October 04, 2012
First of two forums will feature
candidates for NY State Legislature
John’s University, continues its “PARTICIPATE ’12”
program – with two “Meet the Candidate” nights on Tuesday, October
9 and Tuesday, October 23 at the school’s Belson Moot Courtroom in
the School of Law. Both events will begin at 7 p.m.
The October 9 “Meet the Candidate” night will
feature candidates for the New York State Legislature partaking in
a public forum to discuss issues of importance to college students
and the local community. Each Candidate is invited to present a
brief campaign speech to be followed by Q&A from a panel that
includes two St. John’s University undergraduate students, a
faculty member and a media representative from NY1 News.
Meet the Candidates for the New York State Legislature
Invited guests include:
11th NYS Senatorial District NYS Sen. Tony Avella (D)
& Joseph Concannon (R)
14th NYS Senatorial District NYS Sen. Malcolm Smith
16th NYS Senatorial District NYS Sen. Toby Stavisky (D)
& JD Kim (R)
24th NYS Assembly District NYS Assembly Member
25th NYS Assembly District Nilly Rozic (D) &
Abe Fuchs (R)
27th NYS Assembly District NYS Assembly Member
29th NYS Assembly District NYS Assembly Member
Tuesday,October 9 – 7 p.m.
Belson Moot Courtroom
St. John’s School of Law
This event is free and open to the public.
St. John’s University has partnered with NY1
as a media partner for the “Meet the Candidate Night” forum.
“PARTICIPATE ’12” is a major
civic-engagement initiative to encourage and increase student voter
registration, education and community involvement in anticipation
of the upcoming Presidential Election to be held on Tuesday,
For more information on PARTICIPATE
’12, please visit www.stjohns.edu/participate,
or contact Brian Browne, Assistant Vice President for Government
Relations at St. John’s at firstname.lastname@example.org.
For media inquiries, please contact Elizabeth
Reilly, Associate Director of Media Relations, by calling (718)
990-5789, or by e-mail to email@example.com.