 230
In fulfillment of its mission, “We learn that we may serve,” Queens College seeks to provide its students and members of the community with the opportunity to hear and engage with the city’s mayoral candidates. Audience members will have the chance to submit questions online ahead of time on the RSVP page. Due to time considerations, not all questions submitted will be addressed. The event is co-sponsored by the Queens College President’s Office, Department of Political Science, NY1 and the Queens College Immigration Studies Working Group (ISWG).
Queens College of the City University of New York (CUNY), founded in 1937, is dedicated to the idea that a first-rate education should be accessible to talented individuals of all backgrounds and financial means. Its more than 20,000 students come from over 170 nations and speak scores of languages, creating an extraordinarily diverse and welcoming environment. Located on a beautiful, 77-acre campus in Flushing, Queens College enjoys a national reputation for its liberal arts and sciences and pre-professional programs.