6:00 PM18:00

League of Women Voters District 3 Run-Off Candidate Forum

Please join us!

For community building and discussion between the qualified candidates for the special election of Atlanta City Council District 3 Run Off: 
Byron Amos and Antonio Brown

Organized by the League Of Women Voters Atlanta Fulton County (LWVAF is a non-partisan organization we do not endorse candidates nor contribute to political campaigns), in partnership with Atlanta Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.

Hosted by Lindsay Street Baptist Church

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Transform Westside Summit
7:15 AM07:15

Transform Westside Summit

This Transform Westside Summit will include a moderated Q&A between Atlanta City Council District 3 candidates Byron Amos and Antonio Brown ahead of the April 16 run-off election.

The Q&A will be moderated by Atlanta Business League President and CEO, Leona Barr-Davenport. The purpose of the Q&A is to give Historic Westside neighborhood residents, community partners and other stakeholders an opportunity to hear the candidates discuss issues of specific importance to their neighborhoods. The candidates will answer questions from the moderator and attendees.

The Summit is free to the public and includes a free Chick-fil-A breakfast. RSVP using the link below.

(Westside Future Fund is non-partisan and does not endorse any political party or candidate.)

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Atlanta City Council District 3 Candidate Forum
6:00 PM18:00

Atlanta City Council District 3 Candidate Forum

Neighbor to Neighbor, Let's Chat!

Many issues are important to the well-being of Atlanta and specifically to District 3, such as transportation, housing, education & economic development, neighborhood planning & development, social justice, and the Atlanta Beltline. Historic Westin Heights/Bankhead and Atlanta Suburban Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. are organizing a community discussion between the qualified candidates for the special election of Atlanta City Council District 3: Byron Amos, Antonio Brown, Ricky Brown, Matthew Charles Cardinale, Greg Clay, Patricia Crayton, Erika Estrada, Mesha Mainor, Jabari Simama, Shalise Young.

Atlanta Suburban Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. and Historic Westin Heights/Bankhead organization are non-partisan organizations. We do not endorse candidates nor contribute to political campaigns

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6:00 PM18:00

Mayoral Forum on Greenspace: Runoff Edition



Trees Atlanta, the Atlanta BeltLine Partnership, Park Pride, The Conservation Fund, The Nature Conservancy, Piedmont Park Conservancy, The Trust for Public Land, Georgia Conservancy, West Atlanta Watershed Alliance, Chattahoochee Riverkeeper and the Greening Youth Foundation invite you to join us for a conversation on greenspace with Norwood and Bottoms to learn more about what greenspace policy might look like under their respective administrations.

55 Gilmer St SE
Atlanta, 30303

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5:00 PM17:00

Forum on Seniors



National Church Residences presents a Mayoral Candidates Forum on Seniors

Monday, November 20, 2017 from 5:00pm – 7:00pm

Trinity Towers 

2611 Springdale Road SW, Atlanta, GA 30315

Find out how candidates for Atlanta City Mayor will handle issues around seniors, affordable housing, neighborhood revitalization, homelessness, transit and more.


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10:00 AM10:00

Live Stream: Runoff Debates for Atlanta Mayor & City


The Atlanta Press Club Loudermilk-Young Debate Series will host runoff debates for the offices of mayor of Atlanta and city council president on Thursday, November 16, 2017 at Public Broadcasting Atlanta.

The mayoral debate will be taped at 10:00 a.m. on November 16th at PBA30 and will stream live via www.fb.com/TheAtlantaPressClub and on www.wabe.org. 

Invited candidates to participate in the mayoral debate include Keisha Lance Bottoms and Mary Norwood.

The debate for city council president will stream live via www.fb.com/TheAtlantaPressClub on November 16th at 11:30 a.m.

Invited candidates to participate in the debate for city council president include Felicia Moore and Alex Wan.

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4:30 PM16:30

#VoteLocal Mayoral Forum


Join us for a mayoral forum like no other with interactive activities to help you understand candidates' knowledge of our local government, their ideas on community engagement, and much more! You can read our “job description” for the Mayor here and check out all our local voter information at voteatl.org.

There are many opportunities for you to help shape this event - starting with a quick RSVP. This event is free and open to the public but seating is limited. Please reserve your seat today.

We are also looking for some stellar volunteers to help us make sure this forum is a big success. Sound like you? Just go to civicatlanta.org/volunteer to get started. 

4:30pm Doors open - early birds can enjoy refreshments & activities

5:30pm Candidates take the stage

7:30pm End


Our new venue at Dad's Garage comes with a reduced capacity for in-person attendees, so we also encourage you to think about hosting your own watch party of the forum. We will stream the whole forum live, so invite some friends over, order some food, download our watch party guide, and tune in from the comfort of your home! Stay tuned for a list of public watch parties you can check out around town.

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3:30 PM15:30

Atlanta Mayoral Tech Pitch


New Leaders Council - Atlanta is proud to collaborate with TechSquareand General Assembly to bring to you the Atlanta Mayoral Tech Pitch!

Atlanta is poised to become a world startup technology hub and entrepreneurial ecosystem. Come hear mayoral candidates pitch to an esteemed panel of judges how as Mayor they will work to ensure Atlanta is an inclusive, innovative, entrepreneurship and investment ecosystem. 

RSVP HERE: http://atlanta.newleaderscouncil.org/atl_mayoral

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7:00 PM19:00

Mayoral Forum: Racial and Social Justice

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Bill Nigut, from Georgia Public Broadcasting, is moderating a full Mayoral Forum for the candidates for #AtlantaCityMayor on the topics of #Race and #SocialJustice. Join Ahavath Achim Synagogue, Atlanta NAACP, AJC Atlanta Regional Office, AJCaccessATL, Latin American Association - Asociación Latinoamericana, Faith Alliance of Metro Atlanta, GALEO.org, Regional Council of Churches of Atlanta, ADL - Anti-Defamation League, Sojourn: Southern Jewish Resource Network for Gender and Sexual Diversity, Islamic Speakers Bureau of Atlanta, Asian Americans Advancing Justice Atlanta and Welcoming Atlanta for a riveting night with the next Mayor of the great City of AtIanta!

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5:30 PM17:30

CIVICS 101 Workshop: Why should local food enthusiasts #votelocal this November?

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This year Atlanta will vote on a new Mayor, City Council, and School Board. Civics 101 is designed to help you become an informed voter about the function of these positions and the role they play in the everyday lives of Atlanta residents, so that we may better hold our local representatives accountable.

Atlanta is currently at a critical stage of growth and this election presents its residents with a major crossroads. This next group of leaders will decide the future face and culture of our city.

In partnership with the Center for Civic Innovation, Civics 101 is being offered so attendees will feel more confident about their understanding of the day to day roles and responsibilities of our elected city officials and able to share this important information with their communities as we get closer to the upcoming elections.

Attendees will receive informative handouts to distribute to family, friends, and local community members and learn answers to questions such as:

How does local government function?
What does the mayor do?
Who is running for city council?
Who controls the city budget?
Who do I contact about community needs?

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